Nutrition Oncology Graduate Certificate
Within the School of Nutritional Health, the Nutrition Oncology Graduate Certificate is a distance education program that focuses on the scientific study of carcinogens; the onset of malignancy in cells, tissues, blood, and organs; the genetics of cancer; the anatomy and physiology of cancer cells; and the study of cancer behaviors and treatments. The Nutrition Oncology Graduate Certificate includes instruction in gene expression; oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes; viral genes and cancer proliferation; regulation of signal transduction; cancer proteins; hormonal and growth factors in cancer cells; tumor promotion, progression, and metastasis; carcinogen receptors and metabolism; carcinogen ecology; immunological targeting; and studies of genetic, chemical, radiologic and other treatment therapies. Curriculum includes integrative medical oncology, nutrition for mental health, and integrative medical oncology. To request program information, click here.
Duration: 2 semesters
|ONC501||Integrative Medical Oncology I||2 Credits|
|ONC502||Integrative Medical Oncology II||2 Credits|
|GASTP502||Principles of Neurophysiology||3 Credits|
|NUT503||Diet, Genes, & Nutrition||3 Credits|
|NUT507||Nutrition Oncology||3 Credits|
|NUT512||Nutrition for Mental Health||3 Credits|
|NUT500||Integrative & Functional Nutrition I||3 Credits|
|NUT590||Medical and Professional Ethics||1 Credit|
Nutrition Oncology Graduate Certificate Plan of Study
|Integrative Medical Oncology I||2 Credits|
|Nutrition for Mental Health||3 Credits|
|Integrative & Functional Nutrition I||3 Credits|
|Medical and Professional Ethics||1 Credit|
|Nutrition Oncology||3 Credits|
|Integrative Medical Oncology II||2 Credits|
|Diet, Genes, & Nutrition||3 Credits|
|Principles of Neurophysiology||3 Credits|
Program Application Requirements
- 3 letters of reference
- Curriculum Vitae/Résumé
- Official transcripts from all higher education institutions
- Personal statement letter
- Copies of TOEFL or IELTS scores, if applicable
- Application, $35.00 application fee (non-refundable), click here to apply.
Program Admission Requirements
- Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree from a regional, national or international equivalency accredited agency recognized by the United States Department of Education in a related field.
- A GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for the last degree earned.
- If applicant’s first language, or language of instruction, is not English, English proficiency examination scores are required for the following:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) minimum scores are 550 (pBT) or 213 (cBT) or 79 (iBT).
- The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum score required is 6.5.
- The PTE Academic minimum score required is 53.
- Active/Current Medical and/or License/Certification recommended.
- Interview with JPU representative