Admissions Information

Our September Class has begun! FMCA extends a warm welcome to all our new students— congratulations, you’re on your way to becoming Functional Medicine Certified Health Coaches (FMCHC)!

Are you ready to take the next step with FMCA? Open enrollment for our March 2019 Class begins November 1, 2018. 

But you don’t have to wait to get started! During the months of September and October only, get 3 free lessons here.

Got questions? Our Admissions Team is here to help. Schedule a call here.


Application Components:

  • $40 non-refundable application fee
  • Application, including background on your education and career experience and 2 open responses
  • Copy of any license or certificate you hold, if applicable

This application is meant to be completed in one sitting. You will need approximately 15-25 minutes to complete it, and we recommend saving your open responses. Applications are reviewed within 2-3 business days.

Admissions Requirements

Our goal is to admit students who are likely to meet course expectations and find success in our program. There are two paths to admissions eligibility. If you meet one of these, you are eligible to apply to FMCA. Not sure if you qualify? Email our Admissions Team at

Path 1

Hold a certificate, associate’s degree, or higher in a healthcare or wellness-related field, including and not limited to:

  • Social Worker
  • Counselor
  • Educator
  • Health/Science Researcher
  • Psychologist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nutrition (including all NANP members)
  • Dietitian
  • Coach (Health or Life)
  • Mind-body medicine
  • Acupuncturist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Yoga Instructor
  • Pilates Instructor
  • Massage Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Similar health/wellness field

Path 2

If you do not meet the Path 1 criteria and believe you are a good fit for the program, you may petition for admission by completing the petition section of the application.

Application Fee

The $40.00 application fee is non-refundable. Once you pay your application fee you will be directed to the application. Your application will be reviewed within 2-3 business days of submission.

“FMCA was the best choice for me. From positive psychology to mindfulness to character strengths, you learn ALL the tools you need to get to the next level.”
Eileen Immerman, RN, FMCHC Learn More
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