Program Details

  • 10-month hybrid program
  • 11 classroom weekend sessions (refer to calendar for dates)
  • Saturdays 8:00 am – 6:30 pm / Sundays 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

In-Person & Real-Time Hours

  • In-person clinical classroom hours – 231 / (11) 21-hour classes – 50 consultations
  • Real-time virtual classes – 70 hours / (38) 2-hour classes once per week

Distance Learning Hours

  • Online Distance Learning – 286 hours / 11 modules
  • Research Paper – 97 hours

Externship Hours

  • Mentorship – 10 hours (10) 1-hour sessions
  • One-on-One Client Consultations – 200 hours / 50 consultations
  • Total clock hours – 900
  • Tuition – $4000 (payment options are available)
  • Application Processing Fee – $50 (non-refundable)
  • Required books – $200 approximate (available through independent retailers)

Program meets the requirements to apply for the Ayurvedic Practitioner Professional Membership of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). Tuition does not include the application fee to NAMA. Applying for a professional level membership with NAMA is not a graduation requirement. (More information about the NAMA exam will follow as it is developed for this level of training.)

Admission Requirements / Prerequisites

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age
  2. Minimum of high school diploma or general equivalency diploma – supporting documentation must be submitted with application
  3. Completed and approved admission application
  4. $50 non-refundable application processing fee
  5. Admission interview – in person or via telephone for long distance applicants
  6. All applicants must be fluent in verbal and written English
  7. Successful completion of the Florida Academy of Ayurveda’s Ayurvedic Health Counselor program, or an equivalent program recognized the National Ayurvedic Medical Association or the National Council on Ayurvedic Education – Graduates of other programs must present an official transcript and pass a competency entry examination