Dietary Supplement SpecialistTM Certification

At Designs for Health, part of our mission is to advance the way education and technology support wellness for all. In our commitment to evidence-based education, we have created The Designs for Health Dietary Supplement SpecialistTM (DSS) Certification Program.

The DSS Certification Program empowers health professionals through robust, self-direct online education. Grounded in a foundation of evidence-based nutritional principles, the course content is designed to enhance your knowledge and proficiency in the safe, effective application of dietary supplements.

Course Overview

The Dietary Supplement SpecialistTM (DSS) Certification Program from Designs for Health is an accredited educational program featuring a comprehensive curriculum on the science of nutrition and dietary supplementation. The program consists of 13 in-depth modules that explore essential aspects of biology, physiology, and nutritional biochemistry, as well as nutrients, herbs, and other compounds that support healthy function. Educational emphasis is given to dietary supplementation, including ingredient identification, formula composition, and evidence-based benefits in client care.

Program Accreditation

The Designs for Health Dietary Supplement SpecialistTM (DSS) Certification Program is accredited and approved for continuing education credits (CEC) with the following industry organizations.

How it Works

Course Length

13 Modules

Each module ranges

from 20 - 45 min. in length


Approximately 7 hours

of learning and assessment


100% online,

self-directed learning*

Program Cost


(Credited back for product upon program completion)


Registrants interested in the Designs for Health Dietary Supplement SpecialistTM (DSS) Certification Program must possess and provide proof of credentials in one of the following categories:

Certified Health Coaches active and in good standing with one of the following Health Coaching programs:

  • - ACE Fitness Health Coach
  • - Functional Nutrition Lab
  • - Adapt Health Coach
  • - Health Coach Institute
  • - AFPA Health Coach
  • - Institute for Integrative Nutrition
  • - Dr. Sears Wellness Institute
  • - National Society of Health Coaches
  • - Duke Integrative Medicine Health Coach
  • - Nutritional Therapy Association
  • - Functional Diagnostic Nutrition
  • - Restorative Wellness Solutions
  • - Functional Medicine Coaching Academy
  • - Wellcoaches School of Coaching

Registered Nurses (RN)

Key Course Takeaways

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3 Steps to Accelerate your knowledge and Career


Register to begin your journey and discover the science of dietary supplements.


Learn new concepts in science-based nutrition and natural medicine, from anywhere, on any device.*


Launch your career or elevate it to the next level as a Dietary Supplement SpecialistTM enhancing the wellness of others and becoming part of an exceptional community of passionate health professionals.

Program Investment

Program Fee $297. Upon completion and passing of the program, participants receive a product credit in the amount of the program fee for use upon professional registration with Designs for Health.

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Disclaimer : The information in this course is provided for educational purposes only. It is not medical advice or training. Health Coaches are solely responsible for how they choose to use this information or to recommend supplements to their clients.

*Product credit available only upon professional registration with new Designs for Health customer account

*Desktop or laptop (pc or mac) platforms preferred