About Distance Learning

Students around the world are taking advantage of traditional distance learning and on-line education in growing numbers. As the global educational arena changes rapidly with technology, distance learning gains valuable recognition and validity for quality education.

The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies (EWSHAS) is pleased to offer traditional distance learning. Distance learning provides you with the opportunity of studying at your own pace and on your own time utilizing the comfort of your home or other chosen place to study the course material. Distance learning also allows you to earn your qualifications for aromatherapy from a respected leader in the aromatherapy community.

Distance learning takes a strong commitment on your behalf to become involved with the course material, to utilize the sample essential oils and other materials during the learning process and to be active in assuring that you have learned the necessary objectives of each module and chapter. The East -West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies’ distance aromatherapy certification programs have been upgraded to reflect current research and information within the aromatherapy profession.

As a EWSHAS distance learning student you will enjoy tutorial support and feedback via email, telephone or written communication. We are here to support you throughout your educational process.

NOTE: In the next year the East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies will be introducing its on-line education programs. Stay tuned!

Aroma101: Foundations of Aromatherapy Certificate Program

Discover the benefits of holistic aromatherapy in our 40 hour Aroma101: Foundations Certificate Program. This course is a Certification program and fulfills the requirements of Level One Certification as established by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy Council for Aromatherapy Schools and Educators (CASE). This program is a prerequisite for the Aroma201: Advanced Aromatherapy Certification Program.

Aroma201: Advanced Aromatherapy Certification Program

This challenging & rewarding comprehensive aromatherapy certificate program is one of the most unique and empowering courses currently available in aromatherapy. The Aroma201 AACP program will empower you to fully integrate aromatherapy into your existing profession (massage therapists, estheticians, herbalists, and other healthcare professionals) or firmly establish an independent practice as an Aromatherapy consultant or business owner. The Aroma201: Advanced Aromatherapy Certification program will empower you to care for your own family and friends. Our program offers you the opportunity to work at your own place and on your own time, delving deeply into the heart of aromatherapy.

Aromatic Applications for the Skin

This module is devoted to exploring the unique applications of essential oils, herbal oils, vegetable oils and other raw material to the skin. This course had been designed for: Estheticians, Massage therapists, Healthcare providers and the individual interested in caring for their own skin with natural products.

Aromas and the Mind Certificate Program

Explorations into the psychological and physiological impact of aroma This module is devoted to the exploration of olfaction, aroma and its impact on our emotional and physical well being. Throughout this module we will explore the physiological aspects of odor perception and develop an understanding of the aspects of the brain involved with our sense of smell. Essential oils will be explored for their psychological benefits.

Chemistry by and for the Aromatherapist and Health Practitioner

Ever wonder how essential oils work? Throughout this module you will develop an understanding of basic organic chemistry and you will be able to identify the families of chemicals found within essential oils and the individual chemical constituents which make up those families. Building upon this knowledge we will then explore the therapeutic benefits of these families and the known therapeutic activity of some individual components. You will learn about the antimicrobial activity of essential oils and be able to create effective aromatic programs for antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antimicrobial purposes.

NOTE: Refund Policy
We hope that you are completely satisfied with this course. If you find that you do need to return the material, we have a limited return policy on all of our courses. Students may review the course material for 3 days. If you are unhappy with the product in any way, you may return it within 3 days of receipt for a full refund, minus the shipping and handling and any credit card/paypal fees incurred. Course material must be returned in the condition in which it was sent. Please contact the school if requesting a refund.