Immerse yourself in integrative medicine and become a certified practitioner in our 3-year, part-time online program.

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February 2019

  • Integrate ayurvedic knowledge with modern health science
  • Study online part-time with expert professors
  • Join a supportive community of like-minded students
  • Graduate certified as a Maharishi AyurVeda Practitioner

An ancient system, reevaluated

You’ll study Maharishi AyurVeda℠, a comprehensive, prevention-oriented system of natural health that addresses the body, mind and environment of an individual to help them become holistically healthy.

Our programs integrate natural techniques with modern medicine to take an integrated and balanced approach to wellness. You’ll study a variety of modalities, including:

  • Herbal supplementation
  • Thorough introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Introduction to principles of homeopathy, osteopathy & more

Learn from home

Our three-year, part-time online MS has a flexible schedule and can be completed with about 8 to 9 hours of work per week. You’ll learn at a relaxed pace without the strain typical of graduate degree programs.

Even though you’ll be studying online, you’ll enjoy connecting with a supportive community of students who share your passion for natural healthcare, as well as professors who are experts in the field.

Become a wellness professional

You’ll graduate certified as a Maharishi AyurVeda Practitioner, with real-world knowledge and training to practice health care through a natural yet scientific approach.

Our institution is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. This means that your certification holds credibility in the quickly growing fields of wellness consulting and integrative medicine.

On-campus training

As part of this program, students are required to complete 2 weeks of clinical training per year, for a total of 6 weeks. For US students, this will be done on the MUM campus during available time slots (which include four weeks in June). International students can complete this requirement by giving consultations under the supervision of a Maharishi AyurVeda trained physician, where 10 consultations is equivalent to one week. Countries with Maharishi AyurVeda trained physicians include England, Germany, Holland, and Australia.

A learning community committed to personal inner growth

During your studies, you’ll meet an online community of students from around the world who are deeply committed to wellness, positive values, and personal inner growth. You’ll participate in online discussions, exchanging experiences and points of view while developing new friendships.

In addition, our hands-on faculty will provide you with the one-on-one attention you need to absorb deep concepts and succeed in your studies.

Students in this program are eligible for financial aid. Learn more ➤

Featured classes

Principles of Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment in Maharishi AyurVeda I

You’ll study the foundations of natural, prevention-oriented health care, including ayurvedic anatomy, physiology, digestion and metabolism, ayurvedic herbology, pulse assessment, mental health, and clinical approaches to basic common disorders.

Musculoskeletal System

This class kicks off your in-depth study of the ayurvedic approach to the eight organ systems with a focus on the musculoskeletal system. You’ll also learn the basics of other systems of natural medicine, including osteopathy and chiropractic medicine.

Hematologic/Immunologic System

This course presents the common disorders of the cellular components of the blood and immune system, and their causes, diagnosis, and treatment from the perspective of Maharishi AyurVeda and other systems of natural health care.

Review, Clinical Cases and Examinations

This five-day, in-residence intensive will you the chance to review and practice all the knowledge gained during your studies by providing wellness consultations to clients under the supervision of experienced clinical faculty. Students’ clinical competence will be evaluated.

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