Consumer Education “Health & Nutrition” Courses, Non-credit
The Consumer Education Department represents the School of Health's outreach efforts to San Francisco's senior citizens. No-cost, non-credit courses covering topics on nutrition and health, consumer issues, physical activity, food preparation, and personal safety are offered at 40+ sites throughout the City.
Please refer to CCSF’s online schedule for class times and locations.
Nutrition Assistant Program
Every Fall semester the Consumer Education Department offers the Nutrition Assistant Program, a two-semester certificate program designed to develop competency in the delivery of nutrition-related services. The program consists of 15 units of course work and 2 units of field experience equivalent to 160 hours.
Study in the Nutrition Assistant Program will:
- Prepare students for entry-level employment in public health settings and hospitals through an integrated curriculum of course work and field experience.
- Introduce students to careers in nutrition and health.
- Provide students with hands-on experience to acquire marketable, job-specific skills.
- Enable students to earn college credits to apply toward an associate or baccalaureate degree program.
NEW ! Enhanced Podcasts (audio/visual slide shows) on iTunes including an orientation to the Nutrition Assistant Program (7:06 mins) and FAQs (7:18 mins).