This interdisciplinary program will allow you to work in the field as a health educator or to complement your work as a health professional or researcher.
This degree can be applied in a variety of ways: teaching, writing, working with food or supplement manufacturers, media, and more. Our graduates' help consumers navigate through the mass of confusing and often contradictory health and nutrition information. Graduates work to educate people so that they can make their own informed health and lifestyle decisions more easily.
Graduates of this program will gain knowledge of and practice with holistic tools to support changes in thoughts, feelings, and beliefs and a comprehensive knowledge of holistic nutrition which will allow them to work in a clinical or educational setting. Our focus is to provide doctoral students with a working understanding of human physiology and biochemistry and integrate that with the current science of nutrition. We focus on how our food and lifestyle affects overall health. Our studies also include information on the use of nutritional and herbal supplements, detoxification programs, and information about laboratory testing that is used to assess nutritional and functional status.