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Integrative Health and Medicine

The Integrative Health and Medicine (IHM) Graduate Certificate Program is an interprofessional certificate program open to:

  • Physicians (MD, DO), physician assistants (PA), nurses (BSN, ANP, DNP), pharmacists (PharmD and Bachelor of Pharmacy), and dentists (DDS) who are licensed to practice in the United States or Canada.
  • Pharmacy students enrolled in ACPE or CCAPP accredited Doctor of Pharmacy programs.

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to apply to the IHM Graduate Certificate Program, applicants must meet one of the two following eligibility requirement categories:

Licensed Practitioner

  • Licensed to practice in their respective discipline in the United States (U.S.) or Canada and are in good standing with the licensing agency.
  • Received a baccalaureate or enter-to-practice professional graduate degree from an accredited undergraduate or entry-level program.


  • Currently enrolled in a US-based, ACPE or CCAPP accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program.

Must have completed a minimum of two years within their pharmacy program's curriculum and are in good academic standing with a cumulative professional grade point average of at least a 2.0. Students who have completed at least one year of the curriculum within their program may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application Requirements:

May 15 is the deadline to apply for the fall semester. If the deadline falls on a weekend or U.S. holiday, then the deadline will be the next business day. Contact the Distance Degrees and Programs (DDP) Office for any concerns about meeting the application deadline. Otherwise, applications received after the deadline will be considered for the next admissions cycle.


The Fall 2020 application deadline has been extended until June 15, 2020. Contact the Distance Degrees and Programs Office directly with any questions about your application.

All application materials should be submitted within the IHM online application. Official transcripts and notarized documents should be mailed to the DDP Office address:

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy
Distance Degrees and Programs Office - Integrative Health and Medicine Program
12850 E Montview Blvd V20-1116 MS C238
Aurora, CO 80045

Following the application:

The DDP Office will email the applicant within two weeks of receiving the application materials to provide an update on the application and next steps. DDP Office will schedule an appointment to complete a telephone interview for applicants selected to move forward in the admission process.

After the interview, the DDP Office will email the application to confirm admission into the IHM Graduate Certificate Program.

Acceptance into the IHM Graduate Certificate Program will be honored for one year from the start of the semester for which admission was requested.  Students who fail to enroll in any course within one year from which admission was requested may be required to reapply.

Admissions extensions to the IHM Graduate Certificate program will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  The Admissions Committee reserves the right to consider exceptions to the admissions guidelines on a case-by-case basis.​