Completion of ACHS MS degree programs culminates with a 3-credit capstone project designed to demonstrate subject mastery, such as a research thesis, solution of a practical professional problem, or an individual or small-group analysis of a problem or challenge in the CAM industry and offering alternative solutions. This will be supervised by an advisor
Demonstrate an in-depth, advanced knowledge base that maximizes the innovative use of information that reflects the current theories, best practices, and research in preparation for application or further research in the prevention and wellness industry.
Develop a solid knowledge base of CAM modalities and be able to apply that knowledge by informing and assisting practitioners and consumers of CAM products and protocols.
Evaluate and generate best practices for CAM evidence-based healing methods.
Evaluate and provide guidance on the potential for herb-herb and herb-drug interactions.
Locate, analyze and evaluate, and make effective use of CAM research from the scientific literature and provide guidance for practitioners, policy makers, academic researchers, and industry leaders and manufacturers.
Assist with designing and planning appropriate clinical studies elucidating the underlying mechanisms of action of CAM therapies, facilitating their integration into conventional medical care, and stimulating professionalism, integrity, and social responsibilities in the prevention and wellness industry.
Maximum Enrollment: 20 students
Required Materials (Course Pack)
The Required Materials cost (Course Pack) is $115. This includes:
- Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $115
Total Course Price = $1515 (3 credits x $505 per credit) + $115 Course Pack = $1630
Does not include Registration Fee, which is $200 per program or $30 per credit if enrolling in single courses.
Optional Recommended Reading & Study Kits
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Last updated 7/22/18
Completion of the core Masters program requirements.