PREREQUISITES FOR 

CERTIFICATION

Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Following our Coach Training Program (Modules 1 & 2), you may complete Module 3 to become a Certified Health and Wellness Coach.

To Begin: Verify your prerequisites for eligibility.  Do you have:


1. An Associate’s degree or higher in an area of Allied Health* from an accredited institute of higher education or
2. Any current fitness certification (personal trainer, group exercise, etc.) plus ACSM's Exercise Is Medicine® Credential or
3. Current Clinical License such as an RN or RRT or

4. An associate's degree or higher in any area PLUS a Certificate of Completion from our Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches course (Module 4)

 

Step 1: Pay for and complete Module 3: $700 ($675 if purchased at the same time as Modules 1&2)

 

To demonstrate your learning, and to pursue Wellcoaches Certification, our third Module is focused on the application of learning. You must complete this module within 18-months following the 9-week, 18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential program. The Certification process includes:

1.  On-line written exam

2.  30-minute oral exam

3. Three 1-hour individual mentoring sessions

4. Demonstration of the ability to write a Wellness Vision and behavioral goals


 

*Allied Health Degrees: Acupuncture, Athletic Training, Audiology, Community Health, Chiropractic, Counseling, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Dietetics, Ergonomics, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Fitness, Health Behavior Management, Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Psychology, Holistic Health, Holistic Nutrition, Human Performance, Kinesiology, Kinesiotherapy, Medicine, Nursing,  Nutrition, Occupational Health, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Rehabilitation, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work, Sports Psychology, Recreational Therapy, Wellness. 
 

Certified Personal Coach

Following our Coach Training Program (Modules 1 & 2), you may complete Module 3 to become a Certified Personal Coach.

To begin: Verify your prerequisites for eligibility.  Do you have:

 

1. Associate’s Degree or higher that is not listed in Allied Health Degrees above (such as English, Art, Education), or
2. Any current fitness certification (personal trainer, group exercise, etc.) or
3. Current health-related certifications or licenses such as: Certified Dental Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Certified Pharmacy Technician, Certified Dental Assistant, Licensed Massage Therapist, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, LVN/LPN, NREMT-First Responder, NREMT-Intermediate/85 or NREMT-Paramedic, Registered Yoga Therapist

 

Step 1: Pay for and complete Module 3: $700 ($675 if purchased at the same time as Modules 1&2)

 

To demonstrate your learning, and to pursue Wellcoaches Certification, our third Module is focused on the application of learning. You must complete this module within 18-months following the 9-week, 18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential program. The Certification process includes:

1.  On-line written exam

2.  30-minute oral exam

3. Three 1-hour individual mentoring sessions

4. Demonstration of the ability to write a Wellness Vision and behavioral goals


 

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If you do not meet the standard prerequisites for certification you may contact us to discuss your education.

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