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®).
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.