Dietary Supplement SpecialistTM Certification Program

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.

Awards & Recognition

The DSS Certification Program: recognized as a finalist for "Best Adult Home Learning Product of the Year" by The Digital Education Awards

Who is the program for?

Healthcare Providers

Licensed practitioners looking to refresh or improve their knowledge of nutrition and dietary supplement science

Practitioner Staff

Practice support team members interested in learning about nutrition and dietary supplements to support patients

Health Coaches, RNs, NANP members

Eligible allied health professionals seeking to upskill in the science of nutrition and dietary supplements with the goal of qualifying for a professional account with Designs for Health *

How it Works

Course Length

13 Modules

Each module ranges

from 20 - 45 min. in length

Effort

Approximately 7 hours

of learning and assessment

Format

100% online,

self-directed learning**

Program Cost

$297

(Credited back for product upon program completion)

Key Course Takeaways

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3 Steps to Accelerate your knowledge and Career

Register

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

Learn

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

Launch

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.

Testimonials

The DFH Dietary Supplement Specialist Program offers an essential yet simplistic education focused on biochemistry, metabolism, gut health, blood sugar management, immunity, cardiovascular health, stress support, product formulations, protocoling and more:-highlighting key areas very necessary for optimal clinical outcomes. This foundational program will help develop well-rounded healthcare practitioners ranging from certified health coaches and trainers to the physicians they collaborate with:-which is an all-around win for client/patient care. I haven’t seen this level of training offered anywhere else in the industry and can honestly say it would be a pleasure and a gift to work alongside any practitioner who’s completed this coursework.

testi-img Dr. Debbie Bright DC,
MS Millenial Fat Loss & Gut Health Expert

The Dietary Supplement Specialist Program is a well-thought-out training that helps coaches and practitioners get a good foundation on the purpose and use of supplementation with their clients. You'll come out with an understanding of how supplements can help aid different body systems and conditions. I highly recommend this training to anyone!

testi-img Brandy Buskow,
FDN Practitioner, Board Certified Functional Wellness Coach,
and Chief Operations Officer for Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

"This was one of the best supplement courses I have had, very informative and well designed."

Kristina R.

Everyone who is just starting a practice and for those like me who have had a practice for over 24+ years can and will benefit from the DFH Dietary Supplement Specialist Program. It was a great refresher and learning experience about product formulation & protocols, biochemistry, GI health, stress health and more! Everyone will gain new knowledge that is essential for a successful practice and optimal outcomes for their clients/patients. I have already recommended this program to my colleagues and to those who are just entering the health and wellness space. Designs for Health continues to set the bar as a true leader in their field.

Derek Johnson,
B.S. Dietetics, BCIH, CN, Holistic & Functional Nutritionist Diplomate, American Board of Integrative Medicine

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.

*The following credentials are eligible for professional account registration with Designs for Health upon successful completion of the Dietary Supplement Specialist Certification Program: 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), Professional members of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP)

**Desktop or laptop (pc or mac) platforms preferred

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