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Transfer Information

Articulation Agreements

Graduates of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition who hold a bachelor’s degree will be eligible for the following exemptions in MUIH’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health based on an Articulation Agreement with IIN and approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

Candidates for this exemption must indicate graduation from the IIN program on their application for admission to MUIH.

Advanced Standing Agreements

Maryland University of Integrative Health allows advanced standing for students who have completed the following programs.

Center for Mind-Body Medicine – Food as Medicine

Graduates of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s Food as Medicine program may be eligible for advanced standing (three elective credits) in MUIH’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health. Candidates for this advanced standing should indicate this in their application essay, and must submit an academic paper on a topic approved by the Academic Director.

Natural Gourmet Institute – Chef’s Training Program

Graduates of the Chef’s Training Program at the Natural Gourmet Institute may be eligible for advanced standing in MUIH’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health. Graduates may be exempt from taking some of the Cooking with Whole Foods Labs I-VIII. Candidates for this advanced standing should indicate this in their application essay and submit their official record of graduation from the Chef's Training Program to the Office of Graduate Admissions office so that the Academic Director can evaluate eligibility.

Institute for Functional Medicine

Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) Certified Practitioners may be eligible for advanced standing and up to nine credits of course exemption in MUIH’s Doctor of Clinical Nutrition (DCN) program. Candidates for this advanced standing should indicate IFM certification at the time of application for admission to MUIH and must provide documentation before approval for advanced standing.

Affiliation Agreements

Georgetown University Medical Center

Students in the Georgetown University Medical Center Master of Science in Physiology - Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM-MS) program have the opportunity to apply for preferred admission and advanced standing in an MUIH degree program to further their education in the field of integrative health. Candidates for preferred admission or advanced standing should indicate their status with Georgetown University Medical Center at the time of application for admission to MUIH and must provide documentation, such as transcripts and course descriptions, prior to approval. Similarly, students enrolled in one of MUIH’s degree programs have the opportunity to apply for preferred admission and advanced standing in the CAM-MS program. Qualified students must meet or exceed the admissions criteria (including pre-requisites) for the program to which they are applying and must request advanced standing at the time of application.