Complementary Health Care

NOTE: This program is not currently accepting new students and will be discontinued as of January 2020.

Practice Holistic Healing with Complementary Health Care

Are you ready to challenge your own assumptions about health, healing, and the body? Begin your holistic health journey at MWCC and explore the lesser-traveled paths of a healthy lifestyle.

In the Complementary Health Care certificate program, you will gain knowledge of mind-body-spirit medicine from scientific and philosophical sources. Your classes will give you the skills and knowledge to engage the human spirit to deal with wellness, disease, change, and mindfulness.

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Use Your Credits Towards a Degree!

If you wish to further your education, all of the credits you earn in your certificate program can be applied towards the Associate’s Degree in Complementary Health Care. You’ll only need to take 9 more classes to get your degree! Earning a degree can improve your potential job placement and salary once you enter into the field.

Embrace the Many Facets of Health

Your Complementary Health Care certificate includes great classes like:

  • Mind-Spirit-Body Connection
  • Counseling Methods and Interview Techniques
  • Intro to Nutrition

Plus, in your 8-course program, you also have 2 electives to choose, where you can take:

  • Yoga
  • Transforming Stress
  • Intro to the Chakra System
  • Exercise Science and Nutrition

Choose the Healthcare Career Meant for You

After graduating with your certificate, you will be ready for an entry-level job in the complementary health care field. You can start a career in:

  • Massage Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Meditation Coaching
  • Stress Management
  • Yoga Instruction

Many complementary health care career fields are also expected to grow due to the growing demands of the aging population, so you can expect to find a job fast. For example, the massage therapy field is projected to grow 26%* by 2026, opening up thousands of jobs all over the country!

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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"I found the professors to be well educated medical professionals who love to share their knowledge of traditional and complementary therapies. It is their dedication to lifelong learning that inspired me to continue my education and pursue a bachelor's degree."

Ann Giaquinto Scott, 2018, Complementary Healthcare

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