New Saybrook University Master’s Degree in Integrative and Functional Nutrition to Commence January 2015
Saybrook University this week announced that its new master's degree in nutrition will open in January 2015. The MS in Integrative and Functional Nutrition is pending accreditation from WASC, a regional accrediting body recognized by the U. S. Department of Education
Join the vanguard of healthcare professionals offering patients new and more effective forms of self-care and health management. Study in our nutrition graduate program to become a patient-centered healthcare provider who combines a rigorous scientific understanding of nutrition and whole-body health with proven techniques that support the mind and spirit as well.
Intended for dietitians, nutritionists, and other healthcare professionals, our MS in Integrative and Functional Nutrition builds upon basic and nutritional sciences and provides advanced science-based training in integrative and functional nutrition, as well as introduces mind-body skills and other integrative nutrition-related approaches. Enhance your practice with new evidence-based holistic techniques and embrace new opportunities to help individuals become their best selves. This degree may help you open doors in settings ranging from private practice to hospitals and community health centers. Healthcare practitioners who have both scientific training in functional nutrition and the psychological and holistic understanding of integrative care will be key contributors to healthcare-related interdisciplinary teams.
Grounded in hard science and emphasizing the patient-centered care connection that makes healthcare most effective, this unique program will help take your career in healthcare to a more professionally and personally-fulfilling level.
The Saybrook MS in Integrative and Functional Nutrition emphasizes wellness, prevention and therapeutic nutrition, recognizing systems biology, biochemical individuality, and the role of lifestyle and environmental factors. It emphasizes patient-centered care throughout the program, exploring ways patients can integrate food and nutrition with all aspects of a healthy life, incorporating the mind, body, and spirit.
Key to Saybrook's curriculum is your access to the expertise and attention of faculty in the School of Mind-Body Medicine. Our experienced researchers and practitioners, who are widely recognized in the field, serve as mentors, professional guides, and a personal support network for your goals and transformation.
First cohort starts with the Spring 2015 term on January 18, 2015 with a new student orientation
Scholarships and other financial aid available.
No GRE is required
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