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Ayurvedic Medicine Practitioner Certificate Program
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  The Ayurvedic Medicine Certficate Program prepares students for an exciting career in Ayurvedic medicine, with a specialty in Kerala (South Indian) Panchakarma. Ayurveda is the more than 5,000-year-old indigenous medical system of East India. Ayurveda integrates nutrition, herbal medicine, lifestyle counseling, special cleansing and detoxification procedures, and rejuvenation techniques to treat a person's body, mind, and soul. Graduates of the Certificate Program may practice independently as Ayurvedic Medicine Practitioners under the provisions and conditions of the California Health Freedom Act (see page 2 of the catalog), join the staffs of hospitals offering certain complementary medical treatments, or become licensed as massage therapists and work in exclusive spas and health resorts. AUCM's 660-hour certificate program features an on-site, supervised clinical internship in Ayurvedic Medicine.

 

Format:

Evenings-Weekends
  Hours: 660
  Units: 39
  Cost: $8,950
  Payment Plans:
  Payment plans available.

 

Prequisite/Corequisite Courses
 WS 025: Anatomy and Physiology I (4 Units)
 WS 030: Anatomy and Physiology II (4 Units)

 

Required Courses
 AY 010: Introduction to Ayurveda (2 Units)
 AY 015: Introduction to Ayurveda Pathophysiology & Diagnosis (4 Units)
 AY 020: Ayurvedic Philosophy & Meditational Yoga (2 Units)
 AY 025: Ayurvedic Marma Points & Acupressure (4 Units)
 AY 030: Kerala Panchakarma, Ayurvedic Bodywork and Therapeutic Massage. (4 Units)
 AY 035: North Indian Panchakarma (4 Units)
 AY 040: Ayurvedic Nutrition (2 Units)
 AY 045: Hatha Yoga for Health and Disease (2 Units)
 AY 050: Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine (4 Units)
 AY 055: Ayurvedic Rasayana and Rejuvenation (2 Units)
 AY 065: Ayurvedic Psychology and Lifestyle Counseling (2 Units)
 AY 090: Practice Management and Ethics (2 Units)
 AY 095: Ayurvedic Medicine Practitioner Internship (5 Units)