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Master of Public Health

Integrative Health Certificate

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Master of Public Health

College of Health Sciences
West Chester, PA 19383

Name: Dr. Lynn Carson
Phone: 610-436-2245 | 610-436-2138

Graduate Certificate in Integrative Health

(21 semester hours)

The Graduate Certificate in Integrative Health is designed for health care professionals desiring graduate study of evidenced-based, integrated approaches to health promotion, disease prevention, and treatment. An accelerated format is available for many of the courses, so that the Certificate can be earned in three semesters or less. Students without adequate preparation in disease etiology are strongly advised to take HEA 500 Diseases. Those desiring advanced study in a particular integrative health area may elect, under advisement, HEA 609 Independent Study; while those desiring a clinical field experience may elect HEA 611 Field Placement, also under advisement.

* Suggested electives include but are not limited to:

HEA 500 Diseases
HEA 510 Adolescent Medicine
HEA 511 Stress Management Techniques
HEA 512 AIDS and Public Health
HEA 543 Transcultural Health Practice
HEA 545 Mind/Body Medicine
HEA 547 Principles of Botanical Medicine
HEA 581 Special Topics: Traditional Chinese Medicine
HEA 581 Special Topics: Homeopathy
NTD 581 Perspectives on Obesity
NTD 515 Public Health Nutrition
HEA 609 Independent Study
HEA 611 Field Placement

Course Descriptions:
A sheet with descriptions for all courses in this graduate program can be found at this link: Click Here!

Certificate Advisor:
Professor Donald McCown, Department of Health
211 Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
Ph: 610-436-2267; Fax: 610-436-2860; E-mail: