Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health & Lifestyle Medicine

Lifestyle Medicine

The Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health & Lifestyle Medicine within the School of Integrative and Functional Medicine is offered entirely through distance education.

It prepares individuals to assume roles as health and wellness professionals in private business and industry, community organizations, and health care settings.

This program focuses on the holistic interconnectedness of physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and environmental well-being and integrates aspects of alternative, complementary, and conventional medicine to alleviate illness and promote, maintain, and optimize wellness.

The Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health & Lifestyle Medicine includes instruction in personal health, community health & welfare, nutrition, epidemiology, disease prevention, fitness & exercise, and health behaviors. To request program information, click here.

The fulfillment of our mission and goals through an integrated curriculum ensures students attain the following learning outcomes:

Students progress through the curriculum and meet course learning objectives that culminate in the accomplishment of the above learning outcomes.

Additionally, the program provides graduates with knowledge and skills to advance in the fields of integrative science and practice.

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CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH

Graduates may apply for exam candidacy eligibility from the American Council on Exercise

The Health Coach Certification is accredited by
the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)

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Certified Nutrition
& Wellness Educator

Graduates may apply for exam candidacy eligibility
from the Certified Nutrition & Wellness Educator. (CNWE)

The Nutrition & Wellness Educator Certification is accredited by
the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences. (AAFCS)

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CERTIFIED SPORTS NUTRITIONIST

Students are eligible to submit for exam candidacy to the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). Exam candidacy requires an active ISSN membership.

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Required Credit Hours: 60
Program Duration: 2 years (67 weeks)
Program Tuition: $25,000
Rate per Credit: $416.67

Curriculum

LM300Stress Management Coaching3 Credits
LM301Drug, Alcohol and Addiction Counseling 3 Credits
LM400General, Organic, and Biochemistry 3 Credits
LM401Health Promotion & Education 3 Credits
LM402Anatomy & Physiology 3 Credits
LM403Sociology of Health 3 Credits
LM404Health Coaching 3 Credits
LM405Fitness & Wellness Coaching 3 Credits
LM406Integrative Psychopharmacology 3 Credits
LM407Behavioral Neuroscience3 Credits
NUT300Nutrition Education & Counseling3 Credits
NUT301Clinical Nutrition3 Credits
NUT302Nutrition Therapy & Pathophysiology3 Credits
NUT303Mind-Body Medicine3 Credits
NUT304Food & Culture3 Credits
NUT305Ethics3 Credits
NUT400Healthcare Nutrition3 Credits
NUT401Sports Nutrition3 Credits
NUT402Nutrition & Human Metabolism3 Credits
NUT403Cannabinoid Medical Science Foundations3 Credits

The Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health & Lifestyle Medicine 4 Semester Plan of Study:

Semester 1
Ethics3 Cr.
Anatomy & Physiology3 Cr.
Sociology of Health3Cr.
Integrative Psychopharmacology3 Cr.
Food & Culture3 Cr.
15Cr.

Semester 2
General, Organic, & Biochemistry3 Cr.
Behavioral Neuroscience3 Cr.
Nutrition Therapy & Pathophysiology3 Cr.
Healthcare Nutrition3 Cr.
Nutrition & Human Metabolism3 Cr.
15 Cr.

Semester 3
Cannabinoid Medical Science Foundations3 Cr.
Sports Nutrition3 Cr.
Mind-Body Medicine3 Cr.
Stress Management Coaching3 Cr.
Health Coaching
15 Cr.
Semester 4
Health Promotion & Education3 Cr.
Drug, Alcohol & Addiction Counseling3 Cr.
Clinical Nutrition3 Cr.
Nutrition Education & Counseling3 Cr.
Fitness & Wellness Coaching3 Cr.
15 Cr.

The Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health & Lifestyle Medicine 6 Semester Plan of Study:

Semester 1
Anatomy & Physiology3 Cr.
Sociology of Health3 Cr.
General, Organic, Biochemistry3 Cr.
9 Cr.

Semester 2
Food & Culture3 Cr.
Clinical Nutrition3 Cr.
Mind-Body Medicine3 Cr.
9 Cr.

Semester 3
Behavioral Neuroscience3 Cr.
Healthcare Nutrition3 Cr.
Nutrition Therapy& Pathophysiology3 Cr.
Ethics3 Cr.
12 Cr.

Semester 4
Nutrition & Human Metabolism3 Cr.
Health Promotion & Education3 Cr.
Cannabinoid Medical Science Foundation3 Cr.
9 Cr.

Semester 5
Health Coaching3 Cr.
Sports Nutrition3 Cr.
Integrative Psychopharmacology3 Cr.
9 Cr.
Semester 6
Stress Management Coaching3 Cr.
Drug, Alcohol, and Addiction Counseling3 Cr.
Fitness & Wellness Coaching3 Cr.
Nutrition Education & Counseling3 Cr.
12 Cr.

The Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health & Lifestyle Medicine Program Application Requirements:

The Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health & Lifestyle Medicine Program Admission Requirements:


Upon completion of the required program curriculum, the following credential will be awarded: Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health and Lifestyle Medicine.

*Prerequisites are effective for students enrolling Spring 2021 semester or later. Students that cannot demonstrate completion of the required prerequisites may still gain acceptance into the program and complete any required prerequisites at John Patrick University.7