CURRICULUM

Masters of Natural Health Science Program Sample Curriculum

30 credit hours of curriculum and a 15 credit hour (15,000 word) Thesis  

 

MODULE I

SCI   418         Holistic Blood Chemistry & Urine Lab Analysis          4

NUT 448         Nutritional Assessment & Counseling                           4

NUT 460         Holistic Nutritional Counseling                                      4

IR 400             Iridology I (Optional)                                                     5

 

MODULE II

NM 402           Natural Therapeutics                                                      4

SCI 455           Basic Medical Sciences                                                  5

NM 507           Functional Medicine                                                       4

NM 518           Women’s Health & Gynecology                                    4

 

MODULE III

NM 504           Integrative Medical Lab Analysis                                  4

BUS 419         Business Practices & Office Management                     1

TH 510            Thesis                                                                            15

(Other courses may be substituted with prior approval of the Dean)

 

MODULE IV

Electives/Optional courses:

NUT 301         Basic Nutrition                                                                5

NUT 304         Clinical Nutrition                                                            4

NM 303           Botanical Medicine I                                                      5

HM 305           Homeopathy I                                                                 4

NUT 307         Whole Nutrition                                                              4

NM 309           Detoxification & Nature Cure                                        3

NM 311           Gastroenterolgy & Colon Therapy                                 4

ANM 301        Animal Natural Health                                                   3

ANM 303        Aromatherapy & Essential Oils for Animals                 3

ANM 304        Herbology & Flower Essence for Animals                    3

SCI 317           Elemental Chemistry                                                      3

NM 401           History, Philosophy & Natural Healing Therapeutics                     3

ANM 401        Animal Natural Health II                                                3

ANM 406        Healing Modalities for Animals                                     3

SCI 401           Clinical Biochemistry                                                     4

SCI 408           Pathology                                                                        5

NM 435           Natural Detoxification                                                    4

NM 503           Physical Examination & Diagnosis                                4

NM 436          Natural Immune Enhancements                                     3

NM 390           Fundamentals of Herbology                                           4

PHM 608        Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology                            3

 

 

Masters with Concentration in Integrated Medicine


The concentrations in Integrated Medicine and Clinical Nutrition are specialized programs developed for the student seeking an advanced comprehensive nutrition and/or Integrated Medicine education based in the philosophy of Natural and Integrated medicine. Graduates in the Masters of Science program will demonstrate content knowledge, pedagogical, and professional knowledge necessary for successful performance in their field. Students gain a scientific foundation for understanding the vast world of natural and integrated medicine. They learn to evaluate new studies and research and determine scientific validity, applicability and protocols. They have the skills to translate nutrition and integrated medical science into meaningful, accessible information in diverse fields. Students will also develop vast knowledge and tools for communicating complex information in simple ways that transform peoples’ lives. Students develop advanced skills in creating innovative nutrition and wellness programs, motivating behavior change and other tools for bringing their knowledge to people who need it.

Integrated Medicine Core Curriculum:

30 credit hours of curriculum and a 15 credit hour (15000 words) thesis 

 

Module I – Basic Sciences and Integrated Medicine Modalities

Basic Sciences (If not already completed)

SCI 320           Anatomy & Physiology                                                  4

SCI 455           Basic Medical Sciences                                                  5

NM 401           History, Philosophy & Natural Healing Therapeutics           5

NM 404           Functional Medical Lab Analysis                                   4

 

Module II – Integrated Medicine Modalities

NM 402           Natural Therapeutics I                                                    4

NUT 460         Holistic Nutritional Counseling                                      4

NM 507           Functional Medicine                                                       4

NM 518           Women’s Health & Gynecology                                    4

 

Module III – Advanced Nutrition, Assessment and Evaluation

SCI 418           Holistic Blood Chemistry & Urine Lab Analysis          4

NM 504           Integrative Medical Lab Analysis                                  4

PM 608           Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology                            3

NM 450           Research/Case Studies                                                    1

TH 510            Thesis                                                                            15

 

Electives/Optional courses:

NUT 301         Basic Nutrition                                                                5

NUT 304         Clinical Nutrition                                                            4

NM 303           Botanical Medicine I                                                      5

HM 305           Homeopathy I                                                                 4

NUT 307         Whole Nutrition                                                              4

NM 309           Detoxification & Nature Cure                                        3

NM 311           Gastroenterolgy I & Colon Therapy                               4

ANM 301        Animal Natural Health                                                   3

ANM 303        Aromatherapy & Essential Oils for Animals                 3

ANM 304        Herbology & Flower Essence for Animals                    3

PHM 608        Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology                            3

SCI 317           Elemental Chemistry                                                      3

ANM 401        Animal Natural Health II                                                3

ANM 406        Healing Modalities for Animals                                     3

SCI 401           Clinical Biochemistry                                                     4

SCI 408           Pathology                                                                        5

NM 435           Natural Detoxification                                                    4

NM 436           Natural Immune Enhancements                                     3

NM 390           Fundamentals of Herbology                                           4