Functional Nutrition

Master of Science: Online

The Master of Science Degree in Functional Nutrition curriculum provides a challenging and creative learning environment with an intensive program of study that is evidence-based and
focuses on nutritional biochemistry and its application in health maintenance, treatment of disease, and disease prevention. Current and future health professionals seeking to expand their knowledge in nutrition science and its application in the health care industry will benefit from the Master of Science in Functional Nutrition program.

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Master of Science: Online

The Master of Science Degree in Functional Nutrition curriculum provides a challenging and creative learning environment with an intensive program of study that is evidence-based and
focuses on nutritional biochemistry and its application in health maintenance, treatment of disease, and disease prevention. Current and future health professionals seeking to expand their knowledge in nutrition science and its application in the health care industry will benefit from the Master of Science in Functional Nutrition program.

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15% growth rate for nutritionist/dietitian jobs over a 10-year period

15%

GROWTH

68,000+ nutritionist/dietitian to be filled between 2016-2026

68,000 +

JOBS TO BE FILLED

$60,370 median nutritionist/dietitian income

$60,370

MEDIAN INCOME

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  • Essentials
  • Outcomes
  • Mission

Essentials

The Masters of Science in Functional Nutrition curriculum provides a challenging and creative learning environment with an intensive program of study that is evidence-based and focuses on nutritional biochemistry and its application in health maintenance, treatment of disease, and disease prevention.

The Commission on Dietetic Registration will require a graduate degree for eligibility to take the Registered Dietitian/Nutrition (RDN) credential examination beginning January 1, 2024. Therefore this new program will provide students with the education necessary to meet these new requirements and remain competitive in the health care industry and to obtain the necessary skills and advanced competencies in the health care and wellness industry.

Outcomes

The graduating student will be able to demonstrate:

  • The analysis of current literature and evidence-based nutrition research to identify the impact of human health and metabolism
  • The application of biochemistry as it relates to disease treatment and prevention
  • The application of nutrient analysis and dietary patterns to facilitate dietary changes associated with optimal health
  • Written and oral communication skills

Mission

The Master of Science Degree in Functional Nutrition will provide graduates the ability to communicate the link between functional nutrition, health promotion, and disease prevention with an evidence-based curriculum. Graduates will be able to apply research findings to the issues they face as clinicians, consultants, educators, and researchers in the field of functional nutrition.

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