Aromatic Scholars:

Level Two Certificate Program | Live in-person class

Curriculum: The School For Aromatic Studies

This course is taught over an 8 month period, one full weekend a month.
All classes will be held in Buckley, WA. Exact location TBA.

Cost is $2700.00 Requires a $300.00 Deposit due upon registration.


Deposit is non refundable after January 25, 2020

Monthly payments are available please contact Michelle at

Included in your tuition are all course manuals and all the supplies to use in class.

Our Aromatic Scholars Aromatherapy Certificate program is an intensive immersion in both the art and science of aromatherapy and is designed for serious professional and holistic practitioners. Having already formed a relationship with essential oils, you will 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.

The course provides 350 hours (inclusive of 100 hours of Anatomy and Physiology) of training and is one of the most advanced aromatherapy education programs available awarding you the ability to call yourself a “Certified Clinical Aromatherapist “ (CCA) or “Certified Aromatherapy Practitioner” (CAP) or “Certified Holistic Aromatherapy Practitioner” (CHAP).

Graduates of the Aromatic Scholars Aromatherapy Certificate Program may obtain professional membership with the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA). Level Two and Partial Level Three.

This is an advanced level Class. Foundations of Aromatherapy: Level One Certificate Course is a mandatory prerequisite (or a course that is equivalent to the Foundations of Aromatherapy).


Please Note:  Registration requires $300.00 deposit.

Who is This Course for?

    • The emerging Aromatherapist or budding Aromatherapy Practitioner who would like to expand their existing knowledge.
    • Herbalists interested in integrating essential oils into their herbal practice and formulations.
    • Individuals interested in deepening their understanding of aromatherapy and its application in supporting wellness and preventing imbalances in health.


What you will learn:

Along with being empowered to make beautiful aromatic and therapeutic products for yourself, your family, friends, and/or existing clients, you will:

    • Experience an In-depth study of 50+ essential oils
    • Develop a rich understanding of the skin and the therapeutics of essential oils
    • Cultivate a deeper knowledge of our sense of smell and its ability to support health and well-being
    • Be inspired by and advance your studies of the phytochemistry of essential oils
    • Learn how to safely and effectively ‘treat’ a wide range of common health conditions.
    • Formulate aromatherapy wellness plans based upon individual needs.
    • Understand the legalities of aromatherapy practice

What you will be able to do:

Graduates of the New York Institute of Aromatic Studies curriculum have a wide range of potential careers to explore including:

  • Aromatherapy practitioner
  • Aromatherapy entrepreneur
  • Aromatherapy writer/blogger
  • Spa consultant/practitioner
  • Retail specialist
  • Aromatherapy educator
  • Integrative healthcare practitioner
  • Product designer
  • Hospice/Palliative care practitioner

Graduates of Aromatic Scholars 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.


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 Curriculum:

Module 1


Getting started, supply list and resources, research project, case studies, review foundations, and the aromatic studies method. *This module is closed to Certificate students only.

Module 2

Botanical Explorations

Advanced botanical nomenclature, botanical specificity, morphological specificity, biochemical specificity. *This module is closed to Certificate students only.

Module 3

Essential Oil Monographs

Pinaceae, Cupressaceae, Annonaceae, Apiaceae, Asteraceae, Betulaceae, Burseraceae, Canellaceae and Citaceae, Ericaceae and Geraniaceae, Lamiaceae/Labiatae, Lauraceae and Myristicaceae, Myrtaceae, Oleaceae and Piperaceae, Poaceae, Granineae, Rosaceae, Rutaceae, Santalaceae, Valerianaceae and Zingiberaceae. *This module is closed to Certificate students only.

Module 4

Aromatics and the Skin

Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin, Health of the Skin, Aromatherapy and the Skin, Essential Therapeutics and the Skin, Essential Oils for the Skin, Vegetable Oils, Herbal Oils, Hydrosols, Other Ingredients, Cleansers and Toners, Oils and Creams, Gels and Salves, Exfoliants and Scrubs, Clays and Baths, Western Skin Types, Disorders of the Skin, Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema and Rosacea, Seasonal Skincare, Skincare Consultations. * This course is open to all interested.      Cost $365.00

Module 5

Aromas and the Mind

 Introduction to Aromas and the Mind, Overview of Aromas and the Mind, Introduction to the nervous System, the Central Nervous System, The Peripheral Nervous System, The Endocrine System, The Immune System, All about Stress, Aromatic Solutions for Stress, How to make stress your friend, the Anatomy of Olfaction, the Nature of Olfaction, Aromatics for Neuroendocrine system, Aromatics for Immunity, Morphology Blending Technique, Aroma and the Mind Consultation. * This course is open to all interested.      Cost $365.00

Module 6

Aromatic Phytochemistry

Plants – Nature’s Chemical Powerhouses, Plants and Humans, Basics of Organic Chemistry, Introduction to Organic Chemistry,  Organic Chemistry and Essential Oils, The Chemical Families, Understanding what you are about to learn about! , Monoterpenes, Sesquiterpenes, Monoterpene Alcohols, Sesquiterpene Alcohols, Esters, Aldehydes, Ketones, Phenols, Phenylpropanoids, Oxides, Lactones and Furanocoumarins, Structure Function Charts, Experiential Project: Structure Energy Charts, Upload Structure Charts, Resources, Sprout: Ecological Pharmacology. During this weekend we will be doing a distillation. *This module is closed to Certificate students only.

Module 7

Healthcare and Self Care

 Holistic Framework, A&P of the Musculoskeletal System, Essential Therapeutics for the Musculoskeletal System, Herbal Oils for the Musculoskeletal System, Aromatic Remedies for the Musculoskeletal System, A&P of the Respiratory System, Essential Therapeutics for the Respiratory System, Aromatic Remedies for the Respiratory System, The Digestive System, Essential Therapeutics for the Digestive System, Aromatic Remedies for the Digestive System, The Reproductive System, Essential Therapeutics for the Reproductive System, Aromatic Remedies for the Female Reproductive System, Sprout: A&P of the Cardiovascular System, Essential Therapeutics for the Cardiovascular System, Aromatic Remedies for the Cardiovascular System, A&P of the Lymphatic System, Essential Oils and Aromatic Remedies for the Lymphatic System, The Urinary System, Essential Therapeutics for the Urinary System, Aromatic Remedies for the Urinary System. *This module is closed to Certificate students only.

Module 8

The Practice of Aromatherapy

The Practice of Aromatherapy, Research paper presentations and test. Potluck!! Dynamic Aromatherapy, A Holistic Framework, The Practice of Aromatherapy, Sprout: Legalities of Practice. *This module is closed to Certificate students only.

Please Note:  Registration requires $300.00 deposit. 2021 Dates TBA

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