Become a CNS®

Become certified as an advanced personalized nutrition practitioner.

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Current CNS®

Continue learning and growing. Access your CNS resources.

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Specialty Certifications

Become an expert in specialty areas of nutrition science and practice.

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University & CE Partnerships

Collaborate with us to advanced nutrition education and practice before and after certification.

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We Set Robust Standards for the Practice of Personalized Nutrition:

  • Our certifying board, the Board for Certification of Nutrition SpecialistsSM (BCNSSM), sets the standard for advanced personalized nutrition practitioners via our Certified Nutrition Specialist® (CNS®) credential.
  • We certify practitioners in specialty areas of advanced personalized nutrition.
  • We designate as Fellows those who have distinguished themselves in the area of nutrition science and research.
  • We partner with universities to instill curriculum standards that equip the next generation of nutrition professionals.

About the BCNS

The Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists℠(BCNS℠) was established in 1993 and administers the advanced certification for personalized nutrition practitioners: Certified Nutrition Specialist® (CNS®).
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CNS Portal

Monitor your CNS status, pay your fees, update your contact information and more.

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