Certificate of Advanced Study in Complementary and Integrative Therapies Overview The accredited online Certificate of Advanced Study in Complementary and Integrative Therapies (CIT) is designed to provide practicing healthcare professionals with an "evidence-based program" in complementary and integrative therapies. Students will be taught to assess, guide and evaluate patient use and to integrate CIT into their professional practice. The program provides students with the cultural and theoretical basis for applying complementary and integrative therapies while focusing on the skills and techniques of specific therapies.This program is applicable to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, creative arts therapists, couple and family therapists, women's health practitioners, members of oncology organizations, members of holistic health care organizations and more.The program is congruent with the educational standards set forth by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA.) The Foundations in Clinical Aromatherapy course that is part of this certificate adheres to the level one educational standards set forth by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA.)For questions, please contact:Amy Pelak Rothstein Student Services Manager 267.359.5692 Curriculum Required Courses CIT 501Foundations of Phytotherapy3.0CIT 502Foundations of Complementary and Integrative Therapies3.0CIT 503Holistic Living For The Caregiver3.0Select one of the following:3.0CIT 511Spirituality, Health and Healing CIT 512Body Movement Therapies CIT 513Yoga for the Enlightened Practitioner CIT 600Foundations in Clinical Aromatherapy CIT 601Integration of Complementary and Integrative Therapies CIT 602Women's Integrative Health CIT 628Special Topics in Complementary and Integrative Therapies Total Credits12.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor’s degree with a 2.75 GPA or above on all previous coursework Required DocumentsA completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendation Personal statement (800 to 1,600 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of: Why you are choosing this particular trackHow your current work experience will enhance your experience in this program, andYour plans upon completing the degreeDetailed resumeNurses, Physicians Assistants and other health professionals who hold licensure or a certificate must provide a copy of license, eligibility for licensure or certificateAdditional requirements for International StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $985 per credit. This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a Certificate in Complementary and Integrative Therapies Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.