JSI can help you advance your school nutrition career! A variety of advanced learning opportunities are available including multi-day workshops, and credit bearing undergraduate and graduate programs.
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) with a concentration in Nutrition Education, specialization in Nutrition Education Specialist is designed for school nutrition directors as well as other professionals from many related fields who have already completed their bachelor’s degree. The M.Ed. degree is conveniently offered entirely online. Coursework includes the advanced study of education, applied nutrition and nutrition education, and allows students to broaden their individual expertise through elective courses. Applicants must have at least one year of professional experience and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
The Certificate in Excellence in School Nutrition Program is specifically designed for directors of school nutrition programs and managers who wish to advance in their school nutrition careers. It is a state-recognized certification for school nutrition directors and it includes five undergraduate FSU courses over five semesters. New students are currently being accepted for the January 2016 spring semester. To apply, complete the online pre-registration form, no later than December 1, 2015. Space is limited and based on a first come, first serve basis.
The Management Institute is designed especially for school nutrition managers. The three-day workshop totals 21 hours of professional development and covers leadership, financial management, personnel management, communication, merchandising, and nutrition. The Management Institute is an excellent option for those who do not wish to commit to an academic degree. Be sure to check back on our website soon for August 2016 dates and registration information.
Consider JSI and FSU to help you move your career to the next level!