Help Your Patients Achieve Optimal Wellness

Prepare to offer an integrative, evidence-based approach to care that helps your patients achieve true wellness as you learn how to treat the whole person, not just the symptom. The George Washington University (GW) is proud to offer the only MSHS in Integrative Medicine (INTM) available.

The scientifically rigorous, progressive program has a competency-based, interdisciplinary curriculum that's 100% online and is accredited by the American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABOIM).

The program is available to health care and wellness professionals such as physicians, nurses, FNPs, NPs, pharmacists, dieticians/nutritionists, health coaches, physician assistants, psychiatrists/therapists/counselors, physical/occupational therapists, and wellness/fitness professionals.

Licensed physicians can become board certified in integrative medicine by completing a fellowship with supervised clinical training.

    "The genre of integrative medicine is even larger than I imagined, and many modalities exist within its construct. Many of the resources available in the program allowed me to access databases that I could use in my day to day work as well as in the program. There was such a wide range of backgrounds from other students in the program, that I have maintained contact with several post-graduation."

    Mark Webster
    MSHS in Integrative Medicine, '19
    Pharmacist/Integrative Health Practitioner

    Which program is right for you? Consider your academic and career experience, your goals for practice, and our programs (below).

    "During the program, I had the opportunity to take Clinical applications of Integrative Medicine taught by Dr. Heyman whom I consider one of the best in this field. His approach to health and wellness using the metabolic code triads is life-changing for several diseases and something that I truly encourage every physician or medical professional to incorporate into their practice."

    Richard Nkwenti
    MSHS in Integrative Medicine, '19

    Health Care & Wellness Providers Who Would Benefit from the MSHS in Integrative Medicine:

    • Acupuncturists
    • Chiropractors
    • Dieticians/Nutritionists
    • Health Coaches
    • Nurses/Nurse Practitioners
    • Pharmacists
    • Physical/Occupational Therapists
    • Physicians (from primary care to any specialty, MD to DO)
    • Physician Assistants
    • Psychiatrists/Therapists/Counselors
    • Wellness/Fitness professionals

    Completion of the optional concentration in Nutrition allows graduates to sit for the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) exam from the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists℠ (BCNS℠)

    What is the CNS?

    “The Certified Nutrition Specialist® credential (CNS®) is the most advanced certification for personalized nutrition practitioners. Certified Nutrition Specialists practice science-based personalized nutrition therapy to power people to health. They are spearheading the transformation from population-based to personalized nutrition, and from disease care to authentic health care.” Source: The American Nutrition Association


    Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health


    Additionally, INTM students enjoy free membership in the International Congress on Integrative Medicine (ICIM), including:

    • Discounted registration for the biannual International Congress on Integrative Medicine
    • Free webinars, workshops, and research alerts
    • An opportunity to participate in LEAPS (The Leadership and Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine), an annual week-long residential immersion into integrative medicine

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