Certificate of Achievement
Designed to promote a holistic approach to healthy living while preparing students for professional careers and the potential of higher education in the integrative health, fitness, and wellness field. Students will investigate basic anatomy, physiology, subtle energy, and behavior principles while exploring the connection between the physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual realms of health, wellness, and performance. Students will be introduced to a variety of alternative health practices and healing therapies from various cultures around the world, with an emphasis on how a holistic approach and practical techniques can lead to optimal performance and health. Upon completion of this certificate, individuals will gain an advantage obtaining an entry-level position at health, fitness, and wellness centers, spas and clinics, and/or community establishments. In addition to administrative jobs within the industry, individuals may find positions as practitioner and/or therapist assistants, health and wellness educators or community workers, and/or internship opportunities at various complementary and alternative health practices/centers. Courses within this certification can fulfill continuing education hours/credits for those currently certified by nationally and globally recognized certifying bodies such as the American Council of Exercise (ACE) and Yoga Alliance (YA). This certificate can be completed completely online. Students whom complete this certificate will be eligible to earn our, "Integrative Health for Fitness and Wellness Professionals" certificate, by successfully completing three additional courses within one of three pattern options.
Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $28,000 to $89,000 with an average salary of $55,000.