The Certificate in Holistic Spa Management program offers foundational training in effective spa management, including an overview of business management protocols for spa management, customer service, ethical business practices, and a foundation in aromatherapy to provide basic knowledge in the use and administration of essential oils, a modality often used in spa therapies.
Broaden your knowledge and skills with a mind-body-spirit approach to health and wellness. Explore various approaches to health and wellness and study the concepts, values, and applications of this exciting field of health science.
The mission of the Graduate Certificate in Wellness Coaching program is to prepare graduates with the skills, expertise, and understanding of coaching ethics and standards, and the ability to apply them appropriately in all coaching situations to empower people to take charge of their own health and create sustainable change.
The mission of the MS in Herbal Medicine degree program is to develop a practical and theoretical understanding of clinical herbalism and professionally apply this knowledge to educate clients and consumers about a mind-body-spirit approach to health and wellness.
The mission of the MS in Aromatherapy degree program is to develop a practical and theoretical understanding of clinical aromatherapy and professionally apply this knowledge to educate clients and consumers about a mind-body-spirit approach to health and wellness.
The mission of the MS in Health and Wellness degree program is to help others achieve health and wellness in a non-clinical setting through education and coaching strategies and to provide a healthier lifestyle for individuals and their families. It specifically meets the goal of the National Prevention Strategy (NPS) to “maintain a skilled, cross-trained, and diverse prevention workforce” and explicitly integrates many of the goals of the NPS across the program.
The mission of the MS in Holistic Nutrition degree program is to provide professional holistic nutrition and physical health recommendations from which community programming and client education can be based. This in turn will help people to live healthier lives, prevent illness or injury, and reduce the risk of chronic disease while promoting wellness.
Dynamic phytotherapy (formerly called homeobotanical therapy) is a blended modality, a careful balance between herbalism and homeopathy that draws upon and combines the benefits of both fields. Developed in New Zealand, ACHS has exclusive rights to teach this exciting modality in the United States. Dynamic phytotherapy remedies are low-potency, palatable remedies designed to selectively support the body in the natural restoration of health by improving nutrition, opening drainage, and stimulating healing.