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Integrative Behavioral Health Certificate



The Integrative Behavioral Health Certificate provides specialized training and supervision to emerging post-master’s public health, pre-licensure mental, behavioral health and social work providers seeking advanced practice skills and specialty practice supervision incorporating spirituality, creativity, animals, nature, exercise, and nutrition as medicine into traditional clinical practice with a special focus on serving the needs of those with health disparity.

Special Notes

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Please visit the Department of Financial Aid for more information regarding eligibility.

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . May 1

Effective for the Fall 2023 admission cycle: Review of applications will begin in January and interviews conducted in May and June. 

Program Contact

Dr. Carlene Taylor
Clinical Assistant Professor
(904) 620-5716
Building 39, Room 4009

The following items must be submitted no later then the deadline posted above. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been canceled, the decision can not be reversed. Applicants may apply for the next application cycle.

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements
  • University Requirements
    • A baccalaureate degree from an accepted institutional accreditor, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
    • Transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended. Admitted students will be prompted to provide official copies. 
  • Program Requirements
    • Letter of intent
      • Express your interest and intention to use the certificate in your professional career to help others in the future
    • One letter of recommendation
      • Professional source
    • A Master’s degree or higher in Public Health – Social/Behavioral concentration or a licensed/licensable master’s or higher mental health provider from any related clinical discipline is required for admission