Master of Science in 营养 for Wellness and Health Coaching

Become an expert in nutrition coaching and education.


The demand for qualified, credible, and skilled nutrition professionals continue to rise.  Meet the demands for skilled nutrition educators, combining nutrition and health coaching sciences into one transformative program.  Students in this program have a passion for healing others through holistic nutrition and wish to do so using a whole-food, 可持续的方法.  

During this two-year hybrid program (1st year online, 2nd in-person in our 圣地亚哥 location), you'll learn to translate nutrition science into meaningful, accessible information, promote wellness and sustainable change, and make an impact on local and global scales.   




$788/credit hour (average)



Fulfills academic requirements for CNS certification

Opportunities in culinary medicine, nutrition coaching, and community education



Whole foods, holistic health. The program is grounded in the whole-food philosophy and emphasizes eating a wide variety of foods in their most natural form. It focuses on nutrition for disease prevention, 行为改变, development of nutrition programs and health and wellness coaching. Students learn to draw connections between food, 运动科学, functional nutrition and health psychology. 认证. Graduates will qualify as nutrition professionals under the current California Code. The program meets national standards for Health and Wellness Coaching. 关注食物. Grow your understanding of nutritional concepts and develop your culinary skills in a fully equipped, state-of-the art teaching kitchen. Education built on community. Highly qualified faculty, small class sizes and strong advising programs give you the focused attention you deserve. Additional learning opportunities. You’ll have access to elective classes in other programs, including herbal sciences, naturopathic medicine and health psychology.

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Graduates will qualify as nutrition professionals under the current California Code. The program meets national standards for Health and Wellness Coaching.


  • 3.0累计GPA 
  • 3.0 GPA in prerequisite coursework 
  • B grade or better in Human Physiology, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and 营养 
  • Entering students must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university 

Organic Chemistry* - 1 course 

Introductory 营养** - 1 course

*Must be for science majors, cannot be survey level.
**The nutrition course must include macro- and micronutrients, lifecycle, and physical activity.

注意: Prerequisite courses must have been taken within seven years of program start.

巴斯蒂尔 accepts graduate and undergraduate transfer credits earned at accredited colleges and universities. Learn what you need to make this process go smoothly.

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  • Certified Health and Wellness Coach  
  • Food and nutrition consulting, writing and public speaking  
  • Corporate and employee wellness programs  
  • Public health programs and school-based and senior health and wellness programs  
  • Public health and policy organizations  
  • 营养 program development, consulting and entrepreneurial projects  
  • Future academic career in a university, administrative, government or public health setting