Dec 09, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certificate Program in Holistic Approaches to Spirituality and Healing


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The Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness program is now offering 9 credit specialty certificates on topical areas in holistic health. This specialty certificate is meant for graduate students in health and human service degrees who would like to have special training in a particular area of holistic health but are unable or disinterested in taking the entire certificate in Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness. They are also meant for students who want to increase their understanding of the need for self-care and enhance their self-care activities.

Holistic Approaches to Spirituality and Healing (9 credit hours)


And Electives: 3 credits


Note:


If a student desires a second certificate they must take HOL 6500, Seminar in Holistic Methods, instead of HOL 5310. If a student desires a third certificate they must take an additional approved elective.

No course can be used a second time for an additional certificate.

Requirements for Graduate Specialty Certificates


All students interested in completing a 9 hour graduate specialty certificate must take:

  • HOL 5310 - Introduction to Holistic Health

in order to receive an orientation to and understanding of the philosophy of holistic health. Depending on the specialty area the student wishes to pursue, they will then take 6 more credits including a 3 credit required course for the area and 3 credits of selected electives.

 

Should a student wish to complete a second specialty certificate, then they will need to take

  • HOL 6500- Seminar in Holistic Methods

instead of

  • HOL 5310 - Introduction to Holistic Health

They will then take six more credits including a 3 credit required course and 3 additional credits of selected electives. No student may use the same course for two different specialty certificates.

 

If, after completing two specialty certificates, the student wishes to receive the Graduate Certificate in Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness, they must complete an approved field experience as part of

  • HOL 6700 - Professional Field Experience

Admission Process for Graduate Specialty Certificates in the Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness Program


All students interested in the Graduate Specialty Certificates in Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness must demonstrate that they have been admitted to the graduate college. They must then complete an application indicating the Graduate Specialty Certificate that they expect to pursue. Students need to possess an overall graduate GPA of 3.0 and achieve at least a 3.0 in their certificate classes.

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