The Executive Master of Science in Nutrition Business Leadership (MSNBL) is a degree built by the industry for the industry. Developed with input from global natural products industry experts and thought-leaders, this one-of-a-kind program equips students with the essential evidence-based, nutrition and business knowledge and skills that adds immediate value to their organizations and careers. Graduates will be uniquely qualified to respond to the nutrition industry’s need for evidence-based leaders who will have a positive impact on the triple bottom line: social, environmental, and financial.
– Guru Ramanathan, PhD
Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President, Global Innovation Advisory Services
Students in this online executive master’s program gain the essential evidence-based, scientific, and business knowledge and skills that add immediate value to their organizations and careers. The program is designed for experienced professionals who seek to turn business challenges into opportunities and have a meaningful impact in leadership or executive-level positions in the natural products industry.
Students begin their executive MSNBL in October. The program is 39-credit hours and designed to be completed in 15 months (5 quarters). Students will learn from exceptional faculty and study alongside classmates from diverse backgrounds to enrich the learning experience. Courses are offered online as a series of 6 to 12 weekly modules that combine self-paced and interactive learning opportunities. In the final quarter, a 1-credit, weekend-long residency occurs where students visit Sonoran University’s campus, interact with faculty, meet their classmates, and build their professional network.
The executive MSNBL is a competitive way to advance your career and become a transformative leader in the ever-evolving nutraceutical, wellcare, and natural products industry.
Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
Classes are designed to meet the needs of working professionals. Courses are offered as a series of 6 to 12 weekly online modules that combine asynchronous and synchronous learning. In the final quarter, a 1-credit, weekend-long residency occurs where students visit Sonoran University’s campus, interact with faculty, meet their classmates, and build their professional network. The executive MSNBL degree is designed for a typical completion rate of 15 months.
Nutrition course topics include:
Business course topics include:
Our curriculum was built with practical input from global industry experts and thought-leaders many of whom serve on our Advisory Council. Their input helps ensure our curriculum remains current, relevant, and in alignment with the ever-changing needs of the field of nutrition and the natural products industry. Our courses are then crafted by educators, guided by best practices in online learning, with a focus on personalized education and authentic assessment. This comprehensive and collaborative approach serves to equip our graduates with current, realistic, and evidence-based training to prepare them to have a meaningful impact as a leader in the multi-billion-dollar natural products industry.
Dean, College of Nutrition
Over the past 20 years, Dr. Kadar has distinguished herself as a clinician, educator, bridge-builder and innovator of evidence-based nutrition curricula. She is a champion of integrative medicine who unites healthcare providers to deliver interprofessional health and wellness with a focus on patient-centered practices.
Sonoran University is an institution of medicine and health sciences grounded in evidence-based naturopathic principles. Dedicated to the ideal that everyone deserves high-quality, integrated healthcare, we engage students in rigorous, innovative academic programs, discover and expand knowledge, and empower individuals and communities to achieve optimal health. Our vision is a world that embraces the healing power of nature and integrated healthcare.
Our one-of-a-kind online executive Master of Science in Nutrition Business Leadership focuses on doing just that—harnessing the healing power of nature and applying it to business practices in a thoughtful, evidence-based manner.
The program offers insights from both national and international perspectives, and with a focus on personal, environmental, and corporate sustainability. Graduates will be uniquely trained to help meet the triple bottom line: social, environmental, and profit.