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Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

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Integrative Health & Lifestyle Program (IHeLp) Application Process

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Step 1: Eligibility
Step 2: Create an account
Step 3: Submit online application (takes 30-45 minutes to complete)
Step 4: Pay your application fee
Step 5: Notification process

Acceptance into the program is competitive. Applicants are required to complete the application online from this website.

If you have an application in draft, return to the campus site to continue the application process.


Step 1: Eligibility

To apply you must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree AND be currently licensed, registered, or certified health professionals in the following fields:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Certified Clinical Nutritionists
  • Psychologists, Therapists and Counselors (MSW, LPC, MFT, PhD, PsyD)
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Acupuncturists/TCM/OM practitioners
  • Chiropractors
  • Naturopathic Physicians

*If you are not currently in active practice, or do not fit into one of these professional categories, you may contact us with a request for exception to apply.

NOTE: *No one eligible to apply for the AzCIM Integrative Fellowship may enroll (no MD/DO, NP, PA, CNM). Please explore our Fellowship in Integrative Medicine if you fall into this category.


Step 2: Create an account

In order to submit an application, you must have an AzCIM account — if you have taken an online course, attended a nutrition conference you already have an account. This will allow you to track the status of your application. If you think you already have an account, skip to step 3, where you will be prompted to login from the begin application link.

If you do not have an account: Create an account


Step 3: Submit online application

Complete and submit the Online Application. The application takes 30–45 minutes to complete.

We are currently accepting applications for the IHeLp Class of 2014 Winter

  • Online program begins June 16, 2014
  • Tucson Retreat (attendance required) October 23-26, 2014
  • Program completion December 21, 2014

Applications will be accepted until April 20, 2014.

If you have additional questions, visit our FAQs section.

Begin or return to your Application: Integrative Health and Lifestyle program Class of 2014 Winter.


Step 4: Pay your $55 non-refundable application fee

Once you submit your application, you will be asked to pay the application fee. Your application will not be reviewed until this payment is made. Application fees are only accepted after an application has been submitted and are non-refundable.


Step 5: Notification process

You can expect to hear about your application status in 4-6 weeks.

We are currently accepting applications for the following class:

Class Start Date Holding Fee $250
(Non-Refundable)
Deposit $300
(Non-Refundable)
2014 Winter Begins June 16, 2014 within 15 days after acceptance* Due May 5, 2014

Please note: you will be required to respond to your acceptance by paying your non-refundable holding fee of $250 according to the schedule above. All applicants are notified of their acceptance by email and US mail.*If you are accepted after the Deposit due date, both holding fee and deposit are due immediately.

If you are accepted...

Go to online payments to pay your non-refundable holding fee of $250 and non-refundable deposit of $300 by each respective due date, to ensure your space in the class. Review the cost page to see how remainder of the tuition can be paid once the program begins.


Contact Us

For more information about the Integrative Health & Lifestyle program, or the application process, contact us.