Certification and CE hours

National Certification:

The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies is an approved aromatherapy school by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and by the WA State Workforce and Training Board as a private vocational school specializing in aromatherapy education.

The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies offers a 40-hour Aroma101: Foundations Certificate program, a 450-hour Aromatic Scholars Advanced Aromatherapy Certification Program and several independent advanced certification modules.  All programs are approved by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA).

CE hours:

The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider.  All EWSHAS programs are approved for CE hours.  All of our programs also provide CE hours for Registered Aromatherapists (RAs).

NCBTMB CE hours for our courses:

Aroma 101: Foundations in Aromatherapy: 40 hours (Distance Learning)
Aromatic Scholars Advanced Certification Program: 56 hours (Distance Learning)
Aromas and the Mind: 32  hours (Distance Learning)
Aromas and the Mind: 14 hours (In Class)
Aromatic Application for the Skin: 32 hours  (Distance Learning)
Aromatic Applications for the Skin: 14 hours (In Class)
Advanced Aromatic Chemistry: 14 hours (Distance Learning)
Balms, Butters and Salves: 24 hours (Distance Learning)
Aromatherapy Teacher Training Program: 35 hours
An Aromatic Path: A two day exploration of essential oils. 14 hours
Aromatherapy for Self-Care: 7 hours
Aromatic Spa Reflexology: 21 hours
Introduction to Integrative Aromatherapy for Hospice and Palliative Care: 3 hours
Aromatherapy for Hospice and Palliative Care: 14 hours
Introduction to Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers: 7 hours
The Energy of Essential Oils: 14 hours
Australian Bush Flower Essence Course: 32 hours

RA (Registered Aromatherapist) hours for our courses:

Aromas and the Mind:  75 hours (Distance Learning)
Aromatic Applications for the Skin:  61 hours (Distance Learning)
Advanced Aromatic Chemistry:  75 hours (Distance Learning)