Where will a masters degree in Integrative Health Studies take you?


In addition to developing theoretical knowledge during the Integrative Health Studies program, students acquire practical skills with a special focus on integrative wellness coaching. Our graduates go on to work in private practice, hospitals and clinics, wellness programs, and international non-governmental organizations.

  • Health and wellness managers, program coordinators, and specialists (Alameda Health System, SF General Hospital, Charlotte Maxwell Clinic)
  • Integrative health coaches, health educators, researchers (CPMC Institute of Health and Healing, One Medical Group, Epiphany Health)
  • Writers, editors, or speakers on integrative wellness
  • Leaders in social, political and environmental interventions
  • Consultants and coaches to digital health platforms, healthy living websites and app developers


My experience in the Integrative Health Studies program gave me the tools and access to break into the rapidly growing field of digital health coaching with confidence. I work as a health coach at a web app that aims to improve cardio-metabolic health through whole food, plant-based nutrition, client-centric health coaching, and a culinary literacy program.  

-Christine Imfeld, class of 2013

Our Alumni in Action

Get inspired by their stories.

Alumna Kevonya Elzia tells CIIS about her journey from the Integrative Health Studies and Transformative Leadership programs to being a community health nurse and health, equity and justice facilitator.

Sarah DeVincenzi, Integrative Health Studies graduate, describes how her degree led her to leadership opportunities

Integrative Health Studies alumna Preeti Rao and Professor Meg Jordan introduce health coaching in India