Certificate in Health Coaching

The Certificate in Health Coaching program prepares candidates to be Health Coaches through hands-on field experience.

Finish in as little as 9 to 12 months. Study online or on campus.

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Why earn a certificate in Health Coaching?

A Health Coach uses various skills and techniques to activate the internal strengths and external resources of the clients to help them make sustainable and healthy lifestyle behavior changes. You can use the health coaching skills and the certificate in a rewarding career as a health and wellness coach or advance your career in other clinical settings in the healthcare field. 

Program Benefits

  • Practice coaching skills with real-world clients
  • Complete 50 coaching sessions with the support from the instructor and peers
  • 12 credits or 3 courses
  • Small class sizes with personalized attention
  • High caliber faculty
  • Hands-on practicum
  • Classmates with a range of interests/careers
Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll emerge with the knowledge, skills and insights you’ll need for a fulfilling career in the healthcare field.

Program Format

  • Hybrid

Start Terms

  • Fall



Want to Learn More about the Certificate in Health Coaching?

Contact the Merrimack College Office of Graduate Admission at

Schedule an Informational Call with the Program Director

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