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Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health - Community Nutrition Education
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.
Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school
Locale: Large Suburb