Why Integrative Health and Wellness ?
The Integrative Health and Wellness certificate educates learners on cross-disciplinary approaches to holistic health and wellness that help them increase relevant skills in today’s market. Students explore the foundational concepts and comprehensive practices within integrative health and wellness while focusing on an individual’s unique characteristics by incorporating strengths-based perspective, cross-cultural communication, resilience, advocacy and problem-solving.
This certificate equips current and future healthcare practitioners, leaders, coaches and professionals with knowledge and skills related to integrative health and wellness approaches so that they may inform their overall recommendations to patients, clients, and others. The certificate helps students understand how complementary and alternative health approaches intersect with health and well-being, but is not intended to prepare students to independently practice. Students will learn about the wide variety of care options that are available, while considering social determinants of health, cultural and economic belief systems, and social and mental supports. Students will work side-by-side with a multi-disciplinary array of learners to develop the needed assessment, ethical, critical thinking and referral skills to excel within the wide range of roles and applications available across health and wellness in our global 21st century delivery system.
- Experiential Capstone in Nutrition in Practice
- Holistic Health and Wellness Approach
What you'll study
Note: This course can be replaced with the RISE experience through Kripalu
This program requires successful completion of a minimum of 20 credit hours that meet the degree requirements.