Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate

The most comprehensive program in plant-based nutrition in partnership with eCornell.

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Certificate Overview

The Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate offered in partnership with renowned online educator eCornell is a revolutionary online program that will help you understand the importance of diet and nutrition for your life. Through video presentations with over 20 experts (MDs, PhDs, RDs, RNs, etc.), research and perspectives are provided to emphasize why following a plant-based diet and lifestyle is optimal for health — including the prevention and reversal of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Inside the Program:

  • Easy online access, self paced schedule
  • Classes start every 2 weeks
  • Lectures by subject-matter experts
  • Consists of videos, readings, activities, quizzes and instructor moderated discussions
  • No pre-requisites
  • Earn your certificate in as little as six weeks

Who Should Enroll

From individuals looking for a deeper understanding of optimal health to healthcare professionals interested in Continuing Education Credits, the Certificate offers in-depth study in Whole Food, Plant-Based principles. It addresses common misconceptions about how food impacts our health, and covers a range of topics from science to public policy.

What You'll Learn

  • The role nutrition plays in chronic disease
  • Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s eight principles of nutritional health
  • Impact of whole food plant-based diets on weight loss and weight management
  • The psychological reasons we are drawn to unhealthy foods
  • Supplements, protein consumption, and athletic performance
  • How government and industry can affect dietary choices and the environment
  • Trend diet topics including: gluten-free, low-carb, vegan, paleo, etc.

Featured Experts

T. Colin Campbell, PhD Cornell University

Thomas Campbell, MD University of Rochester

Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr., MD Cleveland Clinic

Michele Simon, JD, MPH Eat Drink Politics

Dean Ornish, MD Ornish Lifestyle Medicine

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM

Doug Lisle, PhD TrueNorth Health Center

Robert Cheeke Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness

Neal Barnard, MD PCRM

Jill Edwards, MS, CES Center for Nutrition Studies

Evelisse Capó, PharmD Center for Nutrition Studies

Bruce Monger, PhD Cornell University

Amy Lanou, PhD UNC Asheville

Allison Wilson, PhD Bioscience Resource Project

Brie Turner-McGrievy, PhD, RD University of South Carolina

William W. Li, MD The Angiogenesis Foundation

Rui Hai Liu, PhD, MD Cornell University

Erin Campbell, MD, MPH University of Rochester

Anne Bingham, MD Crescent Street OBGYN

Yami Cazoria, DO, MPH, MS Nourish Wellness

David J.A. Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSc University of Toronto

Howard Lyman The Mad Cowboy

Ready to Get Started?

Speak with an eCornell enrollment counselor today

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  • Sample Course: Free Trial
  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Effort: 5-7 hours per week
  • Schedule: Self-paced
  • Access: 24/7
  • Price: $1,260
  • Questions: 1-607-330-3200
  • Video Transcripts: English
  • CE Credits: Continuing Education Credits

Get Your Sample Course Today

Our Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate is offered in collaboration with renowned online education provider, eCornell. eCornell's unique approach to online learning combines the most effective elements of an Ivy League classroom with the flexibility of an online learning environment.

Message from T. Colin Campbell