Holistic Health Coach Certification

Original price was: $2148.00.Current price is: $1699.00.


Get comprehensive training in both health coaching and holistic nutrition to maximize your impact in the wellness space. This bundled certification includes: 

  • Two leading courses for one low price 
  • Training on hard and soft skills to make you a great coach 
  • The most up-to-date evidence-based nutrition and behavior change research 
  • An engaging learning experience with videos, simulated coaching sessions, case studies, and practice quizzes 

100% Online | Self-Paced | Complete in 12 Months or Less

Why Choose AFPA’s Holistic Health Coach Certification? 

The AFPA Holistic Health Coach Certification is a bundle certification combining our core nutrition and health coaching courses. If you’re considering a career path in either nutrition or health coaching and want to keep your options open to working with a wide variety of clients, this program is the perfect choice. 

A Holistic/Natural Approach to Health  

Take a whole-person focus to wellness, assessing all facets of an individual’s life, including diet, physical activity, mental health, and social factors. 

Unbiased, Evidence-Based Curriculum  

Study through a rigorously researched curriculum that challenges industry biases and sets new standards in holistic health education. 

Become Board Certified    

Achieve a prestigious board certification, like NBHWC or ANMAB, that boosts your credibility and professional visibility in the wellness industry. 

Gain the Necessary Coaching Soft Skills and Hard Skills   

Acquire a balanced skill set that includes effective communication, empathetic listening, health assessments, and program design. 

Study at Your Own Pace and Fast-Track Your Impact   

Flexible learning modules allow you to progress at your own speed. Take the time you need when life demands it or accelerate your learning to make a meaningful impact sooner.  

Build the Expertise to Market Yourself as a Health Coach and Nutritionist    

Gain in-demand skills in both health coaching and nutrition, giving you a competitive advantage and expanded career opportunities. 

Flexibility for Your Learning Style    

Access all course study materials online, so you can learn at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Modules include a mix of videos, flashcards, articles, quizzes, and simulated coaching sessions to match your preferences.  

30+ Certifications and Bundles Help You Upskill Throughout Your Career    

Access continuous professional development opportunities through AFPA’s wide range of certifications and specializations—from gut health to weight loss—that keep you competitive. 

Join 130,000+ Certified Professionals

AFPA has provided certification and continuing education to more than 130,000 certified personal trainers, fitness instructors, health coaches, and nutrition professionals worldwide with a 98.9% satisfaction rate.  

Affordable, Comprehensive Training in Health Coaching and Nutrition 

The online Holistic Health Coach Certification Program combines the AFPA Certified Health & Wellness Coach Program and AFPA Holistic Nutritionist Certification.

Certified Health and Wellness Coach program

AFPA Certified Health & Wellness Coach Program

Regular Price: $1049

Holistic Nutritionist Certification program

AFPA Holistic Nutritionist Certification

Regular Price: $1099

Get both certification programs at a special discounted rate. 

The Certified Health & Wellness Coach program curriculum includes: 

  • What to expect as a health coach: The purpose of health coaching and scope of practice 
  • How to work with clients: How to structure your sessions and programs, the different coaching processes, and how to elicit behavior change 
  • The holistic coaching approach: How health is not only specifically dependent on diet and exercise but also on supportive relationships, stress levels, sleep, meaningful work, work/life balance, spirituality, and more 
  • How to operate your business: Understand ethics and legal considerations of health coaching 

Most students complete this course in 4 months or less. 

The Holistic Nutritionist Certification curriculum includes:

  • The science of nutrition: Fundamental biochemical knowledge of human nutrition and how nutrient needs change across the human life cycle 
  • The holistic nutrition approach: A holistic and integrative focus on well-being, observing environmental, community, and societal factors that affect food and eating behaviors 
  • How to improve clients’ relationship with food: The science of health behavior change in nutrition, along with the coaching process from first meeting to last.  

Most students complete this course in 3 months or less. 

  About the Course Learning Experience

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  • 100% online dynamic learning platform with no textbooks required 
  • 60+ hours of video instruction taught by leading health coach and nutrition professionals 
  • 100+ printable handouts including assessment forms, client handouts, and reference documents 
  • Interactive scenarios to help you engage with what you’re learning  
  • Online final exam for each course consisting of open-note multiple-choice questions  

Accredited Training to Earn Board Certification

NBHWC-Approved Training Program

Together, the Certified Health and Wellness Coaching program and the Advanced Health Coaching Intensive [Live]  (bundled together as the Certified Master Health and Wellness Coach Program) meet the education standards set by the NBHWC. 

AFPA’s Certified Master Health and Wellness Coach program is an Approved Health and Wellness Coach Training & Education Program by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for the HWC Certifying Examination to become a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC).

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The Holistic Health Coach Program fully meets the American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board (ANMAB) accreditation board educational requirements. AFPA graduates are eligible to apply to become a Board Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner through ANMAB.

What Our Graduates Have to Say

Emily Hudak Whole with Emily

Becoming certified with AFPA has completely changed my life! I could never imagine that I would be where I am now when I completed my certification! I feel so lucky to wake up every day with the opportunity to impact others physically and mentally by sharing my passion with them. It truly is a dream come true.”

Emily Hudak, AFPA Holistic Health Coach
Lauren Rasky_Holistic Health Coach

The certification program changed everything in my overall life. It changed how I ate, my health, and how I help other people. It also changed my career in the health space. I liked that the information presented had studies and actually showed you the research as it was teaching you things.”

Lauren Rasky, AFPA Holistic Health Coach
Savanna Sunny Strauss AFPA Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Health Coach

Becoming certified with AFPA has impacted my life in many ways. I have learned how to be a better coach for others and myself! I have been able to strengthen many relationships by having an education in health and nutrition and have been able to better my own lifestyle.”

Savanna Strauss, AFPA Holistic Nutritionist and Health and Wellness Coach

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Customer Reviews

Based on 181 reviews
Steve Davis (Nashville, US)
Hands Down Best!

Of the several such programs I explored in detail, AFPA appears to have by far the more advanced and empirically supported material. Also their customer support is unmatched— more responsive than most if not all, and that same level continues after the sale!!

Keisha P.
Invest in Yourself

I have learned and am learning so much in this course. The curriculum is easy to follow and it's easily one of the best decisions I've made in pursuing my coaching certification.

Teresa G.
I love this program! It

I love this program! It is truly one of the best! The curriculum is very good and very informative. The program itself is very easy to follow and I love the way it tracks your progress. The topics are awesome and all of it is very easy to understand. This program has been life changing for me. I can't imagine anything else that would be better with all the topics that are discussed. Easy to follow program, this it top notch. Thank you AFPA

Katlin F.
The course is a perfect fit for a busy mom!

I absolutely love the course so far. I am enjoying the textbooks so much and can't stop reading them. I love that I can take this course at my own pace. I am a work from home (full time) mom and have found the class structure very easy to fit into my everyday life and very achieveable for me! I highly recommend!

A busy mom and finished her Holistic Health Coach Certification?! Katlin you are amazing!!


What are the qualifications to enroll in this course?  Answer

To enroll in this course, you must be at least 18 years old with a solid understanding of the English language. 

When can I enroll? What do I need to do in order to enroll?  Answer

Whenever you want! We have a rolling enrollment for all programs, meaning that all you need to do is complete your enrollment online. 

How long does it take to complete this program? Answer

You have 12 months total to complete both courses in this bundle.  

The average student takes 3 months to complete the Holistic Nutritionist Certification and 4 months to complete the Health and Wellness Coach Certification.  

If you require more time, you can request a six-month extension for a fee of $75. 

How soon can I start this program? Answer

We have open enrollment, so you may enroll whenever you are ready. Shortly after completing your purchase, we will grant you access to the learning portal where you can begin your course. 

Is this a bundled program? Answer

Yes, the Holistic Health Coach Certification includes the Holistic Nutritionist Certification course and the Certified Health and Wellness Coach Program. We have bundled and discounted our signature nutrition and health coaching courses to give you a comprehensive program that includes both nutrition and health coaching education. 

When you complete both courses in this program you will earn your Holistic Health Coach Certification. 

Are textbooks included in my enrollment fee? Answer

Our Certified Health and Wellness Coach program and our Holistic Nutritionist Certification are administered 100% online through our dynamic learning platform. Additional textbooks are not required for either course.

What additional materials will I need? Answer

Your enrollment fee includes all of your course materials, assessments, online access, student support, and online certification testing. There are no added fees.

Is there an in-person component to this course? Answer

No, this course is 100% online. You can access the online learning platform from your desktop, mobile phone, or tablet, and complete your course from wherever you are.

Is the Holistic Health Coach Certification an accredited health coach certification? Answer

Together, the Certified Health and Wellness Coaching program and the Advanced Health Coaching Intensive [Live]  (bundled together as the Certified Master Health and Wellness Coach Program) meet the education standards set by the NBHWC.  

AFPA’s Certified Master Health and Wellness Coach program is an Approved Health and Wellness Coach Training & Education Program by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for the HWC Certifying Examination to become a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC). 

The Certified Health and Wellness Coach Program fully meets the American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board (ANMAB) accreditation board educational requirements. AFPA graduates are eligible to apply to become a Board Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner through ANMAB. 

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