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NTI has two programs.  The Nutrition Therapy Master Certification (NTMC) program and the certified Natural Food Chef (NFC) program.  Tuition details for both programs can be found below.

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NTMC Tuition

Nutrition Therapist Master Certification Program

You can become a highly qualified Nutrition Therapist Master for less than $12,000 and in as little as 18 months!

The NTI NTMC Program is pay-as-you-go, meaning you pay for the course(s) as you take them.  If you take one course at a time, that's the only tuition cost you pay for during that time.  There are no deposits, down-payments or finance charges; full program tuition cannot be paid up front. Each course is $950 or less, and payment plans are available to break up the course fee into up to 4 payments (see Payment Plan Options below).

CourseDurationTuition
Anatomy & Physiology for the Nutritionist10 weeks$950
Biochemical Foundations of Nutrition10 weeks$950
Nutrients: The Building Blocks10 weeks$950
Nutrition Therapy in Practice10 weeks$950
Digestion and Detoxification10 weeks$950
Weight Management and Sports Nutrition10 weeks$950
Life cycles/Healthy Aging Nutrition10 weeks$950
Pathophysiology and Clinical Applications10 weeks$950
Nutritional Endocrinology and Reproductive Health10 weeks$950
Research and Communications10 weeks$950
Introduction to Herbology, Supplements and Labs10 weeks$950
Business Readiness and Coaching Skills10 weeks$950
Independent Study20 weeks$570
NUTRITION THERAPIST MASTER CERTIFICATION TOTAL
(Not including one-time $75 application fee and $35 advocacy fee) Prices effective 12/05/2022
$11,970

The Return on Your Investment

Choosing to pursue education is an investment in yourself that reaps lifelong rewards

Your investment for each of the first 12 courses is less than $100 per week; here’s what you will receive:

  • Expertly curated curriculum content that provides in-depth comprehensive education in the science and practice of holistic nutrition
  • Clearly articulated delivery of curriculum content by a diverse group of holistic health professionals using a variety of mechanisms including recorded video and live webinars, or in-person lectures
  • Effective self-guided learning through weekly slide presentations and weekly quizzes – all slide presentations are downloadable for you to keep
  • Personalized interaction with administration staff members who are friendly and genuinely interested in your success – including technical support, regular progress check-ins, and experienced advising

Your investment in the final Independent Study project is less than $48 per week; upon completion, you will have immersed yourself in the research and created a tangible product that:

  • Exhibits your expertise in a chosen area of interest
  • Substantiates your credibility and knowledge about this topic
  • Establishes your niche area of specialty
  • Can be used to generate revenue immediately upon graduation

Invest in yourself to secure these lifelong rewards:

Deeply understand how nutrition influences health from a science and research-based curriculum

Support your own health and that of your family and community

Create a rewarding career that aligns with your personal beliefs about wellness

Attain confidence and competence in knowing how to expertly guide others in achieving their own wellness goals

Be ready to become Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition

Become your own boss and achieve a desirable work-life balance

Become the person YOU needed most on your health journey!

Contact our admissions team for more information at admissions@ntischool.com

Payment Plan Options

For each course, we offer an interest free payment plan in which you can select up to 4 payments to pay for your course tuition. The first payment must be made before the course start date and the final payment must be made before the last class. There is a $15 administrative fee per payment, but the first one will be waived if you make your first payment on the day you register for your course. The payment plan can be used with any of the 13 courses in the NTMC program.

Contact our admissions team for more information admissions@ntischool.com

Additional Costs: Books

The books required for our NTMC courses are carefully selected to provide a useful ongoing reference library for graduates as they embark on their professional careers. Students purchase books independently; NTI does not sell books. The cost of books varies considerably depending on where they are purchased. There are online book vendors that offer used books at discount prices. Book lists are distributed to students when payment and enrollment forms for classes have been received. Budget approximately $800-1000 for books for the full program.

Financial Policy

Students can pay tuition by the single course or by the term. Payment plans are also available. Contact our administrative office with questions.

  • Students are charged for each course based on current prices as noted in their Enrollment Agreement. Tuition prices are subject to change at the beginning of each academic year.
  • For in-person campus and group start online courses, payment or payment arrangements must be made before the start of the course.
  • Independent start online students may begin their courses as soon as payment or payment arrangements are made.
  • A $30.00 service fee is applied to all returned checks.
  • All charges must be paid in US dollars.
  • Graduation and receipt of the certificate as a Nutrition Therapist Master will not be granted until all financial obligations to the Institute are fulfilled.
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, cash and check are accepted.

NFC Tuition

Natural Food Chef Program

You can become a certified Natural Food Chef (NFC) for less than $14,000 with our 15 week, hands-on program!

The NTI NFC Program meets 3 days a week for 15 weeks for a total of 360 hours of instruction.  NFC is limited to 10 students per term and there are 2 terms per year.  The program consists of 4 areas of emphasis and all 4 areas are provided during the single 15 week program.  A 10% deposit is required when you submit your application.  Full tuition is due by the first day of class, however a payment plan is available.  (see the Payment Plan Option below)

CourseDurationTuition
Culinary Arts & Methods (CAM)15 weeks$13,500
Cooking to Nourish (CN)15 weeksIncluded in CAM
Business Principles (BP)15 weeksIncluded in CAM
Independent Study (IS)15 weeksIncluded in CAM
NATURAL FOOD CHEF CERTIFICATION TOTAL
(Not including one-time $75 application fee)
 $13,500

Payment Plan Option

For the NFC program, we offer an interest free payment plan in which you can select up to 4 equal payments to pay for your program tuition. The 1st payment must be made before the program start date.  The 2nd payment is due at Week 4, 3rd payment due at Week 8, and 4th payment due at Week 12.  There is a $15 administrative fee per payment, but the first one can be waived if you make your first payment on the day you register for the program.

Contact our admissions team for more information admissions@ntischool.com

Additional Costs: Books and Knives

The books required for our NFC program are carefully selected to provide a useful background on the many cooking techniques and food preparations covered in the kitchen.  Students purchase books independently; NTI does not sell books. The cost of books varies considerably depending on where they are purchased. There are online book vendors that offer used books at discount prices. Book lists are distributed to students when payment and enrollment forms for NFC program have been received. Budget approximately $200-$300 for books for the full program.  Additionally, at Week 3 of the program, students will be required to purchase 3 knives from a vendor of their choosing.  Do not purchase knives prior to Week 3.  Costs vary depending on the brand of the knives but range from $100 to $400.  Books and knives remain the property of the student.

Financial Policy

Students can pay tuition any day prior to the first day of class. Payment plans are also available. Contact our administrative office with questions.

  • A minimum number of enrolled students is needed in order to offer the NFC program each term. If the minimum number of students is not reached, students will receive a full refund of their deposit and any tuition paid. If the minimum number of students is reached, NTI will notify all enrolled and/or registered students that the NFC program will occur that term. Students will then have 3 business days to cancel their Enrollment Agreement and/or registration via email and in order to get their 10% deposit refunded. After this 3-day period, the 10% deposit will become non-refundable even if the student withdraws or cancels before the first day of class.
  • A $30.00 service fee is applied to all returned checks.
  • All charges must be paid in US dollars.
  • Graduation and receipt of the certificate as a Natural Food Chef will not be granted until all financial obligations to the Institute are fulfilled.
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, cash and check are accepted.