Instinctively, it may seem that aromatherapy and technology don’t mix. Yet both digital learning and the study of aromatherapy offer a very individual, self-motivated experience. With online aromatherapy training, your relationship to essential oils is cultivated at your pace, in your own environment, and in your own time.


When you fall in love with essential oils, it’s for many reasons. The obvious is that they are beautiful and just a bit magical. The less obvious is often more personal, and powerful: essential oils can heal the mind/body/spirit. Aromatherapy has the amazing ability to comfort, reinvigorate, and transform us and online aromatherapy courses help us build our relationship with essential oils so much faster.

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This course has been designed to build a foundation from which you may continue your journey into and through the world of aromatherapy. It introduces you to the way we teach, the format of our programs and the depth of information made available to you when you register for any of our programs.


Cultivating a love and mastery of essential oils begins with a strong foundation in the art and science of aromatherapy. Choosing to become a certified aromatherapist adds a greater sense of skill and legitimacy to your practice—whether professional, or strictly personal—and opens up the path to continue mastering aromatherapy in all its beauty and therapeutic potential. We offer several NAHA-approved online aromatherapy certifications.

  • Foundations of Aromatherapy Certificate Program (Level 1) | Online

    From: $325.00 / month for 2 months
    Searching for information you can trust on how to use and blend essential oils confidently? Would you like to be empowered to use essential oils safely and effectively for you, your family, friends, and clients? Overwhelmed by the seeming over emphasis on the chemistry and science? We understand! Our goal at the School for Aromatic Studies is to empower you and provide you with the necessary skills to overcome these challenges.
  • Aromatic Scholars: Clinical Aromatherapy Certification Program (Level 2) | Online

    From: $462.50 / month for 4 months
    Qualify to become a NAHA Certified Professional Aromatherapist and begin your training as a Clinical Aromatherapist. This class is the most comprehensive, progressive and holistic education offered for those seeking to become an aromatherapy practitioner.
  • Foundations of Essential Oil Therapy (Level 1 certification) | Online


    Foundations of Essential Oil Therapy Certification Course This course is our traditional Foundations of Aromatherapy course with an entire module on the internal use of aromatherapy. We, at the School for Aromatic Studies, believe that education is the key to the safe and effective use of essential oils, be it topically, via inhalation, or internally. The Foundations of Essential Oil Therapy is a level one certification.

  • Aromatic Medicine Certificate Course (Level 3) | Online

    From: $335.00 / month for 3 months
    Confused about the validity and safety of internal use of essential oils? Interested in more in-depth clinical aromatherapy education? Advance your skills and knowledge of the medicinal benefits and applications of essential oils and hydrosols with the Aromatic Medicine Certificate Course.
  • Internal Use of Essential Oils Course | ONLINE

    From: $52.00 / month for 3 months
    Somewhere between the current two extremes of ‘never use essential oils internally’ and ‘you can take just about any essential oil internally’ is a balanced approach and view of the use of essential oils internally, both professionally and for self-care. The misinformation on this subject is rampant on both sides of the extreme.
  • Inspire Aromatherapy Teacher Training Certification

    Become a trusted Aromatherapy Teacher! This is a level one Aromatherapy Teacher Training Program. We are dedicated to cultivating the next generation of aromatherapy educators.


Already certified? These online aromatherapy courses have been designed to deepen your knowledge of specific subjects related to essential oils and aromatherapy. Our Aromatic Medicine (L1) course is our landmark course offering training thru the lens of western herbal energetics, the 6 tissue states, physiology, and safety in the appplication of aromatic medicine.

  • Anatomy and Physiology | Online

    From: $76.00 / month for 2 months
    By learning healthy physiology first, she could understand more about how an homeostatic imbalance happened. From the tissue, organ, or system perspective, she began to also see how essential oils could be utilized to support the physiology of the body rather than always trying to treat a 'disease'.
  • Tongue Assessment for Western Herbalists, Nutritionists, and Aromatherapists | Online

    Tongue assessment can actually be fairly intuitive and doesn't require as much memorization as some other systems of assessment. Once you get the basics, it's easy to begin using this valuable tool right away. This is a great opportunity to receive step by step guidance in adding tongue assessment to your toolkit and promises to be interesting and useful for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike!
  • Botanical Body Care Products | Online

    From: $360.00 / month for 2 months
    The Botanical Body Care Products certification course has been designed by leading aromatherapist, Jade Shutes, through the lens of aromatherapy and botanical product formulation. Learn to formulate a wide range of plant-based skin care products including butters and creams, to gels, cleansers and masks and be poised to launch your own line of products.
  • Balms, Butters and Salves Certification Program | Online

    Our Butters, Balms and Salves online Certificate program has been designed for those wanting to begin making aromatherapy products as well as for those who would like to deepen their knowledge of formulating oil based products. A perfect program for massage therapists, estheticians, body care product makers, store owners, educators, and caregivers looking to formulate exceptionally effective butters, balms and salves.
  • Aromas and the Mind | Online


    The Aromas and the Mind certification course delves deeply into how olfaction directly affects our nervous/endocrine systems, emotions, immunity and stress response. The This is an advanced aromatherapy certification designed to enrich your sensory awareness of and relationship with essential oils.

  • Aromatic Applications for the Skin | Online

    The Aromatics and the Skin Online Certificate program offers an in-depth exploration into the therapeutic applications of aromatherapy for maintaining the health of the skin. We begin with a rich exploration of skin anatomy and physiology, examine common and not so common skin conditions, and experience a wide range of skin loving botanical ingredients.
  • Aromatic Chemistry | Online


    Our Aromatic Chemistry Certification Program offers an in-depth exploration into the chemistry of essential oils. We examine the symbiotic relationship between plants, essential oils and humans, the nature of chemical families and their therapeutic resonances as well as how to utilize the chemistry of essential oils in clinical practice and formulation.



Built on collaborative relationships with leading herbalists, botanical perfumers, and aromatherapists, our specialty programs are designed to focus on specific subjects that can expand your knowledge and use of essential oils and other plant-based ingredients. Whether you want to explore hydrosols and their applications or create your own botanical body care product line, these courses will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed!

  • Aromatics and Menopausal Skin Care | LIVE ONLINE

    In this 3 hour recorded class, we will look at our skin through the lens of menopause and holistic skin care, gain an understanding the changes taking place at different stages of our wise woman years.
  • Ayurveda 101: The Art and Science of Life and Longevity

    Ayurveda 101 is an in depth look at the science of life and longevity and how we can use this language of nature in our daily self care rituals, individualized nutrition plans, daily scheduling and to better understand our clients needs as healing arts practitioners to get optimal holistic health results.
  • CO2 Extracts and Aromatherapy | Online

    Curious about CO2 extracts? Join Jade Shutes in a three part recorded webinar series and online course and discover and learn what they are, their therapeutic benefits and how to use them.
  • Diffusing Essential Oils



    Love diffusing essential oils? Are you confused by what you read, and baffled by the huge selection of essential oils to choose from? Are you looking for best and safest practices? Diffusing essential oils is often considered one of the easiest first steps to experiencing the benefits of aromatherapy - and it is also often considered to be the safest delivery method.

  • Essential Oils and Emotional Well-being

    NOW Available online! In this 2.5 hour class, you will learn how to utilize essential oils to support emotional health and well-being as well as enhance resiliency during these challenging times.
  • Essential Oils for Homeschool and Virtual Learning

    In this hour long online course “Essential Oils for Homeschool and Virtual Learning,” Instructor Margo Hertzfeld will share some of the lessons she has learned from her time homeschooling. We have a strong opportunity to use our olfactory bulbs’ direct connection to our limbic system in any classroom. Through what we smell, we can enhance memory, or mood, or even cognitive ability.
  • Essential Oils for Respiratory Health | ONLINE

    Now Available ONLINE In this 2.5 hour class, you will learn how to utilize essential oils to support your respiratory system health through the autumn and winter months.
  • Essential Oils for Sleep | ONLINE

    In this 1.5 hour class, you will explore the many facets of sleep and what can disrupt it. A variety of natural ways to support sleep will be covered including aromatherapy and a favorite sleep blend. In the course you will learn about common sleep disorders, sleep hygiene and natural sleep solutions.
  • Essential Oils in Pregnancy

    Pregnancy is a vulnerable time for both the pregnant parent and developing baby. Information regarding the use of botanicals to address common pregnancy concerns ranges from using essential oils all the time to recommendations to avoid all botanical extracts because the exact safety of the botanicals has not yet been established. Reality sits in between those two extremes.
  • Introduction to Hydrosols | Online

    In this free introduction to hydrosols, you will learn how hydrosols are made, properties of unique hydrosols, and how to use them. We will also be sharing aromatic plant stories. Join artisan distillers Jade Shutes and Ildiko Berecz for this magical look at the role of hydrosols for emotional and physical well-being.
  • RESUMING THE FLOW OF LIFE: Trauma Release Techniques


    NOW Available online! In one way or another, we all experience trauma in our lives. A certain trauma is unique to each individual and every individual have had experience trauma at least one time in his/her life. Physical, emotional or sexual abuse, abandonment, neglect and denial or even small or big accidents or surgeries are responsible for creating trauma in and during our daily life.


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