Programs

Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine

Description

This innovative, interdisciplinary certificate program, the first in the state of Florida to provide an integrated approach to the subject areas of metabolic and nutritional medicine and incorporating both didactic and distance education techniques, is designed for individuals who wish to gain advanced training in the medical disciplines of endocrinology, cardiovascular disease, intermediary metabolism, genetics, immunology, pharmacology, nutrition, neurobiology, physiology and biomedical aging. These courses provide program participants with an extensive background in the basic and clinical sciences related to metabolic and nutritional medicine. The certificate has been constructed to prepare individuals for future translational endeavors in metabolic and nutritional medicine and is designed to fulfill the increasing demand for trained individuals in the specialty of regenerative medical sciences will require extensive interdisciplinary training in order to develop novel solutions to current biomedical problems. Students can select from eight different courses to tailor the program to their future career goals.

Course location/delivery

Off-campus lectures combined with web-based components.

Admission requirements

Applicants must hold a MD, DO, PhD, DPT, DNP or a master's or bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences from a regionally accredited institution. Must be part of A4M program.

Application process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

Prerequisites

None are required.

Requirements

12 credit hours. Please choose from the following:

GMS 6441 Clinical Approach to Endocrinology (3)
GMS 6543 Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease (3)
GMS 6751 Integrated Clinical Neurobiology (3)
GMS 6451 Nutrition and Metabolism (3)
GMS 6454 Functional Medicine and Infectious Diseases (3)
GMS 6751 Autoimmune Diseases and Cognitive Function (3)
GMS 6340 Laboratory Fundamentals and Adjunct Cancer Therapies (3)
GMS 6455 Clinical Nutrition (3)

Electives

N/A

Time Limit

Two years

Credit toward graduate degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval

Standardized tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.

Contacts

Michael Barber
813-974-9908
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Frances Carreras
813-974-4465
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Jennifer Kuenning
813-974-9625
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Graduate certificates
813-974-4926
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