Master of Science in Integrative Nutrition - Online

The Master’s Degree in Integrative Nutrition is an online degree program for the adult learner that seeks to incorporate nutrition and wellness skills into practice, deepen knowledge in integrative nutrition, and prepare for further professional credentialing.

Length of Program: 2 years, full time
Format: Online

Program Overview

In this innovative nutrition program, students are trained on the intersectionality of diet, lifestyle, environment, and culture, in a truly integrative nutrition approach. Research, culinary medicine, counseling skills, disease prevention, whole foods nutrition, dietary supplementation, food systems and justice are covered under a whole-person wellness lens. Based on Bastyr’s holistic approach, this program meets the demand for online education by providing a flexible learning environment and student-centered focus, taught by highly qualified faculty.
 

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During this 2-year program, you will learn: 

  • Counseling skills 
  • Culinary Medicine 
  • Dietary supplementation 
  • Disease prevention 
  • Food systems and justice 
  • Research skills 
  • Whole foods nutrition 

Now accepting applications for the September 6th start

Program Highlights

  • 100% online, asynchronous
  • 18 to 24 months*
  • Accelerated format for working professionals
  • 7.5-week long courses 
  • Focus on one course at a time
  • Grounded in Bastyr’s truly integrative approach 
  • Tuition Guarantee**

*To be considered for transferring in foundation courses (Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology for the Nutrition Professional), a transfer form with official transcripts must be included with application. Subject to approval.

**All students in this program receive our Tuition Guarantee.  This program ensures your tuition remains affordable and predictable.  As long as there are no interruptions in your course of study, we guarantee your tuition will remain the same and never increase while earning this degree.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can pursue careers in: 

  • Nutrition consulting in private and group settings, spas, wellness centers, and schools
  • Corporate wellness programs
  • Natural products industry
  • Research and development
  • Nutrition education and promotion

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply principles of integrative nutrition to promote health and wellness in individuals and groups.
  • Evaluate dietary models with an integrative whole food, social, and environmental justice approach.
  • Analyze nutrition status, identify nutritional needs, and apply evidenced-based nutrition science in designing interventions.
  • Create original research proposal integrating relevant nutrition research analysis and evaluation.

General Requirements

  • Completion of bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university 
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 (a lower GPA will require the review of the program chair)

View the university catalog here

Tuition

Price Per Credit Credits for Completion Total Tuition Books/supplies
$445/credit hour

45 to 54

depending on status at entry*

$20,000 to $24,000

depending on status at entry*

$750/year

 

*To be considered for transferring in foundation courses (Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology for the Nutrition Professional), a transfer form with official transcripts must be included with application. Subject to approval.

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