Learn about the use of integrative health care and medicine in health promotion and prevention, and how integrative health care can enhance patient experience and improve population health while reducing costs and health care workforce burnout.
UVM’s Integrative Health Care Certificate introduces the methods, evidence base and philosophical underpinnings of integrative health and medicine.
Integrative Travel Study
A variety of short-term travel courses satisfy elective requirements.
- Bali: Consciousness, Culture, and Communication
- Belize: Women’s Health & Spirituality
- Cuba: CAM Therapies in Cuban Health Care
- Iceland: Exploring the Therapeutic Effects of Icelandic Thermal Springs
- Mongolia: Traditional Mongolian Medicine and Cultural Immersion
The Integrative Health Care Certificate involves nine credits of required courses and six credits of electives selected from the areas of mindfulness, behavior change, yoga, energy therapies and integrative nutrition and herbalism.
Fifteen credits must include the following:
HLTH 101* Intro to Integrative Health – 3 credits
HLTH 102 Science and Evidence in CAM – 3 credits
HLTH/ENVS 107 SU: Human Health and the Environment – 3 credits
Six credits from at least two areas in the following list (with a maximum of 3 one-credit courses in a single area):
CSD 287 D2: Mindfulness and Helping Skills
HLTH 137 Mindful Eating
HLTH 095 Mindfulness-based Health and Wellness
HLTH 098* Restore, Rejuvenate, Energize
COMU 001 Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies
COMU 125 The Science of Happiness
HLTH 106 Bali: Consciousness, Culture and Communication
HLTH 145 Women's Health and Spirituality
HLTH 195 Mongolia: Traditional Mongolian Medicine and Cultural Immersion
HLTH 295 Cuba: CAM Therapies in Cuban Health Care
RMS 191 Iceland: Exploring Therapeutic Effects of Icelendic Thermal Springs
HLTH 210 Mexico: Health and Culture in Oaxaca
PEAC 052 Yoga and Mindfulness
PEAC 103 Yoga and Ayurveda
PEAC 109 Yoga Asana and Philosophy
PEAC 115 Yoga and the Chakras
HLTH 141 Healing Touch Level I
HLTH 109 Energy Medicine
HLTH 142 Healing Touch Level II
HLTH 143 Healing Touch Level III
HLTH 144 Healing Touch Level IV
HLTH 146 Healing Touch Level V
HLTH 160 Meridians, Systems and Organs
Integrative Nutrition and Herbalism
ENVS 195 Plant-Based Healing Medicine
Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching
COMU 122 Family Wellness Coaching
Independent Study Options
HLTH 297 Integrative Health Independent Study
HLTH 291 Integrative Health Teaching Assistantship
*HLTH 101 is an online class and has a recommended interactive lab, HLTH 098, which is a face-to-face class.
View the UVM Course Directory for descriptions and availability.