Online Admissions Application: Begin the application process by submitting an online graduate application and submitting the non-refundable $65 application fee payment.
Degree Requirement: An undergraduate degree (BA, BS, or the equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution.
Minimum GPA: A GPA of 3.0 or higher in previous coursework is required. However, a GPA below 3.0 does not automatically disqualify an applicant and CIIS will consider a prospective student whose GPA is between 2.0 and 3.0. These individuals are required to submit a GPA Statement and are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions to discuss their options.
Transcripts: Official transcripts from all accredited academic institutions attended where 7 or more credits have been earned. If transcripts are being mailed to CIIS, they must arrive in their official, sealed envelopes. Transcripts from institutions outside the US or Canada require a foreign credit evaluation through World Education Services (WES) or CIIS will also accept foreign credential evaluations that are in a comprehensive course-by-course format from the current members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
Autobiographical Statement: 4-6 pages (typed, double-spaced) Let us know how you were raised, the family you came from, your upbringing, schooling, major events that shaped who you are today. What makes YOU the person YOU ARE today...Just give an idea of what you did, what you went through, and the values you learned.
Personal Goal Statement: One page (typed, double-spaced) You have to answer the question, "What would you like to be doing with this degree? Where can you see yourself working? In what capacity? How would you like to apply a Masters in Integrative Health Studies with a wellness coaching certificate? What would you dream career be?
Two Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation, preferably from colleagues in the field of integrative health. Recommenders should use standard business format and include full contact information-name, email, phone number, and mailing address.