Natural and Holistic Health Degrees

With a holistic health degree you will focus on alternative or complementary approaches to health and fitness. This focuses on lifestyle, mental well-being and spiritual awareness, thus treating the patient as a whole being. Holistic health programs and natural health programs focus on healing the body through natural means. With herbalist training you learn the art and science of massage therapy, reflexology, energy healing, bodywork, oriental medicine, acupuncture, and acupressure. Holistic health is a philosophy of medical care that sees the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of life being interconnected. Natural or complementary health is usually associated with alternative medicine, but is increasingly being used in mainstream medical practice as part of a broad view of patient care.

Alternative and Complementary Health Programs

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You’ve found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Ashford delivers relevant degree programs to you everywhere, any time, with a supportive community where you belong.

Programs:

  • BA/Complementary and Alternative Health

Experience the Rewards of Caring, With ECPI’s Medical Careers Institute, you can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in 2.5 Years or Your Associate’s Even Sooner through Our Year-Round Schedule!

Programs:

  • Massage Therapy - Associate
Locations: Newport News

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • BS in Nutrition Science
  • Diet Therapy Fundamentals
  • Nutrtion and Diet Therapy

Prepare for a Career That You Will Love … in Massage Therapy!

Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that is positive and exciting?  With the education you will receive at the Virginia School of Massage, that career can be yours. 

Programs:

  • Professional Massage Therapy Program
Locations: Charlottesville
Work toward a new career with Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage. Our program prepares you to sit for the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

Programs:

  • Therapeutic Massage
Locations: Falls Church

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

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Programs:

  • Massage Therapy
Locations: Norfolk
Don't wait another day to take the next step forward in your career. Kaplan University can give you the real-world knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your chosen field.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science: Nutrition Science
Locations: Hagerstown