New York, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2013
The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), the world’s largest nutrition school, is proud to announce its new partnership with Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), one of the only accredited graduate schools in the nation completely dedicated to wellness. Through an academic articulation agreement between the two organizations, graduates of Integrative Nutrition’s flagship course the Health Coach Training Program who also hold an undergraduate degree are now eligible to earn advanced standing of up to six and one half credits towards an MUIH graduate degree.
“I’m delighted to announce this partnership with MUIH,” said Integrative Nutrition Founder, Director, and primary teacher Joshua Rosenthal, MScEd. “We are committed to empowering Integrative Nutrition students and graduates with the best professional and academic opportunities, and this partnership enhances the value of an Integrative Nutrition education. MUIH is a highly respected university that shares in our mission to advance wellness and transform healthcare. I encourage all students and alumni to consider taking advantage of this incredible opportunity.”
According to the articulation agreement, Maryland University of Integrative Health will offer 6-6.5 credits of advanced standing to graduates of the Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Training Program and who meet MUIH admissions requirements for the following programs: the Master of Arts in Health Coaching/ Nutrition concentration, the Master of Science in Health Promotion/Coaching concentration and the Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health.
“We are pleased to join with Integrative Nutrition in this new venture,” said Frank Vitale, President and CEO of MUIH. “For nearly 40 years, we have been committed to whole-person, relationship-centered education and clinical care. Our faculty and graduates are leaders and advocates in the field of integrative health, and our progressive academic programs combine wisdom traditions with contemporary science. This partnership represents a more formalized alignment of organizational values and goals and creates a bond for our respective communities. Together, we look forward to shifting the landscape of healthcare.”
“Adding strategic academic and professional partnerships that complement Integrative Nutrition’s curriculum is paramount for our students,” said Integrative Nutrition President Michael Iacona. “We’re constantly striving to ensure that our students receive the highest caliber of education, and we are pleased to add MUIH as a distinguished member to our roster of partnerships. We’re delighted that through this partnership with MUIH, we are able to provide more germane higher education options for our students and graduates.”
Graduates of Integrative Nutrition may apply for admission to MUIH immediately and may begin their degrees as early as January 2014.
About The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN)
Founded by Joshua Rosenthal, MScEd, in 1992, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition has grown from a small classroom of passionate individuals to a global community of over 37,000 students and graduates in more than 110 countries worldwide. Its flagship course, the Health Coach Training Program, teaches students to become successful Health Coaches who can effect positive, long-lasting change. The school’s unique curriculum teaches a wide variety of skills in health coaching, nutrition education, business management, and healthy lifestyle choices. Visit http://www.integrativenutrition.com for more information.
About Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH)
Maryland University of Integrative Health, formerly Tai Sophia Institute, is the leading academic institution for integrative health in the nation. For nearly 40 years, MUIH has educated practitioners in health and wellness through transformative and relationship-centered programs that draw from traditional wisdom and contemporary science. MUIH offers graduate degrees and certificates in a wide range of health disciplines, as well as programs for professional and personal development. In the on-campus Natural Care Center and community outreach settings, student interns and faculty provide compassionate and affordable healthcare and deliver more than 35,000 clinical treatments and consultations each year. Visit http://muih.edu for more information.