Compare: BA in Ayurveda Wellness and MS in Maharishi Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine
The BA in Ayurveda Wellness & Integrative Health trains students to be Ayurveda consultants. Students learn purification procedures, 5 sense therapies, essential oils, etc. They also learn modern anatomy and physiology. By graduation, they have satisfied the entry-level competencies for membership in the National Ayurvedic Medical Association as Ayurvedic Health Counselors.
The MS in Maharishi AyurVeda & Integrative Medicine trains students to be Maharishi AyurVeda Practitioners. Students learn to assess more intricate and detailed levels of balance and imbalance, and specifically to address common disorders of all the organ systems with all the modalities of Maharishi AyurVeda – diet, lifestyle, herbs, purification procedures, 5 sense therapies, etc. They also learn modern anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the organ systems. Students who take the Advanced Clinical Training Track will be eligible to take the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) Ayurvedic Practitioner Exam.
|BA in Ayurveda Wellness & Integrative Health||MS in Maharishi AyurVeda & Integrative Medicine|
|Minimum of 1100 hours of Ayurvedic training||Minimum of 1500 hours of Ayurvedic training|
|50 client encounters||150 client encounters|
|Modern Anatomy & Physiology||Modern Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of all the organ systems|
|Common disorders from Ayurvedic perspective||Study of common diseases in all organ systems from both modern and Ayurvedic perspective|
|Knowledge of key Ayurvedic herbs and formulas required for NAMA Ayurvedic Health Counselor||Knowledge of many Ayurveda herbs and formulas required for a NAMA Ayurvedic Practitioner|
|Fundamental Pulse Diagnosis||Advanced Pulse Diagnosis|
|Principles of Ayurveda||Ayurvedic Rheumatology, Cardiology , Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, ENT, Endocrinology, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Immunology, Hematology, Psychiatry, and Dermatology|
|Study of Ayurveda||Study of Ayurveda plus an introduction to Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy, Osteopathy and Manipulative Medicine|