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118 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1543
Fax: (815) 753-1321
The Certificate of Graduate Study in Eating Disorders and Obesity is the only 12 credit program in the nation utilizing the study of Nutrition, Family Studies, and Body Image to assist students and current professionals in obtaining knowledge and developing skills related to the prevention and management of obesity and eating disorders.
Practitioners in Marriage and Family Therapy or Dietetics may use the program to enhance their skills in treating eating disorders and obesity. Other professionals in various fields may use the program to prepare to prevent these disorders.
Participants must have a degree in family, consumer, and nutrition sciences or related undergraduate or graduate degree. The student must have introductory coursework in nutrition, psychology, and family relationships. You must be accepted into the program and have status as a graduate student or student at large.
This program can assist you in being part of the strategies/solutions to prevent and treat eating disorders and obesity! We look forward to hearing from you!