Eco-Health Care Certificate


The Eco-Health Care Certificate Program is appropriate for people working in the healthcare field as direct care providers who do not wish to complete the CELACare Eco-Health Home Health Aide Certificate Program but want to be trained in working with clients with Environmental Illnesses (EIs).


Training includes:

  • Understanding Environmental Illnesses (such as MCS, MCAS, mastocytosis, chronic fatigue, and more) and their physical, emotional, cognitive, psychosocial impact on lives
  • The medical, care, and support needs of a person living with a chronic Environmental Illness
  • The role of the Eco-Health Care provider


Application Requirements: (include but are not limited to)

  • References from current and former employers/clients
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement


How long does it take?

The program is entirely online and must be completed within 6 months from the date of enrollment. Students create their own schedule for study and submit completed coursework online. All courses must be taken through CELA.


Program Requirements

CELA’s Eco-Health Care Certificate Program requires completion of the following 4 General Education courses:

  • EH02  Understanding Environmental Illness
  • EH04  Chronic Illness & Chronic Environmental Illness
  • EH07  Nutrition
  • EH08/CC  Fundamentals in the Continuum of Care (with a 20-hour clinical component)
  • EH09/CC  Working with Clients with Environmental Illnesses


Final Comprehensive Examination

In order to receive the CELACare Eco-Health Care Certificate, students must successfully complete the work of each of the required courses AND pass a final, comprehensive examination. The final, comprehensive exam is offered online.


Transfer Credit:

CELA does not accept transfer credit for the CELACare Eco-Health Certificate Programs. All courses must be completed through CELA.



Tuition for the Eco-Health Care Certificate Program is $500
(Does not include fees or the cost of any required course books)


Need-based individualized payment options are available for students accepted into a Certificate Program. Contact Financial Aid for more information about payment options. We do not accept federal student financial aid at this time.


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ATTENTION all nurses, CNAs, therapists, and other licensed healthcare professionals:  Take the Eco-Health 2-course bundle!


Eco-Health Course Bundle

  • EH08/CC Fundamentals in the Continuum of Care
  • EH09/HHA Working with Clients with Environmental Illnesses

A Certificate of Completion in Eco-Health and Environmental Illness Studies is provided upon successful completion of the two courses.




All CELACare Eco-Health certificates, including certificates of completion, must be renewed every-other year.


Questions or for more information:

All tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. The most current tuition and fee amounts are posted on the CELA website. Amounts are US dollars (USD).
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