September 25, 2018

Maryland University of Integrative Health Kicks Off Fall 2018 with Largest Group of New Enrollments

University offers leading edge, flexible programming for students pursuing healthcare careers.


September 25, 2018

University offers leading edge, flexible programming for students pursuing healthcare careers.

Laurel, MD - Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), a national leader in the education and practice of integrative medicine, health, and wellness, is proud to announce a record-setting enrollment for its Fall 2018 term.

On September 2, 2018, MUIH welcomed its largest group of new enrollments in the University’s history with 326 new enrollments, which is a 5.5 percent increase from the school’s prior largest intake in 2016. These new enrollments join 840 students who are continuing their studies at MUIH, for a total student body of 1,166.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that employment of healthcare occupations will grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.4 million new jobs. MUIH’s substantial influx of new enrollments will help to meet the nation’s growing demand for cost-effective, individualized healthcare services.

"Maryland University of Integrative Health continues to be a top choice for individuals who wish to pursue integrative healthcare careers, and demand remains strong across all of our programs as indicated by our record fall enrollment," said Dr. Steven Combs, President and CEO of MUIH. "These figures are also testament to efforts from across the University to ensure that MUIH continues to be accessible, relevant, and well-positioned to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals.”

Recently ranked by as having the nation’s “Best Online Master's in Health Education,” as well as one of the top ten Online Master's in Nutrition, MUIH offers advanced degrees and graduate certificates in a wide range of wellness fields, as well as individual academic courses for professional and personal development. The University offers flexible schedules and formats, and many of the programs can be completed in as few as two years or as many as five.

MUIH is now enrolling for its Spring 2019 term for programs in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Ayurvedic Wellness, Health and Wellness Coaching, Herbal Studies, and Nutrition. Priority will be given to applicants who submit their applications by November 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until January 1, 2019.

About Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH)

Maryland University of Integrative Health is one of the nation’s leading academic institutions for natural medicine. For nearly 40 years, MUIH has educated and informed practitioners and leaders in health and wellness through transformative and relationship-centered programs that draw from traditional wisdom and contemporary science. Progressive graduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines are offered both on campus and online. In the on-campus Natural Care Center and community outreach settings, MUIH provides compassionate and affordable healthcare from student interns and professional practitioners, and delivers more than 30,000 clinical treatments and consultations each year. For staff and faculty, MUIH offers a collaborative and vibrant work environment that is mission and values-driven. For more information, please visit


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