Tuition: $3000 including materials,  check below for full list of materials
Pre-requisite:  Level One Certification or equivalent course from a NAHA approved educator

An intensive immersion in both the art and science of aromatherapy, our Level Two program is designed for serious professional and holistic practitioners. Having already formed a relationship with essential oils, you’ll sharpen your sensory instincts and plant intelligence at the same time you practice real applications, including analysis of healing case studies and your own research project. By helping you fully integrate aromatherapy into your business or life, the program is a gateway to new possibilities.

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Module 1:

Advanced Botany and Advanced Skin Care Units
Dates To Be Announced

Module 2:

Aromas and The Mind and Advanced Chemistry with Amy Galper and Jade Shutes
Dates To Be Announced

Module 3:

Student Clinic and Aromatherapy Business and Practice, and Final Project Presentations. Student Clinic hours range from day to evening hours and will be scheduled according to students availability.
Dates To Be Announced

Course Price | $3000

Payment Plan Deposit | $1000

In order to start a payment plan, you must make a non-refundable deposit of $1000. Once made, an invoice will be sent to you with the remaining amount which you will be able to pay in your preferred increment up until the first day of class. 


Total Hours

This program is approved for 350 hours of Certified Aromatherapy Education and offers 56 CE hours for Massage Therapists as approved by the NCBTMB. 

How hours breakdown:
98 hours of LIVE class time
18 hours of supervised clinical practice through our student clinic
45 hours for 15 case studies
100 hours of anatomy and physiology, included within course materials
100 hours home study and research project


Completion of Level One Certification: Foundations of Aromatherapy, or any other equivalent course program.  Contact us to see if you qualify.

Materials Included

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner Program manual designed and written by Jade Shutes, BA, Dipl. AT
Exposure, experience and hands on use of over 100 organic or wild crafted authentic and genuine essential oils and a wide variety of base materials from vegetable oils to hydrosols, exploring ovr 25 carrier oils, 12 hydrosols, numerous herbal infusions, powders, clays, exfoliants and more.
Full material medical profiles for over 80 essential oils
An extensive list of resources for quality products
Information about various Aromatherapy organizations and journals
Access to network with other graduates online
Review of case studies and exam
CE hours for massage therapists
Issuance of Certificate

Types of Aroma Products You Will Create

  • Essential oil inhalers
  • Bath salts
  • Cream or Lotion
  • Massage oil
  • Salt scrubs
  • Face wash/cleanser
  • Body wash
  • Body butters
  • Facial exfoliant
  • Facial oil
  • Hydrosol or aromatic spritzer sprays
  • Synergy for steam inhalation
  • Salve
  • Suppository
  • Compress
  • Herbal oil infusion
  • Hand sanitizer

Course Requirements

The Level Two Certification: Advanced Clinical Practitioner Program was established in September of 1991 and has been updated and redesigned in 2012-13.  The course is approved by The National Association For Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and the WA state Workforce and Training Board.

In order to receive the New York Institute of Aromatherapy Advanced certification, approved by NAHA, students must:

  • Attend all live classes.
  • Complete all units in the program.
  • Complete 14 case studies on family, friends, self, or existing and willing clients.
  • Complete final exam.
  • Write a paper (at least eight pages in length, with footnotes) on a subject of your choice.
  • Submit final paper, sit and pass final exam, submit case studies.
  • Obtain a passing grade of 70% or higher.
  • This program is approved by the NCBTMB for 56 CE Hours for massage therapists. Each individual module is also available for CEU credit hours.

Course Overview

Advanced Botany: Chemotypes, Morphology and Species - Guest Speaker
Advanced Essential Oil Monographs
Aromatic Applications for the Skin
Aromas and the Mind
The Practice of Aromatherapy
Advanced Aromatic Chemistry - Guest Speaker
Integrating Aromatic Medicine in Home and Traditional Healthcare settings
Aromatherapy Case Studies (with friends, family, self, and/or existing clients)
Aromatherapy Paper (topic of your choice based upon your interest)

Abilities You Will Gain In The Course

Graduates of Level Two Certification may obtain professional or business membership with the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and/or the Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA). Graduates are eligible to sit the Aromatherapy Registration Exam (ARC).

As a rapidly growing complementary health care profession, Aromatherapy offers abundant career opportunities. Graduates of this 

National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy approved program, have gone on to create successful aromatherapy retail businesses, online essential oil and organic body care businesses, botanical perfume lines, therapeutic product lines, hospice/palliative care programs, chakra or yoga based lines, sustainable green businesses, web based radio shows, and consultation services.


Career Opportunities

  • Creating dynamic therapeutic aromatherapy products and/or organic body care lines
  • Designing and creating botanical perfumes
  • Establishing on-line website stores selling aromatic and herbal products
  • Educating the public and healthcare practitioners about aromatherapy
  • Writing articles for aromatherapy magazines, online publications and health magazines
  • Integrating aromatherapy into an existing practice to enhance client health

Refund and Cancellation Policy:  

Once you register, $1000 of your  tuition is immediately processed as a non-refundable deposit to hold your place in the program If circumstances arise and you are no longer able to attend the course, you must notify us in writing 3 weeks prior to the course start date. You will then be issued a refund for a payment made towards the course total after the $1000 deposit. No refunds within three weeks of the course start date.