Distinctive graduate programs ranked among the best in academic quality, affordability, and online programming
Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), a national leader in the education and practice of integrative medicine, health, and wellness, is pleased to announce that two of its leading online programs have been recognized among the best in the nation by BestColleges.com. MUIH’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health has been ranked among the top ten online master’s in nutrition programs, and the Master of Science in Health Promotion program has been named the “Best Online Master’s in Health Education” for the second year in a row.
MUIH ranks #7 on the list of top online master's in nutrition programs in the United States, and #1 on the list of top online master's in health education programs, based on criteria including academic quality, affordability, and online programming.
MUIH’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health program emphasizes the vital and interrelated physiological, environmental, socio-cultural, and spiritual roles of food. Students can earn their master's degree in nutrition in just two years, and they can become certified nutrition specialists following graduation. This program covers topics including biochemical assessment, how to apply nutrition theory, and behavioral change. Students choose from the following concentrations: human clinical nutrition, community nutrition education, or herbal medicine. Learn more about MUIH’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health.
MUIH’s Master of Science in Health Promotion features distinctive integrative health-based coursework focusing on practices such as mind-body medicine, physical activity, functional nutrition, health behavior change, and health maintenance. The program offers two concentrations: community health education and workplace wellness, and covers the education competencies required for graduates to pass the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Learn more about MUIH’s Master of Science in Health Promotion.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) projects that the job outlook for nutrition and health education professionals will grow at rates are much faster than the national average between 2016 and 2026, collectively adding over 29,000 new jobs. Individuals with an advanced nutrition degree will gain access to job opportunities providing care for patients with various medical conditions, and advising people who want to improve their overall health. Job opportunities for individuals with advanced degrees in health education will be driven by efforts to improve health outcomes and to reduce healthcare costs by teaching people healthy behaviors and explaining how to use available healthcare services.
MUIH is now enrolling for its Spring 2019 term for programs in:
- Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
- Ayurvedic Wellness
- Health and Wellness Coaching
- Herbal Studies
Priority will be given to applicants who submit their applications by November 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until January 1, 2019. Learn more and apply today.