What You Need to Know About Earning Your SNA Certificate in School Nutrition


Are you considering earning your SNA Certificate in School Nutrition? The SNA Certificate has many benefits for school nutrition professionals to help advance in the profession and it serves as a pathway to learning best practices in the school nutrition industry. More than 18,790 school nutrition professionals have earned their SNA Certificate making a commitment to stay current on the job and ensuring best practices are being met in our profession.

Start taking action today toward earning your SNA Certificate in School Nutrition that will provide you the tools you need to stay current and succeed! Review the three steps below to earn your SNA Certificate and you’ll be on your way to joining thousands of members nationwide. To learn more about how to complete each step visit our How to Earn Your SNA Certificate in School Nutrition page.

Here at SNA we are always searching for ways of providing our members to have a more realistic growth path and to help them strive towards continued growth and experience. With this intention, SNA will be introducing in July a new bridge level to the SNA Certificate Program between the current level 1 & 2.

The new “level 2” Certificate Program will allow our members more flexibility in earning the certificate. To learn more about our new bridge level, visit our New Bridge Level page.

There are three steps to earning your SNA Certificate in School Nutrition:

  1. Academic Experience and Requirement: Meet all requirements for a specific Certificate Level before submitting your application.
  2. Submit your documentation and Payment: Download our Program Guide to get all the details on how to submit your documents and payment.
  3. Celebrate: Upon approval of your application, SNA will send you a verification letter to confirm you earned you SNA Certificate in School Nutrition.


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