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 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

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

academics, Aromatherapy

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


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!!


The focus of the Certificate in Aromatherapy is holistic aromatology. Holistic aromatology focuses on restoration of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health through the application of essential oils. We use the terms “aromatherapy” and “aromatology” interchangeably throughout the program.

This program:

  • Meets the curriculum requirements of the NAHA Level Two education standards
  • Is the only nationally accredited Alliance of International Aromatherapists' Level II Clinical Aromatherapy training program
  • Qualifies graduates to sit the national registration exam with the Aromatherapy Registration Council ( to become a Registered Aromatherapist (RA) 

ACHS Aromatherapy graduates have a five year (2008-2012) success rate of 97.2% on the Aromatherapy Registration Council National Exam leading to registration as a Registered Aromatherapist.

Program Objectives:

Graduates of the Certificate in Aromatherapy will be able to:

  • Outline the steps to set up a business, including insurance, management, legal issues, ethics, including AHG ethics and ARC requirements, keeping records, listening and observation skills, informed consent, marketing, business planning, nutritional, lifestyle, and wellness counseling
  • Locate information from state regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with local and state requirements
  • Educate others about appropriate holistic health protocols using essential oils to support and rebalance the body and restore wellness for general good health
  • Discuss aromatherapy, its history, use, and status of current research, including how to locate studies in peer-reviewed journals
  • Blend and administer essential oils safely
  • Discuss the Latin names, therapeutic uses, active constituents, methods of administration, and cautions and contraindications for each of the essential oils studied
  • Indicate when to refer individuals to their licensed healthcare provider for diagnosis and treatment

Current Instructors: 

View all ACHS instructor bios, photos and courses taught online here.

Admissions Requirements:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

Tuition and Fees:

To estimate the program tuition and fees, click on the required course name below for each Total Course Price.

Required Sequence:

The required course sequence for this program is published in the ACHS Program Catalog available to download online here.

Total Credits Completed


Program Availability

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