CAP 501

Masters Capstone Project Online


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


Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

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Required Materials Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Last updated 7/19/19

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Admissions Requirements:

Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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