Huntington College of Health Sciences

Introduction

tsyk For over 30 years, Huntington College of Health Sciences has offered more than a conventional nutrition education. Our accredited online programs also include the breadth of responsible complementary and alternative medicine viewpoints, providing a well-rounded, comprehensive approach to the health sciences. Our students come from all over the world and include nutrition counselors, homemakers, health food store professionals, registered dietitians, chiropractors, registered nurses, dentists, physicians, massage therapists, psychologists, nutritional product marketers, military personnel, business executives, pharmacists and others seeking to enrich their knowledge of nutrition. arykWe are proud of our courses as they reflect the tremendous strides that have recently been made in the field of nutrition education. The knowledge you gain from successful completion of your courses will bring you to a new level of health awareness that, if properly applied, should have a profound and lasting effect on your health as well as those you motivate to a healthier lifestyle. We are also very proud of the fact that HCHS is the first nutrition distance education college to attain national accreditation by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, the first accrediting agency for distance education recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. You can study and learn at your own pace, at a time and location that is best for you and at considerable savings versus the tuition of most traditional universities. That's why more than three million Americans are currently advancing their knowledge through accredited independent study.

Mission

The mission of Huntington College of Health Sciences is to enrich lives by offering convenient and affordable quality distance education programs in integrative nutrition and health science, optimizing the professional and personal potential of our students."

Goals & Objectives

HCHS has set the following goals and objectives to expedite its mission. Goal One:

  • Provide affordable, comprehensive academic programs conveniently delivered through distance learning.

Objectives:

  • Offer current, evidence-based curricular and course content through a rich online experience.
  • Foster student success with educational and administrative support services that meet the needs of students regardless of location and situation.
  • Provide competitively priced courses and programs to adult learners in diverse settings.

Goal Two:

  • Prepare graduates with the skills and knowledge to provide quality professional services in integrative nutrition and health science.

Objectives:

  • Recruit and retain faculty with appropriate academic credentials and demonstrated success in their fields.
  • Develop academic and professional competencies expected of graduates in their respective programs.
  • Promote professional values and ethics expected of leaders in health science fields.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Associate of Science

Assoc​iate of Science in Applied Nutrition - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Nutrition is a fascinating and dynamic science with a powerful role to play in promoting health and wellness. If your career and personal goals are leading you toward pursuing an undergraduate degree in nutrition, the A.S. in Applied Nutrition from Huntington College of Health Sciences (HCHS) may be applicable. [+]

Student financial aid approved program for eligible students.

Nutrition is a fascinating and dynamic science with a powerful role to play in promoting health and wellness. If your career and personal goals are leading you toward pursuing an undergraduate degree in nutrition, the A.S. in Applied Nutrition from Huntington College of Health Sciences (HCHS) may be applicable.

The A.S. degree incorporates all of the courses from the Diploma in the Comprehensive Nutrition program, and the Diploma in Women’s Nutrition program, as well as other selected courses. Upon completion of the A.S. degree, you will have truly achieved an extensive and thorough education in the science of nutrition; including scientifically sound alternate practices in nutrition. Students may transfer only credits earned through other colleges or universities accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); or international equivalent; subject to administrative approval.... [-]


BSc

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

The Bachelor of Science degree program in nutrition is designed to educate a new generation of nutrition practitioner; one capable of providing their clients with an integrative approach to nutrition. [+]

Student financial aid approved program for eligible students.

The Bachelor of Science degree program in nutrition is designed to educate a new generation of nutrition practitioner; one capable of providing their clients with an integrative approach to nutrition. As a graduate of HCHS’s B.S. program, you will be well prepared for a 21st-century career in clinical practice, or a career in the nutrition and natural products industry. This degree program provides a strong foundation in nutrition and the basic sciences, as well as coursework in current, relevant topics such as Complementary & Alternative Medicine, Nutraceuticals, and Vitamins & Minerals; as well as elective coursework in such diverse areas as Herbal Sciences and Sports Nutrition. ... [-]


Diploma

Diploma in Comprehensive Nutrition - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This diploma program is ideal for those who would like to be a nutrition specialist with a comprehensive education emphasizing the importance of nutrition and diet, in promoting health and wellness, as well as in the prevention and treatment of various diseases. [+]

Student financial aid approved program for eligible students.

This diploma program is ideal for those who would like to be a nutrition specialist with a comprehensive education emphasizing the importance of nutrition and diet, in promoting health and wellness, as well as in the prevention and treatment of various diseases. This program should be considered for those who would like to understand the relevance of alternative and complementary views of nutrition, including the value of dietary supplements. Consider this curriculum if you would like to help patients, clients or consumers adopt better nutrition practices for a healthier lifestyle. Completion of this program earns one a globally respected Diploma in Comprehensive Nutrition (Dip.C.N.). The 6-course Dip.C.N. program is designed to provide a thorough and in-depth nutrition education and includes an excellent foundation in the science of nutrition, as well as exposure to scientifically sound alternate views. You will often be required to analyze and critique the differing views of respected authorities. It is this process of analysis that will prepare you for a career in providing excellent nutrition guidance in clinical, retail or other professional settings. ... [-]


Diploma in Dietary Supplement Science - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This diploma program is ideal for those whose profession currently involves the use or sales of dietary supplements, or for those planning on entering such a profession. This academic program provides a comprehensive education in dietary supplement science, including the safety, efficacy, and research associated with the supplemental use of vitamins, minerals, nutraceuticals, and herbs. [+]

Self-paced program.

This diploma program is ideal for those whose profession currently involves the use or sales of dietary supplements, or for those planning on entering such a profession. This academic program provides a comprehensive education in dietary supplement science, including the safety, efficacy, and research associated with the supplemental use of vitamins, minerals, nutraceuticals and herbs. In addition, foundational courses in nutrition and biology provide a solid background for understanding the context in which dietary supplements can play a positive role in human health. Completion of this program earns one a globally respected Diploma in Dietary Supplement Science (Dip.D.S.S.).... [-]


Diploma in Herbal Sciences - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This diploma gives retail salespeople who sell herbal products, or those who work in healthcare professions, a better understanding of the products they are selling or using. The Diploma in Herbal Sciences (Dip.Herb.Sc.) will provide retailers and those in the healthcare professions with a comprehensive education in the principles and practice of herbal supplement use. [+]

This diploma program is ideal for individuals in retail or healthcare professions who wish to expand their knowledge of herbal products, including the safe and appropriate use of such products.

This diploma gives retail salespeople who sell herbal products, or those who work in healthcare professions, a better understanding of the products they are selling or using. The Diploma in Herbal Sciences (Dip.Herb.Sc.) will provide retailers and those in the healthcare professions with a comprehensive education in the principles and practice of herbal supplement use.

The courses will help students understand the regulation, efficacy, quality, safety, and applications of over 50 commonly used herbal supplements. Additional coursework in nutrition (Macronutrients) and Medical Terminology are included to provide those without an educational background in healthcare with an appropriate context in which to understand the role that herbal supplements may play in human health.... [-]


Diploma in Sports Nutrition - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This diploma program is ideal for those who would like to specialize in sports nutrition while obtaining a comprehensive education in the importance of nutrition and diet in promoting health and wellness. [+]

Student financial aid approved program for eligible students. This diploma program is ideal for those who would like to specialize in sports nutrition while obtaining a comprehensive education in the importance of nutrition and diet in promoting health and wellness.

This program should be considered for those who would like to understand the relevance of alternative and complementary views of nutrition, including current research on the value of dietary supplements in sports. Consider this curriculum if you would like to help patients, clients or consumers adopt better nutrition practices with a focus on sports nutrition. Completion of this program earns one a globally respected Diploma in Sports Nutrition (Dip.S.N.). The 6-course Dip.S.N. program is designed to provide a thorough and in-depth nutrition education with a focus on sports nutrition, as well as provide exposure to scientifically sound alternate views. You will often be required to analyze and critique the differing views of respected authorities. It is this process of analysis that will prepare you for a career in providing excellent sports nutrition guidance in clinical, retail or other professional settings. ... [-]


Diploma in Women’s Nutrition - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This diploma program is ideal for those who have a passion for women’s health issues. It is constructed for those who would like to understand how proper nutrition and dietary practices can help address women’s special health concerns. [+]

Self-paced program. This diploma program is ideal for those who have a passion for women’s health issues. It is constructed for those who would like to understand how proper nutrition and dietary practices can help address women’s special health concerns. It is also for those who would like to understand the relevance of alternative and complementary views of nutrition including the potential value of dietary supplements. This curriculum earns one a diploma in Women’s Nutrition (Dip.W.N.), and arms one with the ability to help female patients, clients or consumers adopt better nutrition practices for a healthier lifestyle.

The 6-course Dip.W.N. program is designed to provide a thorough foundation in the nutrition sciences while providing a specific focus on women’s nutrition and health issues. As with the Dip.C.N. program, the Dip.W.N. program includes exposure to scientifically sound alternate views. You will often be required to analyze and critique the differing views of respected authorities. It is this process of analysis that will prepare you for a career in providing women with excellent nutrition guidance in clinical, retail or other professional settings. ... [-]


MSc

Master of Science in Nutrition - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

HCHS’s Master of Science in Nutrition program offers a world-class graduate education, designed to help present and future health professionals understand and apply the science of nutrition. Core courses build upon students’ current knowledge of the human body and basic nutrition science and promote a greater understanding of the links between diet, lifestyle, and health. [+]

Student financial aid approved program for eligible students.

HCHS’s Master of Science in Nutrition program offers a world-class graduate education, designed to help present and future health professionals understand and apply the science of nutrition. Core courses build upon students’ current knowledge of the human body and basic nutrition science and promote a greater understanding of the links between diet, lifestyle and health. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in advanced nutrition sciences with courses in clinical nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, nutrition research and current trends in the field of nutrition. Elective courses explore nutrition in the community and among other cultures, alternative and complementary medicine, and other health science-related issues. A maximum of 18 credit hours may be transferred from previously completed graduate courses from other accredited institutions. Of those 18 credits, no more than 9 credits will be awarded for Prior Learning Experience and/or credit by examination. Student progress is evaluated through written and oral assignments, practical exercises, research projects, and written, proctored exams. The M.S. program culminates in a capstone project, which demonstrates learning achieved throughout the program. The capstone project may take different forms, including writing a thesis, designing and executing a practicum, or planning and executing a project. The M.S. in Nutrition program was designed with health care and allied health care professionals in mind.... [-]


PhD

Doctorate of Science in Integrative Healthcare - Online

Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This dynamic, professional doctorate program is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to take an integrative approach to patient care through the application of principles associated with functional medicine, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and other integrative healthcare topics. [+]

Self-paced program.

Huntington College of Health Science's (HCHS's) Doctor of Science in Integrative Healthcare program is unlike virtually any other doctorate program available in the U.S. or abroad. This dynamic, professional doctorate program is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to take an integrative approach to patient care through the application of principles associated with functional medicine, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and other integrative healthcare topics. It also prepares graduates to manage a CAM practice and to conduct CAM-oriented research. The D.S. program is offered exclusively online and has no residential requirements.... [-]


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