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SMHS Bachelor’s in Nutrition and Integral Well-being

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Why study Nutrition?

Our educational model is distinguished by its innovative patient-centered methodology, under the strict control of clinical science learning in public and private hospitals.

Our program is accredited by the National Council for the Quality of Educational Programs in Nutrition (CONCAPREN)

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Competencies for success

Advantages

Job Market

Did you know?

The trends of demographic structural change alert us to pay attention to creating awareness about the impact of human activities on the quality of life of people and communities, in order to promote the integral development of the individual.

Our program trains expert professionals in the field of nutrition, physical exercise, and promotion and improvement of the integral well-being of the individual, to prepare the population to adapt to changes in demographic structure and promote its integral development.

The training of the Bachelor’s in Nutrition and Integral Well-being (BNW) offers outstanding tools through the simultaneous exercise of theoretical and practical activities in the areas of Exercise and Well-being, Research, Clinical Nutrition, Food Services, and Community Nutrition.

In addition, it offers the student the possibility of international exchange and of interacting in multidisciplinary teams in health. This preparation allows the understanding of the epidemiological transition that occurs in our country and provides the ability to design protocols and carry out a relevant intervention in nutrition in areas such as food services, the food industry, and public health policies.

Who is he/she?

The Bachelor of Nutrition and Integral Well-being (BNW) is a professional who intervenes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of health-related problems.  He/She is a leader in the field of nutrition, with professional skills aimed at promoting and improving health, through the physical, psychological, and social well-being of the individual.

Competencies for success

Diagnosing conditions of nutritional, physical, and integral well-being of the people and the community.

Formulating programs for nutritional intervention, physical exercise, and behavior modification of groups at the local, regional and national levels.

Analyzing how economic, social, and cultural conditions related to nutrition and physical activity determine health and illness, and understanding the role each factor plays in a process of recovery from illness. 

Defining programs and actions aimed at promoting health and disease prevention, as well as participating in interdisciplinary teams.

The multidisciplinary approach. Students in health careers are trained to work in multidisciplinary teams and approach the patient from their own specialty.

Contact with hospital environments and focus on clinical nutrition. For a year and a half, you will carry out internships in hospitals or do clinical or research stays in national and international institutes or organizations.

Concept of Comprehensive Wellbeing. One of the advantages of the BNW degree is that it not only covers the aspect of nutrition but also that of well-being through physical exercise.

Advantages

High achievers

By entering this career you show that you have the aptitude and attitude required for the profession. Candidates are admitted according to a selection interview, in addition to meeting the entrance exam score.

Personalized training 

Classes are taught in small groups, allowing for personalized training that favors learning.

Innovative educational model 

The Comprehensive Nutrition and Well-being degree has an innovative competency-based curriculum, with the integration of basic and advanced nutritional sciences, food sciences, and clinical sciences. Learning is problem-centered and community-oriented. We use different didactic techniques that break the classic teaching schemes, such as student-centered learning; problem-based learning in a real context; competency-based learning.

International exchange

As a student, you receive global training. We have agreements with various institutions abroad where you will be able to carry out hospital clinical rotations or university stays, in order to learn the models of nutrition and integral well-being that are applied in other countries.

Professional Practice

The curriculum includes supervised practice in various communities and recognized hospitals in the country; as well as contact with professional activities from the first semesters.

Clinical and professional practice areas

As your studies progress, you will have the opportunity to practice in health institutions, mainly in the area of Clinical Nutrition. 

Job market

  • Areas of expertise include the food industry, business management, fitness, research, clinical, and public health.

You can apply your knowledge in:

Public and private clinics and hospitals.

  • Nutrition private practice.
  • Institutions of the health sector. 
  • Academic institutions.
  • Sports clubs and gyms.
  • Consulting in product and service companies (food industry, nutrition services, food services).
  • Food innovation (functional foods – bioactive compounds in food).
  • Development of new application technologies in the field of food and health.
  • Shops, nursing homes, and nurseries
  • Food services of any kind (restaurants, health institutions, industrial cafeterias) 
  • Government or private institutions focused on prevention programs.
  • Scientific research and public health institutes
  • Pharmaceutical industry

Job Market

Areas of expertise include the Food Industry, Business Management, Coaching, Fitness, Research, Clinic, and Public Health.

You can apply your knowledge in:

  • Public and private clinics and hospitals
  • Nutrition private practice 
  • Coaching
  • Institutions of the health sector
  • Academic institutions
  • Sports clubs and gyms
  • Consulting in product and service companies (food industry, nutrition services, food services).
  • Shops, nursing homes, and nurseries
  • Food services of any kind (restaurants, health institutions, industrial cafeterias). 
  • Government or private institutions focused on prevention programs.
  • Scientific research and public health institutes.

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