Interested in learning about Aromatherapy and Essential Oils? Wondering where to begin your journey?
Whether you are beginning your journey or advancing your education, the School for Aromatic Studies offers a variety of classes on aromatherapy, plant-based beauty, aromatic medicine, and essential oils.
With so many options available, we have created the chart below to help guide you to your perfect course based upon your interest and goals, be they personal or professional.
How to use the chart
- Find the core subject you are interested in (e.g. Aromatherapy Certification or Advancing Your Education)
- Explore the courses under the core subject.
- Select course which fulfills your interest and goals.
- Register for course and begin your aromatic studies!
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|New to Aromatherapy||Aromatherapy Certification||Botanical Body Care Product Making||Advancing your Education||Internal Use of Essential Oils|
|Free Online Introduction to Aromatherapy||Foundations of Aromatherapy (L1)||Balms, Butters, and Salves||Aromatic Applications for the Skin||Internal use of Essential Oils|
|Blog Articles||Foundations of Essential Oil Therapy (L1)||Botanical Body Care Products||Aromatic Chemistry||Foundations of Essential Oil Therapy|
|Aromatic Scholars (L2)||Aromas and the Mind||Aromatic Medicine|
|Aromatic Medicine (L3)||Tongue Assessment|
|CO2 Extracts and Aromatherapy|
|Anatomy and Physiology for the Aromatherapist and Herbalist|
Interested in Aromatherapy Certification? Here’s our NEW Course Comparison Chart
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|Title of Course||Foundations of Aromatherapy||Foundations of Essential Oil Therapy||Aromatic Scholars||Aromatic Medicine|
|Level of Certification||Level One||Level One||Level Two||Level Three|
|Prerequisites||None||None||Level 1 Recommended||Level 1 & 2 Recommended|
|Title Upon Completion||Certified Aromatherapist L1||Certified Aromatherapist L1||Certified Professional Aromatherapist, Certified Clinical Aromatherapist, or Certified Holistic Aromatherapist||Certified Clinical Aromatherapist L3|
|Program Hours||100||120||350||Course: 148 A&P: 100 Electives: 8 Total: 256|
|Average Time of Completion||3-6 Months||3-6 Months||10-12 Months||8-10 Months|
|Student Forum Included|
|Essential Oils Covered||24||24||81||27|
|Number of formulations students make||5+ for case studies and other experimental work||5+ for case studies and other experimental work||14+ for case studies and other experimental work||12+ for case studies and other experimental work||Essential Oil Blending Techniques?||Yes - in depth||Yes - in depth||Some review and special technique for blending for the mind||Aromatic medicine making and review of overall blending in A.M.|
|Internal Use Covered|
|Research Paper||8-10 pages|
|Exams Required||Quizzes and final exam||Quizzes and final exam||Quizzes and final exam||Quizzes and final exam|
|Massage CEUs Earned||40 (online) / 30 (in person)||Not available for this course||78 total (online) Chemistry - 14 Aromas & Mind - 32 Aromatic Skin - 32||Not available for this course|
|Available Live? Begins 2021|
|Who may take this class?||Anyone interested in aromatherapy||Anyone interested in aromatherapy||Grads of approved level one course - or equivalent||Open to all but in order to earn a level 3 certification, must complete level 1 and 2 certification as well|
|Tuition for online courses||$650||$800||$1,750||$950|
|NAHA Membership Eligibility||Level 1||Level 1||Level 2||Level 3|
|Access Time Period||Online program - lifetime||Online program - lifetime||Online program - lifetime||Online program - lifetime|
|Learn More||Learn More||Learn More||Learn More|
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