Our award-winning program is the first in the nation to prepare master's level leaders in the expanding fields of integrative health and wellness coaching. 

Integrative health is an individualized, client-centered approach to wellness, combining a whole person model with evidence-based strategies and practices.  Students learn how to assist others in setting and achieving health goals, and in changing lifestyle behaviors, by employing integrative tools such as meditation, breath work, yoga, guided imagery, mind-body techniques, whole foods nutrition, exercise and movement, stress management, and personal health planning. Students learn how to help others reduce disease risk by changing lifestyle behaviors.

Students also learn to be social advocates for social change, since environmental and social factors are determinants of health.

The application deadline for Fall 2016 admission is August 1, 2016 for U.S. students; for international students, the deadline is June 1, 2016.

Unique Features of Integrative Health Studies at CIIS:

The Program is a Recognized Leader in Integral Learning

  • It includes rigorous scholarship, embodied practices, scientific investigation, mind-body-spirit integration, and community activism
  • It combines ways of knowing, traditional healing wisdom, and evidence-based modalities to create a multidisciplinary, multifaceted learning environment
  • It employs a bio-psycho-social model from multiple perspectives with cultural sensitivity and health equity at the foundation
  • It is an accredited M.A. program

The Program Offers a Certificate in Integrative Wellness Coaching and Wellness Management

The Program Offers a Certificate in Guided Imagery

The Program Requires a 200-hour Internship

Professor Meg Jordan is a leader in the field of integrative health

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