Before You Apply

Interested in Integrative Therapies and Healing Practices?

Please contact Christina Owen at csh-academics@umn.edu with any questions you might have! It is important to us that your program be a good fit for you.

Application Deadline

  • February 1, 2020 is the deadline for priority consideration.
  • March 15, 2020 is the final deadline for Fall semester admission. Late applications will not be considered.

Do I Meet the Requirements?

The graduate faculty have established admission standards for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Integrative Therapies and Healing Practices.

They include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in a health or wellness-related field (including, but not limited to: exercise physiology, health education, nursing, or nutrition) from an accredited US institution or a foreign equivalent; OR
  • Master’s Degree in health care administration, naturopathic medicine, medicine, pharmacy, psychology, or public health from an accredited US institution or a foreign equivalent; OR
    • are a board-certified chaplain with a minimum of 3 years in a health care setting; OR
    • are currently enrolled in a health care professional graduate training program at an accredited institution.
  • A minimum degree GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale)

What do I need for the application?

You will be asked to submit the following information with you application:

  1. Official/unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions (Unofficial copies are required at the time of application, but official copies will be required at the time of acceptance).
  2. Curriculum Vitae or resume.
  3. Two Professional or Academic Letters of Recommendation.
  4. Three to five page Personal Statement.
  5. Application Fee ($75 U.S. Permanent Resident - $95 International).