Campus: Online Learning


The Aromatherapy certificate program teaches students how to safely use and apply essential oils for therapeutic benefits. Aromatherapy has been defined as the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit.  As a holistic practice, Aromatherapy is both a preventative approach as well as an active method to combat stress, illness or disease. This certificate is accredited by the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and can be utilized in conjunction with training in other holistic or health-related modalities and careers for enhanced employability and well-being.

All courses in this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to graduate.


Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 106Basic Anatomy and Physiology


HHP 204Applied Aromatherapy


HHP 263Creating a Holistic Business Practice


HHP 264Advanced Aromatherapy for Certificate


HHP 288Practicum


BIO 201 & BIO 202 may substitute for BIO 106.  

NOTE: AAS degree seeking students and transfer students must complete BIO 201 & BIO 202.

Currently, this certificate is available exclusively online; however pending program redesign and national trends; it may also become available in a traditional/hybrid format on the Larimer and Loveland campuses. Check with the Program Director for updates.

Total Credit Hours: 15