In this program you gain valuable knowledge about AyurVeda, India’s ancient prevention-oriented system of natural medicine. You’ll study mind-body types, traditional pulse reading, and diet and lifestyle changes for optimal health. Most graduates will be certified as Maharishi AyurVeda Practitioners.
Ayurveda — which means “science of life” — is a traditional system of medicine originating in ancient India. Ayurveda is a comprehensive, prevention-oriented system of natural health that addresses the body, mind and environment of the individual in order to provide a holistic cure.
MUM teaches Maharishi AyurVeda℠, a unique form of ayurveda that has been re-evaluated from a scientific perspective for modern day use. Our programs integrate Maharishi AyurVeda with the modern, scientific understanding of health to take an integrated approach to medicine.
Our three-year part-time online program provides a flexible schedule, allowing students to continue their current jobs and activities.
You’ll also participate in an annual five-day in-residence training course on our Fairfield, Iowa campus, during which you’ll learn clinical applications of this knowledge.
Our programs are based in integrative medicine because we feel that it is vital for future healers to not only treat disease and illness, but to help prevent it in the first place.
We take an integrated approach by incorporating modern medical knowledge with natural, preventive approaches to health like proper diet, nutrition, activity and rest. This balanced, integrative approach can be applied to many different careers in health and medicine.
In the MS program, you’ll learn how to prevent sickness and disease before it even manifests by addressing all six stages of prevention of disease: accumulation, aggravation, dissemination, localization, manifestation, and chronicity.
You’ll also learn the basics of a range of natural therapeutic techniques, including:
Our program gives students real-world training to practice health care with a scientific but natural approach rooted in the knowledge of Maharishi AyurVeda.
Through lectures, discussions, and live case studies during the annual in-residence sessions, you’ll receive hands-on practical training and gain the experience you need to practice confidently after graduation.
As certified Maharishi AyurVeda Practitioners, graduates of our MS will be qualified to work in partnership with licensed health practitioners, in wellness clinics, or independently (as allowed by state law).
In this program you will participate in the creation of an original Web-TV Series, working alongside fellow students and industry professionals. This unique opportunity is being made available to a select number of students who will work together to write, produce, edit, and distribute the series. Every student will work in different capacities throughout the course of the production.
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