Certificate Program

Why Should I Earn My SNA Certificate in School Nutrition?

With the release of USDA Professional Standards, it’s more important than ever to invest in school nutrition training and education. Getting your Certificate in School Nutrition from SNA shows your commitment to your profession. Effective July 1, 2015, SNA’s Certificate Program will align with USDA Professional Standards making it easier for you to keep up with the requirements.

Earning your Certificate in School Nutrition will:

  • Provide a career ladder you can use to advance in the field
  • Add credibility to your position and to your school's program
  • Enhance your professional image with supervisors, parents, and administrators
  • Stay current on the latest issues and solutions related to your job

SNA Certificate in School Nutrition - Program Guide ( pdf )

Download the guide to learn more about the initial requirements to earn your SNA Certificate in School Nutrition and how the program has changed to align even more closely with USDA Professional Standards

Or Click here to see the initial requirements and download your application form.

Questions? Email certsns@schoolnutrition.org or call SNA’s Service Center at (800) 877-8822 

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