Maryland University of Integrative Health

Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health - Human Clinical Nutrition

Address:

Office of Graduate Admissions

7750 Montpelier Road

Laurel, MD 20723

United States

Phone:

1-800-735-2968

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health - Human Clinical Nutrition

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Human Clinical Nutrition:

  • Prepare graduates to take leadership roles in the field of clinical nutrition
  • Provide experiential training in a clinical setting or by creating and implementing a research project
  • Enable students to effectively position their services and offerings to clients, clinics and other practitioners in order to earn their livelihood as a nutrition professional

    The Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health is unique in integrating biochemical assessments, basic science, and applied nutrition coursework and employing case studies and client interviews to teach intervention strategies for a wide range of health challenges. The curriculum addresses the cognitive and physiological factors influencing the complex role of food and nutrition in human health.

    Experiences unique to the MUIH Master’s degree are the cooking labs and hands-on practice in nutritional assessment and counseling or in the planning, development and delivery of nutrition education programs. Through a series of whole foods cooking labs, students apply nutrition theory, acquire cooking skills and learn the restorative nature of whole foods. Depending on the Area of Concentration, the degree culminates in a two-trimester experience in which students interview and assess real and mock clients, develop a nutrition education program for a particular population or complete an applied research project on a nutrition problem. 

    Graduates are prepared to sit for national certification exams such as the Certified Nutrition Specialist Exam and the Certified Health Education Specialist Exam.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Large Suburb

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