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HEALTH AND WELLNESS CERTIFICATION

Health and Wellness Coach Certification

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

Be sure to verify your prerequisites for eligibility for the "Certified Health and Wellness Coach" designation. 
Do you have any of the following?


1. An Associate’s degree or higher in an area of Allied Health* from an accredited institute of higher education 

*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. 


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

3. Or any current fitness certification (personal trainer, group exercise, etc.) plus ACSM's Exercise Is Medicine® Credential 
4. Or current Clinical License such as an RN or RRT

What else is required for Certification?

To demonstrate your learning, and to pursue Wellcoaches Certification, our Certification process (Module 3) 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 programs. The Certification process includes:

1.  Completion of the Coach Training program (Modules 1 &2)

2. On-line written exam

3.  30-minute oral exam

4. Three 1-hour individual mentoring sessions

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

Certified Personal Coach

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

Be sure to verify
 your prerequisites for eligibility for the "Personal Coach" designation. Do you have any of the following?

 

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

 

What else is required for Certification?

To demonstrate your learning, and to pursue Wellcoaches Certification, our Certification process (Module 3) 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 programs. The Certification process includes:

1.  Completion of the Coach Training program (Modules 1 &2)

2. On-line written exam

3.  30-minute oral exam

4. Three 1-hour individual mentoring sessions

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


 

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