Master of Science in Nutrition & Human Performance
With curriculum blending research and sound clinical applications, graduates of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance Program will learn to analyze diet and health status, assess nutrition deficiencies as well as food allergies and offer patients evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle recommendations.
Graduates are Prepared to:
Logan enhances students' knowledge by integrating fundamentals of nutritional biochemistry, metabolism, health and wellness with research methods used in nutrition. Graduates find careers in public health programs, education, nutrition and health communication, consulting and nutrition-related businesses in private and public sectors.
Students have the option of writing a master's thesis, which will add to your existing knowledge about nutrition and well-being, or performing a clinical internship, which provides experience in nutritional assessment, consulting and managing a corporate wellness program.
Assess and design nutritional plans to maximize human performance.
Manage nutrition programs and content of health and corporate wellness programs.
Assess, diagnose and manage health and performance related nutrition issues in clinical, performance, and university settings.
Provide clinical nutrition expertise as an integral member of a team-based healthcare system.
Take certification exams for Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) and the Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) credentials.
Logan’s Nutrition and Human Performance graduates are qualified to sit for independent certification exams. Students should contact their local state Board of Health to determine which of these may be recognized for practice in their state and any other state licensing, registration or certification requirements, as they are subject to change.
Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) through the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB). The Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB) provides professional training, examining, and certifying for alternative or complimentary medical, clinical nutrition and health care organizations, in addition to specialty credentialing programs and state license/certification exams. Non-chiropractic students interested in taking the CCN exam should review the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB) website for the CCN exam core science coursework eligibility requirements.
Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) through the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). The CISSN is the premier certification in the field of sports nutrition and supplementation.
Professionals with CCN or CISSN certifications include:
• Health and Wellness
• Exercise Physiologists
• Sport Dietitians
• Sports Nutritionists
• Nurse Practitioners
• Fitness Professionals
• Strength & Conditioning Professionals
Concurrent MS/DC Degree Programs
The dual-degree educational pathway allows students to entering the Doctor of Chiropractic Program to complete a portion of their master’s degree requirements while completing their doctoral studies.
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Online Nutrition and Human Performance Masters Degree Format
We educate our students to master nutritional health and improve human performance through the Master of Science Degree in Nutrition and Human Performance.
The online learning option for nutrition and human performance enhancement provides the experience, training and confidence to analyze diet and health status; assess nutritional deficiencies and food allergies; and offer patients evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle recommendations.
The “anytime, anywhere” model of distance education, facilitated at Logan via Blackboard™, affords students the time and flexibility to complete their education on their own schedules.
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