Become a Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant
Ayurveda — which means “science of life” — is a traditional, prevention-oriented system of medicine that addresses the body, mind and environment of the individual in order to provide a holistic health solution.
MUM is the only accredited US university to offer a degree that provides this knowledge. You’ll gain proficiency in the practical applications for your own life and the life of others.
Also available: On-Campus BA in Ayurveda Wellness and Integrative Health
What is Ayurveda?
“Ayurvedic medicine (also called Ayurveda) is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. It originated in India and has evolved there over thousands of years. In the United States, Ayurvedic medicine is considered a complementary health approach.”
Is Ayurveda effective?
“Ayurveda can have positive effects when used as a complementary therapy in combination with standard, conventional medical care.”
What is Maharishi AyurVeda?
We teach Maharishi AyurVeda℠ – the modern, scientific revival of complete Ayurveda. Maharishi AyurVeda includes balancing the deepest value of mind – consciousness, which is the basis of balancing the body. It incorporates all aspects of mind, body, behavior, and environment in a scientific framework.
What will I learn?
Our program integrates modern medicine and science with the natural approach of Ayurveda—and teaches you how to use them together to create optimal health.
In the BA program, you’ll learn the basics of a range of natural therapeutic techniques, including:
- Optimal diet and routine for different individuals
- Beneficial herbal supplements for specific imbalances and organ systems
- Traditional purification therapies
- Principles of biological rhythms and their effects on health
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Study online on your own time
Our asynchronous online structure lets you study on your own schedule. The relaxed pace of the classes ensures that you have time to absorb each topic fully without stress.
You’ll connect with students and professors through group exercises, webinars, and more, enjoying collaboration and support from a positive, tight-knit community of like-minded people committed to creating a healthier world.
Learn practical skills
You’ll receive in-depth training on how to conduct Ayurvedic consultations, learning how to use holistic modalities to assess, maintain, and restore balance on different levels of the mind-body system.
You’ll also study the business side of operating your own consulting practice, as well as the legalities involved in running a clinic. You’ll graduate with the practical skills you need to start your own career in wellness consulting.
As part of the program, you’ll visit our Fairfield, Iowa campus twice for two-week intensive clinical training courses. You’ll learn to conduct Ayurvedic consultations in a clinical setting under the supervision of a licensed doctor and a traditionally trained Ayurvedic physician.
Clinical training on the MUM campus is available only to US students. International students must arrange clinical components at a Maharishi AyurVeda facility or with a Maharishi AyurVeda practitioner in their home country or somewhere nearby.