Natural Health Institute: Certificate Program

Find Natural Health Institute certificate programs in the United States and Canada. Before you apply to a natural health institute, it is a good idea to review prospective curriculums and educational programs. A natural health institute commonly extends certificate courses in aromatherapy, chair massage, iridology, kinesiology, Reiki, and hypnotherapy, among others.

An aromatherapy certification program at a natural health institute introduces students to anatomy, physiology, pathology, business and fundamentals of aromatherapy. In this course, future aromatherapists will learn about essential oils (and applications, thereof); botany and taxonomy, chemistry; how to perform wellness assessments and practical massage therapy techniques.


If energy healing if your niche, a natural health institute will sometimes offer training in Reiki, which is an energy balancing technique. In this course of study, students learn how to balance energy, about anatomy and physiology, Reiki attunements, chakra balancing, and principles of healing in relation to Reiki. Natural health institute graduates of this program earn certificates in various levels of Reiki.

Like the idea of working on a resort or cruise ship? Then a natural health institute can provide you with necessary knowledge and skills to become a massage therapist, natural health practitioner, or day spa manager/owner. These specific certificate programs often entail coursework and practical training in aromatherapy, body wraps and scrubs, massage modalities (chair massage, hot stone massage, deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, etc.), facials, herbology, iridology, manicures/pedicures, kinesiology, and reflexology; among other related studies. States and Provinces vary in licensing/certification requirements; it is always wise to examine curriculums in these fields so to meet all educational standards.

Iridology is another interesting certificate program frequently offered through a natural health institute. Subject matter in this course includes the study of the iris, anatomy and physiology, herbalism; and how to distinguish markers/colorations in the eye to determine possible areas of dis-ease.