Institute for Integrative Nutrition

With International Health Coach University’s dedication to advancing wellness and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s role in shifting health care, the natural affiliation between the two has matured into a highly collaborative and beneficial partnership.

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International Association for Health Coaches (IAHC) is an organization dedicated to supporting the professional development and advancement of Health Coaches globally. IAHC works to position Health Coaches as an integral part of an emerging preventative health care model.

International Health Coach University has assessed IAHC’s certification process and found its assessment of prior Health Coach Training to be synonymous with that of IHCU’s curriculum. As a result, IHCU requires certification from IAHC at admission for students desiring advanced standing. By special request, late admissions can request to complete the exam no later than the beginning of their second trimester. For more information about IAHC, please see their website

The International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching (ICHWC) certification exam may also be used for students desiring advanced standing. Given the complexity of the ICHWC exam process successful completion must occur prior to admission. No provision exists for delayed testing. For more information about ICHWC, please see their website.


The IHCU master’s degree has been fully accredited and is listed on the Regulated Qualification Framework in the United Kingdom (UK) as an Extended Diploma in Health Coaching with a concentration in Applied Nutrition. The Extended Diploma is recognized as 180 credits which equates to a full master’s program in both the UK and Europe. The qualification reference number is 603/2953/1 and is publicly listed on the UK government website.

IHCU has been recognized as an accredited center by Qualifi, a UK Awarding Organization regulated by the UK non-ministerial government department, the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Ofqual regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments throughout the United Kingdom.