Information for graduates of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition
The learning partnership between Goddard College and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) enhances learning opportunities for graduates of IIN who enroll in one of Goddard’s low-residency undergraduate degree programs. This partnership allows students who graduate from IIN’s Health Coach Training Program and/or the Advanced Business Program to earn between 29-40 transfer credits towards completion of their undergraduate degree, for their IIN experience. Additionally IIN graduates who also have a bachelor’s degree may be eligible to enroll in our accelerated MA in Health Arts & Sciences, MA in Social Innovation and Sustainability, and MA in Individualized Studies. Goddard College will also award a $1,000 Partnership Grant to IIN graduates who enroll.
How the partnership works:
The terms of this partnership apply to individuals who successfully completed IIN’s Health Coach Training Program and/or the Advanced Business Program and who are admitted to any of Goddard’s Undergraduate Degrees.
To benefit from this agreement, applicants to Goddard’s undergraduate programs will have successfully completed the IIN’s Health Coach Training Program and/or the Advanced Business Program on or after January 1, 2007.
IIN graduates who already have a bachelor’s degree may be eligible to enroll in our accelerated Individualized Master of Arts, MA in Health Arts & Sciences or MA in Social Innovation & Sustainability.
Learn more about the transfer agreement and the $1,000 grants for IIN graduates by calling 800.906.8312, writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by completing an inquiry form.
- In order to benefit from the terms of this MOU, individuals who successfully completed IIN’s Health Coach Training Program and/or the Advanced Business Program must submit an Online Application for Admission to Goddard College.
- Applications require an official transcript from IIN that confirms satisfactory completion of the IIN programs in order to receive the benefits of this partnership upon admittance.
- Inclusive of IIN work, up to 75 semester-hour credits may be accepted toward the Goddard College Bachelor of Arts degree through any combination of transfer credit and/or credit awarded through Assessment of Prior Learning.
- Schedule an admission interview/conversation with a counselor. Interviews are designed to better familiarize you with Goddard’s educational model and the expectations for student-designed, independent learning.
Contact an admissions counselor today at 800.906.8312 or request more information here.
About Goddard College
Nestled in rural Vermont, Goddard is a small college for plain living and hard thinking. Goddard is recognized for innovation in education. Its mission is to advance the theory and practice of learning by undertaking new experiments based upon the ideals of democracy and the principles of progressive education asserted by John Dewey. At Goddard, students are regarded as unique individuals who will take charge of their learning and collaborate with other students, staff, and faculty to build a strong community. Goddard encourages students to become creative, passionate, lifelong learners, working and living with an earnest concern for others and the welfare of the Earth.
Low-residency education offers the best of what distance education, online programs, and traditional campus-learning offer: you will have the flexibility to study from home while also being a part of a living, breathing community of learners, faculty, staff and alumni – the larger community of Goddard College.
The progressive pedagogy at Goddard encourages students to pursue areas of unique interest that contribute to the global community and the earth through holistic and multidisciplinary approaches to learning.
- Flexibility: Goddard offers a flexible degree program that allows you to pursue a degree without uprooting or disrupting your life.
- Community: Spend 8 days of intensive study per semester in a community of your peers.
- Individualized Learning: Earn a degree that intimately connects the life you’re living with what you’re learning, and study that is directly relevant to the life you want to live.