The Nutrition and Food Service Management Program provides educational opportunities for individuals who wish to pursue a career in food service management and attain membership with the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM). The focus of this accredited diploma program is on the health care sector. Langara graduates are in demand both in BC and across Canada.
The curriculum incorporates core food service courses in food service management, operations and nutrition combined with academic studies in related disciplines. Students apply the concepts of food service management through a variety of practicum and fieldwork experiences. The program can be completed entirely online on a full-time or part-time basis.
Applicants with related experience may qualify for Prior Learning, Flexible Assessment, and Recognition (PLFAR) in some first year courses.
Applicants with a Bachelor degree may be eligible for advanced standing and admission to second year.
Industry professionals serve on the Nutrition and Food Service Management Program’s advisory committee and usually meet twice a year. Members of the committee represent professional organizations such as the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM), the Pacific Society of Nutrition Managers (PSNM), the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Canadian Association of Food Service Professionals (CAFP), as well as recent graduates of the program.
Graduates of the Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma program are eligible to block transfer into the third year of Royal Roads University's Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management or Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business programs. Learn more about this opportunity.