The Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition & Functional Medicine from Utah State University integrates nutrition with functional medicine for a holistic approach to health. The program shapes future leaders to influence these fast-growing fields.
This online graduate certificate in nutrition prepares students to use nutrition, biopsychosocial therapies, and natural remedies to manage complex health challenges.
The advanced training goes beyond the traditional nutritional programs. The rapid advancements in these fields are incorporated into the curriculum to emphasize the importance of clinical nutrition in the prevention of disease.
Coursework integrates cutting edge functional medicine clinical resources and tools developed by the Institute for Functional Medicine. This science-based, patient-centered approach to health uses natural methods along with diet and nutrition. Topics of study include:
- Pharmacology and drug-nutrient interactions
- Psychology of eating and wellness
- Mind-body medicine and psychology of well-being
Furthermore, the program focuses on precision medicine by leveraging the genetic and biochemical individuality of people to treat the whole person. Graduates develop informed management and wellness approaches to using lifestyle and nutritional interventions within a functional medicine framework.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Maine is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent