Food and Nutrition Management

Food and Nutrition Management (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Four semesters, beginning in September


Contact Information

Allysha Wassegijig, program support officer
​416.675.6622 ext. 5281


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $4,269.04
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

$350 – textbooks (per semester); $100 – safety shoes; $175 – tool set; nominal fees (varying by semester) to cover the costs of industry field trips and required industry certifications.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
– Grade 11 or 12 Biology (SBI3C, SBI3U or SBI4U or equivalent)
– One Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U course in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Additional Requirements

• This program follows professional industry standards for decorum, uniform, hygiene and personal presentation. Practical lab classes have strict uniform and attendance standards and policies, which are mandatory for successful completion of these key courses.
• It is mandatory to wear a Humber issued uniform in practical lab classes in this program. Admittance to these classes is not permitted if you are not in uniform. The cost for the uniform has been added to your first semester tuition fees. In order for the uniform to be available for the first day of class, students must submit their size requirements via an online order form. For more information and to submit your uniform order, visit School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism.
• Computer skills, specifically proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are extremely important to successfully complete the program.

Our Program

Humber’s Food and Nutrition Management diploma program prepares you for an entry-level managerial role that combines the dynamic world of food service with the expanding world of health care. This is an ideal program if you love food, have a keen interest in the science of nutrition and enjoy managing people in a fast-paced environment.

Our faculty has extensive industry experience and will instruct you in courses covering clinical and community nutrition, physiology, foodservice management and administration, and cooking skills with application.

You will have the opportunity to join student branches of the Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals (CAFP) and the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM). As student members, you will build on your networking skills in the foodservice and hospitality sector and have the opportunity to apply to association-sponsored bursaries and scholarships.

Our program is especially recommended for those just starting out or those currently working in the foodservice or health-care industries and those with a background in culinary arts or hospitality.

A six-week work placement will provide you with valuable experience and industry contacts.

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Your Career

Nutrition and food management is a $115 billion global industry and growing, according to Nutrition Business Journal. Our graduates have a wide range of career options. Hospitals, corporate food service organizations, long-term care and retirement facilities, educational facilities, government agencies, and correctional institutions are potential employers where you can work as a:
– nutrition manager
– food service supervisor/director
– diet technician
– consultant to food suppliers, manufacturers
– consultant in the health and wellness industry.

Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition

Humber’s Food and Nutrition Management program is accredited by the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM). Our graduates can apply for membership upon graduation. CSNM membership is a requirement to work as a food and nutrition manager (FNM) by Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for long-term care and most acute-care facilities.

Graduates will also earn advanced food safety certification.

Study Abroad

Qualified students in this program are eligible to undertake one of the short duration experiential learning opportunities, which operate annually in May and are 10 to 20 days in length. Destinations include Europe and Asia.

Our Facilities

We have some of most modern lab facilities in North America. You will take practical courses in the following state-of-the-art facilities:

Kitchen Labs
Among the seven on-campus kitchen labs are the award-winning Compass Group Canada culinary demonstration theatre and kitchen lab, and the Garland and Mandarin induction cooking labs. You’ll be in one of these labs for classes in introductory culinary skills, institutional food production and techniques of healthy cooking courses.

Work Placement

Work placements are a valuable way to gain experience in the field, build contacts and potentially get hired before graduating, and you’ll complete a six-week full-time placement in the health-care foodservice industry.

Work placements take place at the end of the fourth semester and include long-term care facilities, hospitals, institutions, food suppliers, foodservice outlets, manufacturers and education facilities.

Note: A police record check, respiratory mask fitting, and up-to-date immunization is required prior to working in field placements. Fees are the responsibility of the student.


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