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Certified Dietary Supplement Professional (CDSP)™ Exam Prep Program


$499 Enroll

Full program description

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Program Learning Outcomes

This four-course micro-credential is designed to prepare you to sit the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) Certified Dietary Supplements Professional exam and earn the CDSP™ credential. 

This program provides 360 hours of training and covers all aspects of working with dietary supplements, including micro and macronutrients; nutraceuticals, including herbs, homeopathy, and medicinal mushrooms; anatomy and physiology related to the absorption and metabolism of dietary supplements; legal considerations for the use of dietary supplements; and holistic lifestyle modifications that a dietary supplements professional may use in their practice or working with customers in a retail setting. 

Students complete the following four courses: 

  • Course 1: Anatomy, Physiology, & Biochemistry 
  • Course 2: Nutritional Support of the Body
  • Course 3: Nutraceuticals
  • Course 4: Legal Responsibilities

This program is completed fully online with the flexibility to study at your own pace. 

Course Materials

You will need the following materials to complete this program:

*Note, not all of these textbooks will be used for each course, but you will have covered sections from each textbook when you complete this program. The required reading for each textbook is called out at the top of each lecture to support your learning.


Upon completion of this course, you will receive a micro-credential certificate and verified digital badge you can add to your resume or LinkedIn profile to showcase your expertise and knowledge. Enjoy your learning journey!

Note: This micro-credential is for professional development and does not award academic credit. Non-credit micro-credentials are not accredited by DEAC.