Non-Degree Classes & Programs
Choose from a variety of academic, adult-education and continuing education classes that fit your schedule.
Community Education Courses
A wide variety of non-credit seminars are offered through the Office of Certificate, Community and Continuing Education. Explore topics such as home remedies for colds and flu, whole-foods cooking, yoga and meditation, qigong exercises for health, edible plant foraging, and much more.
Continuing Education for Professionals
Licensed health care professionals can take weekend seminars and earn CEUs through Bastyr's Office of Certificate, Community and Continuing Education. We offer a wide variety of topics and attract world renowned instructors. See course listings.
Birth Professions Training
The Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University trains social, practical and clinical care providers for pregnant and new families, including, birth doulas, postpartum doulas, lactation consultants and educators, and childbirth educators. The Simkin Center also sponsors workshops that focus on essential maternity care issues, as well as pregnancy and infant massage educator certification courses.
Certificate in Holistic Landscape Design
The first program of its kind in the nation, the Certificate in Holistic Landscape Design is a valuable training opportunity for those who want to build upon their knowledge of medicinal and edible plants and apply that expertise to the development of sustainable landscapes.
Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine
The Chinese herbal medicine certificate program is designed for those seeking comprehensive training in the field of Chinese herbal medicine. This program is a postgraduate course for licensed acupuncturists.
Cadaver Anatomy Program
An opportunity for students and practitioners in every area of health care to review basic anatomy and view the underlying structures of the body.
Take a Class @ Bastyr
Did you know that you (the general public) can take many of the University's regular academic courses, assuming extra seats are available and you have the required prerequisites?
You can either audit classes or take them for credit. These 11-week classes, usually held on weekdays, are available in the nutrition, culinary arts, exercise science, health psychology and herbal sciences programs.