The Foundations of Holistic Health certificate program is designed for students interested in exploring the realm of complementary healing. Many courses are available online. Required courses may be taken over a maximum of three years.
Holistic health offers an integrated approach to health and well being. The Foundations of Holistic Health certificate program introduces students to the importance of addressing the intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual dimensions of health. Courses examine foundational principles of holism; basic philosophies, diagnostic techniques, and healing methods offered by many complementary healing modalities; benefits and challenges of alternative therapies; and activities, attitudes, and choices that lead to whole and integrated health over a lifetime.
A GPA of 2.5 is required to apply to the program. Students must take four 3-credit courses to complete the certificate program, including two required courses and two electives from the list below. A grade of C or higher is required for all courses taken toward completion of the certificate program. Courses listed may not be offered every semester.