I had never taken a course on line so I was apprehensive. I not only learned a lot about nutrition, I also learned how to participate on line, discovered that I can manage my time well enough to incorporate a class into my life, and look forward to the next class. Norma Bedwell

Aromatherapy

The staff is always friendly, courteous and willing to help. Their customer service skills are exceptional. Aroma 101 Caroline Smith

academics, Aromatherapy

All contact with the staff has been exceptional! Your staff exhibits superb customer service skills and have been willing and able to easily and readily solve any issue that might come up.  Aroma 203 Julie Hockley

academics, Aromatherapy

The staff is always friendly, courteous and willing to help. Their customer service skills are exceptional. Aroma 101 Caroline Smith

academics, Aromatherapy

The Case studies were a great tool to enhance the overall usage of aromatherapy and improve client care. Very helpful skill  Aroma 303 Judy Davis

academics, Aromatherapy

any problem that i had throughout the course, i was helped promptly and efficiently and technical difficulties were solved within a 24hour period or less. Fantastic COLLEGE!!

Aromatherapy

Introduction to Aromatherapy Online

Aroma 101 provides students with an in-depth understanding of the history and uses of essential oils including basic methods of administration and therapeutic actions of each of the oils studied. This 3-credit course is the first level of aromatherapy training at ACHS.

Upon successful completion of this course, each student will be able to:

  • Discuss aromatherapy, its history, and development
  • Identify and safely use nineteen essential oils, from bergamot Citrus aurantium var. bergamia to ylang ylang Cananga odorata, including methods of application
  • Assess the quality of essential oils and understand the primary production methods
  • Describe the physiology of the sense of smell
  • Give an overview of the limbic system, lymphatic system, immune system, and skin, along with methods of absorption of essential oils
  • Discuss how essential oils interact on physical and emotional levels
  • Describe the major chemical constituents of essential oils
  • Identify contraindications and safety issues
  • Create a blend and choose from a range of carrier oils

Maximum Enrollment: 30 students

Required Materials (Course Pack)

The Required Materials (or Course Pack) cost—including standard shipping to the continental United States—is $624.00. This includes:

Total Course Price: $915 (3 credits x $305 per credit) + $624.00 Course Pack = $1539.00

 

Does not include Registration Fee, which is $200 per program or $30 per credit if enrolling in single courses.

 

Tuition Includes:

  • Interactive, instructor-led ACHS online classroom. Your instructor grades your work - ACHS does not outsource grading!
  • Online: Basics of Perfume Making DVD
  • Online: Aromamassage DVD online
  • Online lectures updated with the latest information and applicable research.
  • Assessments designed to enhance your understanding as well as assess your learning to date.
  • Discussions with your instructor and classmates help you learn more, plus you'll make new friends from around the world with the same interests in holistic health and aromatherapy. 
  • 24/7 access gives you flexibility to study with your busy lifestyle. Study in your PJs!
  • Bonus: Access to the ACHS Wellness Guide Online.

Credits

3

Course Availability

  • Fall Accelerated 2014
  • Fall 2014
  • Summer Accelerated 2014
  • Summer 2014