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Thank you for your interest in the School for Aromatic Studies.

Aromatic Studies LLC
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Retreat Location
The School for Aromatic Studies
@ Yarrow Mountain Farm
Stuart, VA 24171

Phone: 919.208.0239

Office Hours
10am – 4pm M-W-F

If you have questions about our programs or the school, please read the FAQs below or complete the form provided.

Please note: We are unable to answer questions about health concerns due to legal and time restraints. We highly recommend you connect with an aromatherapists in your area. To find an aromatherapist, please visit NAHA.

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Do I have lifelong access to the course material?

Yes, all of our courses grant lifelong access. Our only purchase that has a time limit is the monograph database, which is a yearly subscription.

Is there a time limit for completion of the course?

Our programs are self-paced. There is no time limit for completing your course.

Will I receive a certificate after the completion of my course?

Yes, we provide certification for our courses.

Do you offer continuing education credits?

Yes, all of our courses qualify as continuing education for aromatherapists. We also have a number of registered courses that are approved as CEs for massage therapists through NCBTMB.

Do you offer student support?

Yes! We are available via email and phone for direct contact with students. We also have a vibrant student forum with students and course instructors where we encourage you to ask questions and engage with other aromatherapists.

What format are the courses taught in?

We utilized a mixed media of education materials. The main formats we employ are video recordings to written text.

Can I take a course without getting certified?

Absolutely! You can choose to simply complete the course to gain the knowledge and experience you are seeking. You’ll receive the exact same balanced, progressive and inspiring education. You can always decide to come back to the course and complete for certification if you are so inspired.

Are your aromatherapy certification courses approved?

Yes, upon completion of any of our certification courses, you will receive a certification from the School for Aromatic Studies. Jade Shutes as well as the School for Aromatic Studies are approved as educational providers by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA). The School for Aromatic Studies is also an approved provider of CE hours through the NCBTMB as well as NAHA.

What are the benefits of becoming a certified aromatherapist?

Becoming a certified aromatherapist will give you the knowledge and credibility one needs to thrive in the 21st century wellness movement. This designation demonstrates your commitment to the safe and effective use of essential oils. Being a certified aromatherapist through a trusted and internally renowned school also shows others that you have been officially recognized in the aromatherapy field. Your community will see you as a source of knowledge they can trust! And with mental health issues rising around the world, there  has truly never been a better time to become a certified aromatherapist! Aromatics will be a part of the toolbox that empowers us to support emotional well-being as well as to build resilience in this world.

Is Aromatherapy a licensed profession?

No, aromatherapy is not a licensed profession anywhere in the world with the exception of South Africa.

Do you offer payment plans?

Our certification courses all have payment plan options available. You can explore pricing options under each course individually.

In what language is the material taught?

Our courses are taught in the English language.

Can I take the course if I am not from the United States?

Yes! We have students from all over the world.

What is your refund policy?

We offer a 24 hour refund policy. If you are unhappy with a course, please contact us within that time period and we will honor your refund request.