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Holistic Health Studies Graduate Certificate

The master’s-level holistic health studies graduate certificate program consists of at least 12 credits from the holistic health studies curriculum. Students receive a master’s-level certificate that will complement many other disciplines or prepare them for further work in the MAHS program.

The program is geared toward students who already have an advanced degree but wish to enhance their skills with training in holistic health. The program is also a great introduction to the field for students who are interested in holistic health but may not want to commit to a full master’s program yet. The certificate program can be completed in 2–4 semesters.

Program requirements

The following course work must be completed by the fall semester of your second year in the program:

  • Psychology (one course)
  • Anatomy and Physiology (one course)


  • HHS 6700: Foundations of Holistic Health and Wellness (2 credits)
  • HHS 6720: Complementary/Alternative Approaches to Health Care (2 credits)
  • HHS 6730: Culture as a Resource in Health and Healing (2 credits)

Select from the following to add up to an additional 6 or more credits.

  • HHS 6760: Ecology and Health (2 credits)
  • HHS 6982: Holistic Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • HHS 6983: Perspectives of Health and Healing in India (3 credits)
  • HHS 7520: Women and Holistic Health (2 credits)
  • HHS 6740: Spiritual Wellness (2 credits)
  • HHS 7500: Core Concepts in Mind/Body Interactions (2 credits)
  • HHS 7710: Alternative Approaches to Nutrition (2 credits)
  • HHS 6820: Movement, Relaxation and Health (2 credits)
  • HHS 7800: Mindfulness Based Meditation (3 credits)
  • HHS 7830: Energy Healing I (3 credits)
  • HHS 7835: Energy Healing II (3 credits)
  • HHS 7900: Herbology (3 credits)

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.

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