Get the Skills to Become a Health Coach

Graduates of the Nutrition Health Coach Program are prepared to lead the way in the future of holistic nutrition and wellness

6 Month Health Coach Program

The Health Coach program provides students with a comprehensive health coaching curriculum.

Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to effectively utilize health coaching to support their clients in slowing the progression of chronic illness and attaining optimal health. Students gain this expertise through  practical, hands-on applications of narrative health coaching, and optional advanced business curriculum.

The Health Coach Program is offered online. Students participate in scheduled live meetings with instructors and classmates and are able to regularly chat with peers and faculty through online discussion groups and one-on-one office hours with instructors.

Become a Skilled Coaching Professional

Being trained as a nutrition health coach opens the door to many opportunities across the country and globally. No matter where our graduates choose to practice, there are a variety of jobs and business opportunities out there for them.

Health coaches trained at Bauman College are ready to be leaders in the holistic health industry and are in high demand for their unique knowledge and training.

Our graduates are prepared to work as:

  • Hospital-Based Health Coaches
  • Corporate Wellness Coaches
  • Community Health Coaches
  • Nutritional Health Coaches
  • Mindfulness-Based Health Educators
  • Clinical Health Educators
  • Workshop Leaders, Teachers + Conference Speakers
  • Health Writers, Bloggers + Authors
  • And More!

No matter where our graduates go after Bauman College, they will be building more than just a career. Bauman College was created to share our knowledge and heal the world through better nutrition and health

Get Certified

Graduates of the Health Coach Program are eligible to sit for the exam offered by the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). The NBHWC partners with the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) to offer the only national board certification for health coaches in the US and Canada.

The Health Coach Program is an Approved Transitional Program by the NBHWC. Successful completion of the Health Coach Program meets the standards for coaching education required to sit the exam to become a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC). For more information, including a list of board exam eligibility criteria, please visit

The Health Coach Program is composed of:

HC 101 Health Coaching Fundamentals: Structure + Process
HC 102 Lifestyle Medicine for Health Coaches
HC 103 Clinical Mentorship
HC 104 Case Presentations + Feedback
HC 105 Practical Skills Development: Facilitated Learning
HC 106 Final Assessment + Certification

For a detailed description of the health coach curriculum, please view our catalog.

Optional Advanced Business Training

As a part of your training, you will have the opportunity to purchase an optional, advanced, online business curriculum to help channel your passion and knowledge into a strategy for personal success. From defining your target market and building a social media presence to starting your very own practice, the business curriculum will prepare you for career success.

The business curriculum includes:

  • Personal Branding + Social Media Strategy
  • The Marketing Funnel
  • Developing a Specialty
  • Food Photography + Styling
  • Managing an Effective Job Search
  • Designing + Delivering Group Programs
  • Writing a Business Plan
  • Starting + Managing a Private Practice
  • And More!

By learning business best practices, you will develop a solid foundation that prepares you to build professional career plans. You will feel confident and prepared for your career upon graduation. Join our growing industry and discover the rewarding, flexible career you’ve always wanted.

Is a Rewarding Career as a Health Coach Right for You? Get More Information…

If you are interested in learning more about a career as a health coach and want to explore whether the field is right for you, fill out this form to receive more information.

A helpful Bauman College admissions representative will answer all of your questions, from program details to career opportunities, and will help you discover the best option for you.

For questions, please call 1-800-987-7530.