Thomas Jefferson University

Non-Matriculated Option


Foundations in Mind-Body Medicine

This first course will introduce the necessary framework for developing a patient-centered approach for integrating mind-body therapies and recommendations based on the latest data. This course will include a review of current evidence for topics in mind-body medicine such as roles of various modalities in the treatment of mental health issues, pain management, and stress-related problems. Practical integration of these practices into the office visit will also be covered in this course.


Who should apply?

Anyone with a bachelor's degree and is a licensed healthcare professional (or student in a healthcare field assessed on a case by case basis)

Curriculum

Upon completion of this course, at an introductory level, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise the necessary framework for developing a patient-centered approach for integrating mind-body therapies and recommendations based on the latest data
  • Analyze current evidence for topics in mind-body medicine such as roles of various modalities in the treatment of mental health issues, pain management, and stress-related problems
  • Evaluate the practical integration of these practices into the office visit
  • Analyze case samples to identify appropriate mind-body treatment modalities
  • Experiment with multiple mind-body treatment modalities

Program Details

Start Date:TBD

Application Deadline: TBD 

  • Foundations in Mind-Body Medicine, 3-credit course
  • $750/credit

Tuition and fees vary by program and term. 

Application Requirements

Students are invited to take courses without committing to a certificate program as a non-matriculated student. We can accommodate individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree. If a non-matriculated student eventually applies to and is accepted by the Mind Body Medicine certificate program, credits for any courses in which he or she earned a “B” or above can be transferred.

  • Resume: We recommend your Resume/CV be sent via email to marc.stearns@jefferson.edu. If choosing this option, please indicate on the application that it has been emailed.
  • Transcripts: Submit an official transcript from the last institution you have attended. This can be sent electronically to marc.stearns@jefferson.edu or to the following address:

Office of Admissions
Attention: Marc Stearns
130 S. 9th Street
Edison Building, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107

How to Apply

  • Please be sure to read all instructions at the top of each screen before starting each section.
  • When asked to choose a Login ID, you may, but are not required to, use your social security number. This will help the Admissions Office match transcripts, letters of recommendation, personal statements and other materials accordingly. Otherwise you can create a Login ID of up to 9 alphanumeric characters. You may choose any six-digit number for the PIN number. Be certain to record your Login ID and PIN number.
  • There is a 5-minute inactivity timeout. After which, you will be prompted to re-enter your Login ID and PIN to continue with the application.
  • When entering a date in any section of the application, use the format MM/DD/YYYY, including the slashes.
  • When all sections are complete, select the Application Complete box before submitting the application. If you do not check the complete box, the application will not be submitted to the database.
  • After the application is complete, please provide a credit card number and expiration date to pay the non-refundable $10 application fee. Failure to provide credit card authorization will result in an incomplete application and it will not be added to our database.

Contact Us

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Marc Stearns
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Office of Admissions
(215) 503-0155
Marc.Stearns@jefferson.edu