Saybrook University places nutrition at the forefront of health through its commitment to developing evidence-based scholar-practitioners.

Prepare to address the complex array of today’s health concerns with a curriculum that addresses how body systems function and interact with their environment, applied through a person-centric integrative approach. Train with practitioner faculty to acquire valuable skills to impact the field of Integrative & Functional Nutrition, including:

  • Providing innovative, evidence-based, effective nutritional care
  • Educating others in the science of integrative and functional nutrition
  • Conducting novel research in functional nutrition to further advance the field

Benefit from a hybrid online*, 62-credit doctoral degree program designed for those looking to enhance their expertise and contribute to the scientific advancements in the field of integrative and functional nutrition.

Graduates of this program may be prepared to pursue or advance their careers in a variety of fields, including:

  • Higher education
  • Public health
  • Nutrition research
  • Private practice
  • Food or supplement industry
  • Health communications
  • Culinary medicine

*All required coursework is done virtually, however Residential Conference participation will be required when a student selects an elective course with a residential training component. Additionally, while the residential component is not otherwise required, students may opt to attend at any time.

Integrative and Functional Nutrition Programs