Health and Well-being Coaching Certificate - University of Houston
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A Growing Profession With New Opportunities

The University of Houston Integrative Health and Well-being Coaching Certificate Program provides an opportunity for students to gain expertise in the science of behavior change, the coaching process, and approaches to support client-driven, holistic well-being within the cultural context of individual’s lives. Our hybrid certificate program begins with a three-day in-person intensive, with the remainder of the 36-week program, including coaching skills practice with clients, delivered 100% virtually. Emphasis is placed on the foundational knowledge and practical skills of the coaching process standards and competencies of the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC.)

The Program

Health Coaching is a professional field experiencing tremendous growth in market size. The University of Houston Integrative Health and Well-being Coaching (UH IHWC) Certificate Program trains and empowers future health coaches to help their clients and patients to develop and design their own path towards their optimal health by emphasizing the well-being of the whole person. The UH IHWC Certificate Program provides opportunities to learn from expert leaders in the industry, and is based on a cohort concept, one that creates community and professional support. The UH IHWC Certificate Program is:
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    Designed by Experts

    Created to meet and exceed the rigorous standards set forth by the NBHWC. Faculty include pioneers and national experts in the field of Health Coaching, all of whom are certified by the NBHWC.
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    Focused on Community

    Designed with cultural sensitivity to our region, state, and beyond to prepare coaches to positively impact coaching clients. Built around adult learning approaches to meet the needs of busy professionals and students enrolled in other academic programs.
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    Tailored to Competencies

    Guided by Twelve Competencies and Learning Objectives designed for students to complete the program with all requirements to sit for the National Board Exam, including the Practical Skills Test and the requisite 50-session practice log.

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Sign up here to receive emails about important dates and deadlines as well as other program information. Subscribers will receive an announcement when the online application officially launches. 

Information Sessions

Attend one of our upcoming information sessions to learn more about the program. All Information Sessions are 30-40 minutes in duration.

  • Tuesday, February 20, 12pm CT
  • Wednesday, February 21, 7pm CT
  • Wednesday, March 27, 12pm CT
  • Thursday, March 28, 4pm CT
  • Monday, May 6, 4pm CT
  • Tuesday, May 7, 12pm CT

Certificate Overview

Duration 36 Weeks
Contact Hours 108 hours
Program Fee $2,150 (60% discount for Year 1 applicants)
Early Registration Program Fee $1,935 (66% discount for Year 1 early registration applicants)
Next Program Start Date June 13, 2024

Contact Us

Questions about the program?

Please contact Dr. Adam Martinez, Director
UHIntegrativeHealthAndWellbeingCoaching@uh.edu