Maryland University of Integrative Health

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

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Degrees Offered:

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

Format: Online

Program Description:

Educational Objectives

  • Teach students the principles, knowledge and application of integrative nutrition in the areas of:
    • physiology
    • nutritional biochemistry
    • biochemical individuality
    • macronutrients
    • micronutrients
    • role of whole foods
    • nutrition through the life cycle
    • clinical nutrition or community nutrition
    • food as medicine
    • how personal values and culture affect food choices and eating behavior
  • Teach students to cook with whole foods to maintain health and manage disease
  • Prepare students to educate others about holistic nutrition, lifestyle, wellness, and healthy living in clinical, community, and educational settings
  • Teach students to apply the principles of interconnection, holism, transformation, diversity, and resilience in life and in the field of nutrition
  • Prepare graduates to sit for national nutrition board certification exams, including the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) and Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) exams.

In addition to the educational objectives for all graduates, specific areas of concentration have the following objectives:

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

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Large Suburb

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