online ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN BARIATRIC SCIENCE PROGRAM online
BECOME A CERTIFIED BARIATRIC SPECIALIST
Advantage of Becoming Certified
Globesity is the pandemic of the 21st century. In 2013 the American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease. The increased prevalence of obesity and a need for bariatric science trained health and education professionals led to the development of the American Association of Bariatric Counselors.
- Completion of the Advanced Certificate in Bariatric Science program qualifies Touro students for national board certification and credentialing by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors.
- Certification provides recognition of your knowledge and training and identifies you as a specialist in the emerging discipline of Bariatric Science.
- Certification is an investment in your career, livelihood and future.
- Certification safeguards the public from unscrupulous practices by providing evidence-based research and tested best practices in Bariatric Science.
- M.D., R.N., Ph.D., R.D., MSW, M.A. or other professional credentials that follow your name identify your profession; the CBC (Board Certified Bariatric Counselor) or CBE (Board Certified Bariatric Educator) credential identifies your specialty.