Earn Your Plant-Based
Nutrition Certificate

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Become a Plant-Based Expert

In a few short weeks arm yourself with the knowledge you need to improve your overall health, learn new skills, or even inspire a career change. In our online, video-based courses, you'll learn from over 20+ leading experts on topics that include:

  • The science behind a plant-based diet
  • The role nutrition plays in chronic disease
  • How to implement whole food, plant-based meals
  • The impact of food production on the environment
  • Trend diets, including gluten-free, low-carb, paleo, keto, etc.
  • How government and industry can affect dietary choices
  • Common topics of concern to athletes such as protein consumption
  • And much more!


The Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate is offered in partnership with renowned online education provider, eCornell. eCornell, Cornell University’s online learning platform, provides online professional and executive development to students around the world. They offer more than 60 award-winning professional certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines.

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These courses are designed for individuals seeking to improve their own personal health, as well as chefs, teachers, fitness trainers, entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals and more, who want to enhance their nutrition skills and education.

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While the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate is based on the groundbreaking research of Dr. T. Colin Campbell this program includes lectures from 20+ leading experts with information not included in the book.

In addition, it provides:

  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers
  • Interactive activities and discussions guided by an experienced, expert learning team
  • A certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell

Our certificate program is taught 100% online through eCornell's online learning management system.

Courses contain learning modules that feature interactive discussions, video / text lectures, quizzes, and a variety of online tools to ensure satisfactory understanding of subject matter.

Our Plant-Based Nutrition certificate is not a license, registration, or certification. Certification requires passing an exam and awards a credential upon successful completion of exam. Certification also requires recertification to stay current in a specific area. However, this certificate program does reflect your rigorous study of the evidence supporting a whole food, plant-based lifestyle. In addition, it does offer 30 hours of continuing education credits that can be applied toward the maintenance of several professional licenses and certifications.

Many find value in adding our certificate to their resume. Our certificate is a trusted credential, taught by renowned experts.

As our program is a professional development certificate program, there are no prerequisites or formal admission processes required for enrollment.

Yes, our program is available internationally. Please note, all courses are taught in English only.

Yes, payment options are available through paypal which allows you to pay over a period of 6 months with 0% interest. Please contact eCornell for more information.

Yes, our program is approved for continuing education credits for a variety of health professions. Detailed information is provided on the Center for Nutrition Studies website here.

Yes, you can register for upcoming information sessions with eCornell enrollment counselors here.

To enroll online:

  1. Click the red "Enroll Now" button located on the top right of the eCornell certificate description page
  2. Select your course start date. However, you can also select start dates at a future time and skip this step.
  3. Proceed to checkout
  4. Submit new or returning student account information
  5. Finalize payment information to complete enrollment
T. Colin Campbell, PhD

T. Colin Campbell, PhD

Cornell University

Thomas Campbell, MD

Thomas Campbell, MD

University of Rochester

Michele Simon, JD, MPH

Michele Simon, JD, MPH

Eat Drink Politics

Eric L. Adams

Eric L. Adams

Brooklyn Borough President

Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr., MD

Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr., MD

Cleveland Clinic

Dean Ornish, MD

Dean Ornish, MD

Ornish Lifestyle Medicine

Jackie Busse, MD

Jackie Busse, MD

Sutter Health

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM

NutritionFacts.org

Doug Lisle, PhD

Doug Lisle, PhD

TrueNorth Health Center

Robert Cheeke

Robert Cheeke

Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness

Evelisse Capó, PharmD

Evelisse Capó, PharmD

Center for Nutrition Studies

Jill Edwards, MS, CEP

Jill Edwards, MS, CEP

Center for Nutrition Studies

Neal Barnard, MD

Neal Barnard, MD

PCRM

Bruce Monger, PhD

Bruce Monger, PhD

Cornell University

Padma Garvey, MD

Padma Garvey, MD

Caremount Medical

Allison Wilson, PhD

Allison Wilson, PhD

Bioscience Resource Project

Brie Turner McGrievy, PhD, RD

Brie Turner McGrievy, PhD, RD

University of South Carolina

Matthew Lederman, MD

Matthew Lederman, MD

Whole Foods Market

Lilian Aguilar

Lilian Aguilar

Plant-Based Nutrition & Fitness Coaching

David J.A. Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSc

David J.A. Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSc

University of Toronto

Howard Lyman

Howard Lyman

The Mad Cowboy

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