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Get the gold standard in a Health Coaching Certification with the only program designed and delivered in collaboration with The Institute for Functional Medicine.

Health Coach Certification Program

Join the Functional Medicine Movement as a Certified Health Coach. Earn your certification from anywhere in the world in our 12-month online program.

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Specialty Courses

Training designed for real-world application. Explore cutting-edge topics brought to you by educators with in-depth knowledge and clinical experience in their fields.

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Short Courses

Learn something today, use it tomorrow! Led by top experts and thought leaders, these 30-90 minute courses are accessible on any smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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Interested in joining the March 2020 Certification Class?

Registration opens November 1, 2019.

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Here’s What Our Graduates Are Saying About Us…

  • “I am a spiritual seeker and health geek at heart, so I am really in heaven just studying this material.”
    Jacalyn Brecher, 2018 Student
  • “I didn’t really know what to expect from FMCA, but once we started, it became evident that this is a world-class program. The webinars were well done, the format made it easy to track my progress, and the content was relevant, engaging, and fascinating to me.”
    Donovan Maycock, 2017 Alumnus
  • “I have found my second career and feel very fortunate. At each coaching encounter, I feel prepared and fully trained, and making a difference in the lives of my clients is priceless.”
    Shelley Bitzer, 2017 Alumna
  • "FMCA has been life changing for me. I am thrilled to have this opportunity to enter a new profession on the ground floor!"
    Jill Raab, 2017 Alumna
  • "From positive psychology to mindfulness, breathing, and assessment of character strengths, FMCA gives you ALL the tools you need, no matter how you want to channel your practice as a coach."
    Eileen Immerman, 2016 Alumna
  • "I absolutely did not expect this from an online course. I call this my Functional Medicine Family, because that's what it really feels like."
    Carmen Jia Ming Lim, 2017 Alumna

Our Leadership Team

Our leadership brings you a lifelong dedication to excellence in Functional Medicine and Health Coaching education.

Dr Sandra Scheinbaum fmca 2019
Sandra Scheinbaum,PhD
 Founder & CEO
Elyse Wagner 2019 fmca
Elyse Wagner
Co-Founder & Chief Admissions Officer
joel evans fmca 2019
Joel Evans, MD
Director of Curriculum Development
monique class fmca 2019
Monique Class
Director of Coaching Development