Essential Oil & Aromatherapy Certificate Program
at Bastyr University CCCE

The Essential Oil & Aromatherapy (Non-Credit) Certificate Program is a comprehensive 8 module study taught by Jimm Harrison at Bastyr University Campus, Kenmore, WA

The eight-course program starts with “Aromatherapy & Essential Oils: Foundations,” an ideal introduction promoting healing with essential oils. Each subsequent course builds on your knowledge of aromatherapy, helping you enhance your own quality of life or apply those skills professionally as a health care practitioner.

The program offers a flexible weekends-only schedule, and offers you the option of completing your certificate in one year or spreading the classes over two years. There are no prerequisites for the program, and classes are open to the general public. Take one or more classes, or earn the Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Certificate of Competency.


• 17 CEUs/CMEs/PDAs each for courses 1-7
• Courses 1-7 each include - 17 hours of in-class instruction - About 3 hours of pre-class reading - Last course includes about 25 hours of self-study
• Each classroom-based course is held on a single weekend: Fri, 4:00pm-8:00pm and Sat & Sun, 9:30am-5:30pm

Module 1 (Foundations) and Module 2 (Chemistry) are required prior to advancing to Modules 3-8.  Please contact for exceptions. You will have three opportunities throughout the year to take Modules 1 and 2.  Modules 3-6 may be taken out of sequence.


Kenmore, WA Campus Dates:

July 13 – 15, 2018

MODULE 7: Aromatherapy & Essential Oils: Holistic Consultation and Essential Oil Business


September 28 – 30, 2018
MODULE 1: Aromatherapy & Essential Oils: Foundations


October 19 – 21, 2018
MODULE 2: Aromatherapy & Essential Oils: Chemistry and Biology


November 9 – 11, 2018
MODULE 3: Aromatherapy & Essential Oils: Olfactory System and Emotional Effects


December 7 – 9, 2018
MODULE 4: Aromatherapy & Essential Oils: Properties

  2018 Courses in China


Japan and Hawaii 2018