Position yourself on the forefront of health care delivery when you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Complementary and Alternative Health degree from Ashford University.
Dr. Erick Cervantes is an Assistant Professor at Ashford University's College of Health, Human Services, and Science. He holds a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR; a Master of Public Health from Tulane University; and a Bachelor of Science in General Science from Oregon State University. Read his full bio.
Online Complementary & Alternative Health Bachelor's Degree Program
Increasing cultural diversity has resulted in growing numbers of people who pursue complementary and alternative health practices. The Bachelor of Arts in Complementary and Alternative Health degree provides you the opportunity to study the history and delivery of major non-allopathic health systems including but not limited to the following: Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, naturopathic medicine, biofeedback, herbal medicines, chiropractic, acupuncture, hypnosis, acupressure, reiki, reflexology, energy systems, and transpersonal health such as meditation, hypnosis, and prayer. You will analyze complementary and alternative health studies as well as identify usage trends and integration into health services and disease management from multi-cultural perspectives.
Complementary and Alternative Health Specialization
You may also choose to delve into other areas of complementary and alternative health when you add a specialization to your degree program. A specialization consists of four (4) courses, each worth three (3) credits. These courses are taught online as part of your degree program. For more detailed information, see the Courses tab. Choose the following specialization:
Health Care Informatics Systems
Form your future with your Health Care Informatics Systems specialization. This specialization teaches you to use data to improve the quality of health care.
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Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of the Complementary and Alternative Health degree by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
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If an alternative health degree fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.
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