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Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine

University of Western States

M.Sc. Online
18 months
Duration
17645 USD/year
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About

The Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine program at University of Western States delves deeply into the biochemical and genetic individuality of each patient so that practitioners can treat the whole person, not just the symptoms.

Overview

Graduates from Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine program at University of Western States focuses on the clinical management of chronic illnesses and conditions as the framework for presenting the nutrition subject materials.

Students are provided effective, patient-centered management strategies by which to address the myriad of clinical disorders commonly manifest in the current health care system population. This approach allows training to occur in the same context the practitioner will be applying the knowledge. The required coursework combines traditional nutrition science courses with coursework based on the clinical application of functional medicine.

Graduates with Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from University of Western States will:

  • Possess the knowledge and skills to assess individuals for nutritional deficiencies and imbalances and apply evidence-based therapeutic interventions.
  • Bring to their patients and communities a well-informed understanding of the crucial relationship between whole food nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Link research findings to the clinical application of the functional medicine model.
  • Engage in life-long learning.
  • Practice according to ethical and professional standards.
  • Produce a scholarly paper on an important functional medicine topic and pass the MS-HNFM comprehensive examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Functional Medicine
  • Nutritional Biochemistry Evidence-Based Nutrition
  • Whole Food Nutrition and Supplementation
  • Nutritional Biochemistry 
  • Evidence-Based Nutrition 
  • Nutrition in Special Populations 
  • Whole Food Nutrition and Supplementation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

52 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) or first professional degree
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
  • Current resume or CV
  • Statement of purpose/supplemental questions 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal interview (over the phone or in person) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17645 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26468 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    17645 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26468 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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