Academic Degree Titles & Certification Programs
Double Degrees (Mind-Body Medicine/MBM & Holistic Psychology/HPsy)
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Total Units Needed
Max Transfer Units
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| AA & AMBM |
|2 or less |
| BA & BMBM |
|4 or less |
Master in Mind-Body Medicine & Holistic Psychology
| MA & MMBM
2 or less
PhD in Mind-Body Medicine & Holistic Psychology
| PhD & MBMD
2 or less
Continuing Certificate Programs
MBMU offers the following degrees:
Double Degrees: Mind-Body Medicine & Holistic Psychology (about Double Degree)
PhD and MBMD (Doctor of Mind-Body Medicine & Holistic Psychology)
MA/MS and MMBM (Master of Mind-Body Medicine & Holistic Psychology)
BA/BS and BMBM (Bachelor of Mind-Body Medicine & Holistic Psychology)
For instance, if your name is Jenny Smith and graduated with double doctorate program, you will be academically titled:
Dr. Jenny Smith, Ph.D., MBMD or Jenny Smith, Ph.D., MBMD
Benefits of Above Degrees:
The double degree, combination of Ph.D. in mind-body medicine & holistic psychology (MBMD, PhD) enables you practice as a holistic health practitioner for the mind, body and spirit with much more flexibility and creativity of the healing arts; mind-body medicine and holistic psychology. You have much broader knowledge background and skills to work with wider range of patients or clients who have multiple issues and concerns. You will be able to deal with their problems mentally and psychically as an integrative health practitioner.
2. Your practice can combine psychological healing and complementary / alternative medicine (CAM). If you are currently a CAM practitioner (e.g., TCM, hypnotherapy, music therapy, sound healing, herbology, nutrition, biofeedback, or other CAM practitioner), then after you graduate with PhD & MBMD, your practice will be recognized as mental and psychical healthcare service.
If you are a psychology student or a practitioner, the Mind-Body Medicine courses at MBMU will allow you to learn a lot of useful hand-on techniques to deal with mental and physical issues in the holistic manner, making your practice much more effective. You are no longer just a "talking doctor"; you are more recognized as a holistic health doctor in addition to a mental health practitioner.
3. Physical and mental health issues are always related. Your combination practice effectively helps your patients mentally and physically at the same time. Your practice will be very welcomed by your patients / clients because you can understand the true cause of their problem and treat it in an effective and comprehensive way.
Mind-Body Medical University (MBMU) offers graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificate programs, featured by degree and certification oriented curriculums and emphasis on Mind-Body Medicine, Holistic Psychology, Integrative Medicine, Energy Medicine, Counseling and Coaching science, Nutrition science, and Natural Health science.
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The undergraduate programs provide conventionally required bachelor degree courses including general education, basic science of conventional medicine, and required courses for B.S./B.A. in mind-body medicine and holistic psychology. Bachelor students will learn courses of mind-body medicine, energy medicine, vibrational medicine, naturopathic medicine, meditation, traditional Qigong cultivation, hypnotherapy, music therapy, sound healing, neuron feedback, and holistic psychology, etc.
B.S. (Bachelor of Science) degree is more science and research oriented, requiring fewer general education courses but more science courses or research projects, while B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) degree in psychology requires more clinical practice oriented courses, social science courses, Counseling, coaching, and artistic therapy courses.
The bachelors academic degree title that a graduate earns is a B.A. / B.S. & BMBM in Holistic Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine. Based on concentration, some bachelor graduates may receive Holistic Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine Nursing Science, Administration or Management degree.
Upon graduation, besides the Bachelor Degree issued by MBMU as described above, a graduate will also receive a Certificate of Board Certified Mind-Body Medicine Associate, MBM Nursing Assistant or MBM Management Professional co-issued by American Association of Mind-Body Medicine (AAMBM) and Mind-Body Medical University (MBMU). This certificate allows you to professionally become an assistant along with a Board Certified Practitioner of Mind-Body Medicine.
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Bachelor's Program Curriculum
Master Degree & Doctorate Degree
The graduate degree programs provide advanced learning and training courses in Mind-Body Medicine & Holistic Psychology. The academic degree title you earn at MBMU is PhD & MBMD in Holistic Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine.
The degree curriculum includes coureses of holistic psychology, mind-body medicine, energy medicine, vibrational medicine, naturopathic medicine, meditation, traditional Qigong cultivation, hypnotherapy, music therapy, sound healing, neuron feedback, etc.
A student with a bachelor degree in relevant fields can attend the 2 year Master courses to earn the degree of Master of Arts or Master of Science in Mind-Body Medicine and Holistic Psychology (MA/MS & MBMD). With further 2 years of study, a graduate earns PhD in Mind-Body Medicine and Holistic Psychology (PhD & MBMD).
The graduate degree courses are clinical practice and scientific research oriented by featured courses such as clinical practice in behavior psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, electroencephalogram (EEG) / neuron feedback, neurologic music therapy, vibrational energy medicine and Qigong meditation research, etc.
For doctorate degree graduates, upon graduation, besides the Doctorate Degree issued by MBMU as described above, a graduate will also receive a Certificate of Board Certified Doctoral MBM Practitioner co-issued by American Association of Mind-Body Medicine (AAMBM) and Mind-Body Medical University (MBMU). This certificate allows you to professionally establish Private Practice of Holistic Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine.
If some certificate courses are completed during the degree program course work (some certificate courses are part of the degree curriculum or for students that take the non degree / certificate courses), you will also receive the corresponding Certificate for Private Practice. All these Certificates mentioned here allow you to conduct Private Practice by following the Trained Professional Standards.
For details about the certificate programs, see the section of Certificate Programs.
For masters degree graduates, beside the masters degree, you will also receive a Certificate of Board Certified MBM Practitioner co-issued by American Association of Mind-Body Medicine (AAMBM) and Mind-Body Medical University (MBMU). The certificate allows you to professionally practice Holistic Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine under supervision of a doctorate degree holder who has been trained in the field and own the certificate of Board Certified Private Practitioner of Holistic Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine.
MBMU offers certificate programs as listed below. This list will be constantly updated with new techniques for mind-body healing. Please check this page often and press button of refresh or reload on our browser to make sure the latest page content displayed. As a degree student, these courses will be part of your program and you will receive these certificates upon the completion of the course in the same way as the non-registered certificate program students do. But because these courses are also the part of the degree curriculum, there is no extra charge for a registered degree student.
- Holistic Hypnotherapy
- Holistic Clinical Nutrition
- Holistic Psychology
- Advanced Qigong Cultivation for Health Professionals
Natural Family Herbs
- Positive Psychology
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A doctorate program student may establish private practice with some of these certificate even before the degree program complete.
Holistic healthcare practitioners or other conventional or alternative medicine practitioners can incorporate these techniques into the existing practice as Board Certified Practitioner of the corresponding Mind-Body Medicine technique.
Public Health Education Programs
MBMU offers general health education classes for public health education, preventive healthcare and daily health maintaining. These courses are open to public. For details and ongoing classes, please Contact Us.