Advanced Clinical Nutritionist (ACN) Certificate Requirements

The following are ACN certificate requirements:

  • Watch all the course videos
  • Pass all tests
  • Sign up for a Private, 1 hour Skype training
  • Complete paperwork and pay the certification fees

Upon completion:

  • You will receive the certification 
  • You can use Advanced Clinical Nutritionist (ACN) title next your name

Qualifications for becoming an ACN licensed provider include:

  • Healthcare Degree: Eligible providers must hold a health care degree (for example in medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, osteopathic medicine, chiropractic therapy, naturopathic medicine, physician assistant, or physical therapy assistant, athletic trainer, massage therapy, athletic trainer, exercise physiology, etc) from accredited school in the United States or Canada, or equivalent program from another country.
  • Healthcare License: Eligible providers must hold a current license from the appropriate authority (unless licensure is not required in one’s country of practice)
  • Medical Student: Eligible providers pursuing a health care degree (for example in medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, osteopathic medicine, chiropractic therapy, naturopathic medicine, physician assistant, nurse, or physical therapy assistant) from accredited school in the United States or Canada, or equivalent program from another country.
  • Healthcare providers not meeting the above requirements may contact ASTR. Petitions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

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