To be considered for a spot within the program, applicants must have a degree, be licensed in a healthcare field, (e.g., RN, MD, NP, PT, OT, Psychologist, Counselor, Social Worker, etc.), and must submit a letter of recommendation, a copy of your health care license, Statement of Interest and Goals, current resume or curriculum vitae, along with the completed application. If you do not have a license in a healthcare field, please confirm that you have 3 years of experience in a health related field and briefly describe your experience in an attached document with the application.

The Statement of Interest and Goals is your opportunity to tell faculty how you have come to be interested in the field of Health Coaching and what you hope to do with your training as a Vanderbilt-trained Health Coach.

Please allow 15 business days for the review of your application and notification of the acceptance decision. Accepted applicants will receive further instructions on how to register for the course via email.

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Course Registration

The course registration fee is $6,200. Space in the course is limited, and registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis once you have been notified of acceptance to the program.

Registration Deadline:

  • Registration for the Cohort 8┬ásession will close in September, 2019.

Payment is due by September 16, 2019. A $600.00 non-refundable deposit is included in the $6,200.00 cost and is required to reserve your space in the course .

If a single payment is not possible, please discuss the option of payment plans with our program manager.

Early Registration:

  • Early registration fee will be $5,700.00 if payment in full is made by August 15, 2019.

Group Discount: $5,500.00 per person if 4 or more participants apply together and are accepted into the program. Payment must be made in full by August 15, 2019 to receive the discount. Must note on application that you are applying as a group and list the other individuals who are part of your group.

The registration fee covers your participation in the course, access to the course website, and lunches during the in-person sessions. The registration fee does not cover lodging or transportation costs for the in-person weekends for the course.

Additional Costs: Required reading TBA upon acceptance to course. Incurred cost to be less than $50