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Integrated Master’s Degree (Program)

Master Root-Cause Health Coaching based on Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy.

Our Integrated Master’s degree is a four year program which combines undergraduate (3-year B.A.) and postgraduate (1-year M.A.) study into a single degree path with students achieving competence in root-cause based health coaching and Lifestyle Medicine skills, techniques and protocols.

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Overview

The Integrated Master’s degree program has been especially designed for health professionals wanting to master practical and evidence-based skills in Health Coaching, become a specialist in bio-psycho-social Root-Cause Analysis; master Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy, transformational Health Coaching techniques & protocols and develop effective Lifestyle Prescriptions® habit change strategies to coach and guide clients towards health, longevity and peak performance.

Students are poised to succeed in a variety of settings including private practices, in health and wellness centers, clinics; and corporate programs and in partnership with local doctors; or careers in industry or academia.

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Curriculum & Learning Outcomes

The Integrated Master’s Degree in Health Coaching degree program includes undergraduate and post graduate course work and an in-depth practicum focused on integrating Lifestyle Medicine and Root-Cause Health Coaching skills learned in real-life settings.

Upon completion of the Integrated Master’s Degree in Health Coaching, graduates will be able to:

  • Acquire skills in the use of language, listening and presence as a way to help clients develop awareness and understanding of their own goals, values, and motivations, and action plans to bring about behavioral change.
  • Demonstrate practical and evidence-based coaching skills needed to facilitate sustainable behavioral changes in clients.
  • Feel confident working with clients based on Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy and Art and Science of Self-Healing principles.
  • Show masterful competence in using Lifestyle Prescriptions® and Root-Cause Health Coaching skills, techniques and protocols.
  • Develop skills to accurately review and evaluate research literature from the field of health and wellness coaching for application to coaching practice.
  • Integrate an understanding of conventional and complimentary health perspectives to develop a comprehensive understanding of health and wellness in a variety of settings.

Admission Requirements

LPU is committed to making education accessible to all. LPU’s intention is to attract students (18 years of age and above) with a passion to help, inspire and coach people from all walks of life.

To be considered for admission to the Integrated M.A. degree program applicants must complete the online admissions applications form and submit the following documentation:

  • Copy of a government-issued ID
  • Resume or CV
  • Three (3) professional references with contact information.
  • Official high school transcripts or equivalent
  • Transfer of credits course transcripts reflecting all course credits earned
  • Schedule and complete a live video interview with LPU staff.
  • A non-refundable application fee of US-$197

The application is valid for 60 days from the time of acceptance. If the student does not enroll within 60 days, an update of the application will be required.

Credit & Work Experience Transfers

Students may apply credits towards the Integrated Master’s degree program:

  • Maximum of 75% of course credits accepted
  • With less than 50% credits for prior learning experience and/or credit by examination

There is a one-time credit transfer submission fee of US-$97 and a Prior Learning Assessment fee per credit of US-$10.

Lifestyle Prescriptions® University reserves the right to accept or reject academic credits submitted for transfer if they do not match the course requirements. Students may be required to complete the equivalent Lifestyle Prescriptions® University course final exam to show competency.

If a transfer of credit is denied the student may appeal in writing to the program director with reasons why course credit should be granted.

Graduation Requirements

The Integrated Master’s Degree in Health Coaching degree is conferred upon candidates who have completed all required academic and graduation requirements and satisfied all financial obligations.

To graduate, students must have successfully completed these requirements

  • A minimum of 240 ECTS credit hours
  • A grade point average 50% and higher
  • A maximum of six years for completion of all coursework
  • Pass a comprehensive final examination covering all coursework

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Clinical Training & Practicum

The Integrated Master’s Degree Program includes an extensive practicum which promotes the application and utilization of Root-Cause Health Coaching and Lifestyle Medicine knowledge, techniques & skills with clients.

The capstone research project completes the degree program and allows students to identify an existing problem in a real-world setting and apply the learned skills and methods to develop a solution that addresses the problem directly.

Start the enrollment application process and learn about our Integrated Master’s Degree Program, tuition and previous study and work experience credits including financial aid, sponsorship and payment options.

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