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