Georgian Court University

Master of Arts (M.A.) Holistic Health Studies

Personal wellness is at the forefront of Georgian Court University's master's program in Holistic Health Studies, which focuses on the principles and techniques of mind-body-spirit integration, quality of life, as well as complementary medicine. Students will learn from faculty who bring expertise from a scientific foundation and coursework basked on a philosophical paradigm that includes both Eastern and Western approaches to health.

The MA in Holistic Health Studies is a cohort program taught with a 7.5 week course structure, allowing students to complete their program in as little as one year. As a Holistic Health Studies student, you will develop your own philosophy based on holistic principles related to physical, social, mental, spiritual, and emotional well-being. Graduates enter a growing career field that blends both traditional and alternative medicine to promote overall wellness. By graduating with the MA in Holistic Health Studies you learn the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the growing demands of holistic health professionals.

Admission Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university or college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Academic preparation in behavioral or health-related sciences
  • Submit official transcripts of each undergraduate and graduate institution you have attended, either in sealed, signed envelopes or via electronic submission directly from the registrar's office.
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references
  • Statement of objectives or personal statement stating academic/professional goals
  • Personal interview. Candidates who do not have the necessary background must complete HH500 (NAME OF COURSE?) with a grade of "B" or better before matriculating in the graduate program.
  • Admissions requirements are identical for the graduate certificate program.
  • University policy is to allow a maximum of six (6) credits in transfer for MA/MS programs

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