Nutrition Oncology Graduate Certificate

This is a distance education program that focuses on the scientific study of carcinogens; the onset of malignancy in cells, tissues, blood, and organs; the genetics of cancer; the anatomy and physiology of cancer cells; and the study of cancer behaviors and treatments. Includes instruction in gene expression; oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes; viral genes and cancer proliferation; regulation of signal transduction; cancer proteins; hormonal and growth factors in cancer cells; tumor promotion, progression, and metastasis; carcinogen receptors and metabolism; carcinogen ecology; immunological targeting; and studies of genetic, chemical, radiologic and other treatment therapies.

Credits: 20
Duration: 2 semesters
Tuition: $17,778 ($888.89 per credit)

Curriculum

ONC500Introduction to Radiation Oncology2 Credits
ONC501Introduction to Medical Oncology2 Credits
ONC502Introduction to Surgical Oncology2 Credits
NUT502Nutrition Assessment3 Credits
NUT503Diet, Genes, & Nutrition3 Credits
NUT507Nutrition Oncology3 Credits
GASTP505Food & The Senses3 Credits
HP519Public Law & Policy1 Credit
MP590Medical and Professional Ethics1 Credit

Plan of Study

Semester 1
Introduction to Radiation Oncology2 Credits
Introduction to Medical Oncology2 Credits
Introduction to Surgical Oncology2 Credits
Medical and Professional Ethics1 Credit
Nutrition Assessment3 Credits
10 Credits
Semester 2
Nutrition Oncology3 Credits
Food & The Senses3 Credits
Diet, Genes, & Nutrition3 Credits
Public Law & Policy1 Credit
10 Credits

Program Application Requirements

Program Admission Requirements