Graduate Certificate in Complementary Alternative Medicine Online

Department
Total Credits Completed
15

The Graduate Certificate in Complementary Alternative Medicine provides specialized training for Graduate students in a variety of CAM modalities.  Professionals working in the CAM field will be able to deepen their knowledge and understanding of professional level holistic health protocol. 

Learning Outcomes

Define the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations of disease and the impact of behavioral factors, life-style choices and environmental factors on the cause and progression of disease.
Identify the use of CAM modalities to provide natural support options in these disease conditions and when a client should be referred to their licensed health care provider.
Summarize the CAM modalities such as aromatherapy, homeopathy, dynamic phytotherapy, herbal medicine, nutrition and lifestyle changes and how these may be beneficial in supporting health.
Analyze and construct a working knowledge of two of the modalities and how they can be applied to benefit clients and support optimal health, including appropriate use, contraindications, and expected outcomes.

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Admissions Requirements:

Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree 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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