Eco-Health Care Certificate

The Eco-Health Care Certificate Program 
prepares candidates for multiple roles 
working in support of people living with 
environmental illnesses. Appropriate for
individuals who currently are or would
like to provide care for people living 
with chronic EIs. 

This certificate option is appropriate for medical and healthcare professionals (nurses, therapists, individual and group facilitators), regular education and special education teachers and specialists, case managers, consultants, administrators, family members and significant others.

Training includes: 

  • Understanding EIs and their physical, emotional, psychosocial impact on lives
  • The medical, care, and support needs of a person living with a chronic EI
  • The role of the Eco-Health Care provider

Application Requirements: (include but are not limited to)

  • References from current and former employers/clients
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

How long does it take? 

Each CELA online course is made up of 10 modules and is set up to be completed within one typical semester, 14 weeks. The full Eco-Health Care Certificate Program could be completed in two full-time semesters. Students create their own schedule for courses with a maximum of four CELA online courses in any one semester. All courses must be taken through CELA.

The Training Requirements

General Education Requirements

CELA’s Eco-Health Care Certificate Program requires completion of the following 3 courses:

  • EH01  Professional Development: Eco-Health
  • EH07/CC  Fundamentals in the Continuum of Care
  • EH08/CC  Working with Clients with Environmental Illness

Elective Requirement

In addition to the 3 General Education courses, the Eco-Health Care Certificate Program requires the completion of 3 elective courses. Elective courses can be chosen from the following CELACare online courses:

  • EH02  Human Growth & Development Across the Lifespan
  • EH03  Medical Terminology
  • EH04  Human Body Systems
  • EH05  Transmission & Control of Infection
  • EH06  Nutrition
  • EH09  Introduction to Psychology
  • EH10  Culture & Diversity

Each CELA online course is 30 contact hours

The Capstone Project

All Eco-Health Care Certificate Program students are required to complete a Capstone Project. The Capstone Project begins as part of  EH07/CC Fundamentals in the Continuum of Care and is due at the successful conclusion of EH08/CC Working with Clients with Environmental Illnesses. Full details of the Capstone Project are provided in the EH07/CC course syllabus.


Not sure about enrolling in a Certificate Program? Then take an Eco-Health online class!

CELA offers all courses online  —  Course Descriptions

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Tuition for the Eco-Health Care Certificate Program is $600 (Does not include fees or the cost of required course books.)


  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Credit

Individualized payment options are available for all students accepted into a Certificate Program. Contact Financial Aid for more information about payment options. We do not accept federal student financial aid at this time.

All amounts are in U.S. dollars (USD)

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