Graduate Certificate in Integrative Medicine

Graduate Certificate in Integrative Medicine

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has partnered with MMI to offer a Graduate Certificate in Integrative Medicine, in addition to a Master of Science Degree in Health Sciences in Integrative Medicine, which has recently received approval from the American Board of Physician Specialties. This enables qualified graduates to sit for the newly established American Board of Integrative Medicine®(ABOIM®). MMI is proud to offer this exclusive program in collaboration with a top tier medical institution. 

Integrative Medicine is one of the most rapidly growing medical specialties in the world. The programs affiliated with George Washington University will allow health practitioners and professionals the opportunity to learn and practice preventive and progressive medical care.

Why should I enroll?

  • Both programs can be completed in less than one year
  • Online education offers increased convenience
  • Enroll in either Fall or Spring semester; both are currently accepting applications

Graduate Certificate in Integrative Medicine = 18 total credits

  • Learn how to effectively establish a practice in integrative and metabolic medicine
  • Apply core competencies for clinical practice through the development of integrative medicine practice plans
  • Learn practice management strategies and business plan development
  • Apply the principles of whole-person care to clinical practice

Master of Science in Health Sciences in Integrative Medicine = 30 total credits 
* Recently received approval from the American Board of Physician Specialties: qualified graduates can sit for the newly established American Board of Integrative Medicine® (ABOIM®). Receive all of the aforementioned advantages, in addition to:

  • Opportunity to achieve Adjunct Faculty status at George Washington University upon completion (ask for further details)
  • Learn important research skills & data collection tools
  • Utilize new technological developments & clinical support tools in order to track patient behavior and improve outcomes  
  • Become part of a practice-based research network that collectively gathers data across populations, shares best practices, and publishes research
  • Gain continuous online access to PubMed
  • Complete the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine
  • Use credits and education to prepare for The American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABOIM), conferred by the American Board of Physician Specialists (ABPS). This degree program will work with practitioners in order to prepare them for the board. Please contact our advisors with any questions at 561-997-0112.

*Open enrollment to all medical specialties.

*No GRE is required to enter either program

Eligibility Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Please contact our educational advisors at 561-997-0112 and inquire about enrollment in the Fellowship, or how to begin your Graduate Certificate / Master’s Degree in Integrative Medicine. See requirements here: https://smhs.gwu.edu/integrative-medicine/integrative-medicine-programs/fellowship/admissions


To learn more about the graduate programs at GWU, call 202-994-3650.

If you are ready to begin the application process, click this link.

Topics include:

  • Nutrition, Food as Medicine, & Food Policy
  • Endocrinology/Hormones
  • Cardiometabolic Health
  • Brain Fitness
  • Therapeutic Relationships & Communication Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Pain Management & Somatic Approaches to Managing Pain Disorders
  • Beyond Chronic Disease:  Enhancing Health In A Complex World
  • Metabolic Networks, Systems Biology, & Clinical Physiology
  • ‘Omics Medicine:  Pattern Recognition & Small Molecule Therapy
  • Regenerative & Optimal Aging Strategies
  • Biotechnology, Web Platforms, & Personalized Medicine Devices
  • Research Skills for the Clinician:  How to Collect Data in Your Practice
  • Health Services: Business, Legal, & Ethical Considerations
  • Clinical Skills Development & Implementation Strategies