The Doctor of Clinical Nutrition (DCN) program focuses on contemporary perspectives in functional nutrition that take a holistic approach to personalized nutrition and seeks to determine the root causes of the symptoms. The program produces compassionate, skillful, and creative practitioners who work collaboratively to support individuals through personalized plans that move people to health. Students entering the DCN will receive advanced education in clinical nutrition to enhance their clinical skills, contribute to the current literature in the field through their clinical experience, and take leadership roles in this emerging field.
One of only two integrative Doctor of Clinical Nutrition program in the U.S., students will acquire a clinical skill set and knowledge base that prepares them to work with individuals by creating respectful, personalized plans that move people towards health.
Take a look at what our Doctor of Clinical Nutrition program offers, and how MUIH is the choice for you!
If you are interested in a career in integrative health, then you’re in luck. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15 percent from 2019 to 2029. With stats like that, there are plenty of career opportunities for those interested in integrative health.
“MUIH offers a combination of classes you just cannot get anywhere else in a regionally certified program. In addition to therapeutic nutrition, you will learn optimal ways to prepare foods, how mindfulness affects appetite and digestion, the health promoting role of supplementation and much, much more.“
– John Alger, Doctor of Clinical Nutrition Alum