Complementary Health Care

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

Promote Good Health and Wellness with Complementary Health Care

Connect your mind, body, and spirit to your career success at MWCC. Whether your interest is nutrition, yoga, or engaging the human spirit, an associate degree in Complementary Healthcare (CHD) from MWCC will help you enter the field of alternative medicine.

At the end of your program, you will be ready for an entry-level career in alternative medicine or to transfer to a 4-year institution to further your education. Start at MWCC and make the healthy career choice you’ve been searching for.

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Learn to Connect the Body, Mind, and Spirit

With CHD, you will look at wellness and disease in relationship to lifestyle behaviors, mindfulness, and responses to change. By delving into the practice of listening to the body, you will find and apply holistic approaches to overall wellness.

You can take classes in:

  • Yoga
  • Reiki: Traditional Usui Method
  • Intro to the Chakra System
  • Transforming Stress
  • Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

Be Mindful of Your Career Path

You can start an entry-level career in:

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

Many complementary healthcare 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!

Transfer to a 4-Year College or University

You will save thousands by starting your Complementary Healthcare education at MWCC. In as little as two years, you will be ready to transfer to a public 4-year college or university into one of complementary healthcare or alternative medicine bachelor’s degree programs to learn new skills and improve your potential job placement.

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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