Academic Programs

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Welcome to the Leading Ayurvedic College in the West

The California College of Ayurveda offers the longest running, state-approved professional training program for the study of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States. With over 1,800 graduates, CCA has a proven track record of providing the academic, clinical and professional training necessary to prepare students to go into successful private practice.

In addition to our practitioner programs, we offer short courses and continuing education through our series of Ayurveda workshops.

Ayurveda Certification Courses

Train to Become a Certified Ayurvedic Health Professional

Interest in Ayurvedic medicine is growing throughout the world as people seek natural solutions for disease prevention and the management of chronic health conditions.

The California College of Ayurveda offers certification programs for Ayurvedic Health Counselors, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialists, and Ayurvedic Doctors. Our programs are designed with the goal of training graduates to become successful, independent ayurvedic practitioners.

Start a rewarding career as an Ayurvedic Health Professional today!

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Upcoming Ayurveda Certification Courses

Short Courses on Ayurveda

Explore the World of Ayurveda Without Long-term Time Commitments

The California College of Ayurveda offers a diverse series of intensive, week-long workshops where you can learn more about the basic concepts, language, and science of Ayurveda. Our workshops often serve as a gateway to our more advanced courses on the subject. These short courses are offered through out the year and sometimes in locations other than Nevada City.

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Seminars on Ayurveda

Learn About Ayurveda in One Evening or Less

Our Nevada City campus offers public seminars to provide more information to those curious about Ayurveda. These are run by interns and serve to bring Ayurveda to the general public. Shorter seminars are also offered to viewers around the globe via Facebook Live.

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Special Programs with Dr. Halpern

Study with the Founder of the California College of Ayurveda

President and Founder of CCA, Dr. Marc Halpern, offers programs on campus and throughout the world. He is one of the pioneers of Ayurveda in the West and is considered to be a pre-eminent practitioner and teacher of Ayurveda in the United States.

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2021 Academic Catalog

Request our 2021 Academic Catalog to get all the details about courses and enrollment.

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