Apply for Wellness Coach Training Program

PREREQUISITES: Participants must hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree OR have an Associate's degree WITH a current health-related licensure, such as a nurse, respiratory therapist, or dental hygienist. (An exception may be made for registrants hold an associate’s degree and certification in a health-related field. A waiver form will need to be completed at the time of application.) Fluency in written and spoken English is essential for success in the program and to ensure patient/client safety. Registrants must be able to demonstrate objective competency in English to participate fully in the online discussion assignments and may be required to submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or equivalent examination. See below for the application process steps.

Registration opens on October 7, 2022

January 6, 2023


April 2, 2023

Immersive Training: January 23-January 26

Registration opens on December 9, 2022

March 31, 2023


June 25, 2023

Immersive Training: April 17-April 20

Registration opens on January 7, 2023

June 23, 2023


September 17, 2023

Immersive Training: July 10-July 13

Application Process:

  1. Click the “Register Link” below the course date above to be taken to our registration website.
  2. Click the “Login” button to create your user profile. You will need to be logged in to apply and submit.
  3. Complete application form.
  4. Upload the official copy of your transcript (and other documentation as required)
    • Official copy must clearly show the official school seal and signature of the University Registrar.
    • All transcripts must be in English.
  5. You will be notified via email of application status.
  6. Accepted learners will receive instructions on how to finish registering and pay for the course.
    • Tuition is $4,900.
    • Payment in full is due upon registration.


Why is there an Application Process?

This course draws on expertise from Mayo Clinic’s Wellness Coach team. Many of these team members are facilitators of the courses’ virtual interactive discussions. To create a more personal learning experience, the course cohort size is limited.

How will I know if I am accepted?

You will receive an email communicating your acceptance status within 10 business days of applying. Accepted learners also receive instructions on how to register for the course.

Who can I contact with more questions?

Send an email to


The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (MCCMS) strives for an inclusive learning environment.  If you anticipate or experience any barriers related to the format or requirements of this course, please contact the course team to discuss ways to ensure full access. If you determine that additional disability related accommodations are necessary, please contact the Wellness and Academic Support – Disability Access Services office at


Additional Opportunities for Alumni:

Mayo Clinic- National Exam Prep Webinar Series

Is your next step the National Coaching Exam? Join the Mayo Clinic Wellness Coach Training program for an interactive webinar series: National Board Wellness Coaching Exam Prep.

This special offer is only for Mayo Clinic Wellness Coach Training Program participants as we build upon the foundation of the 5E Coaching Model. Participants will have the opportunity to apply coaching skills, strategies and best practices as spelled out in the NBHWC content outline, through a variety of group-based, synchronous learning activities. To help you and your peers get the most from this group training course, outside content review and study prior to the live learning sessions is highly recommended.

Dates: Mondays: February 6, 13, 20, 27: 10:00am-11:00am CST
Registration closes Friday, February 3rd

Earn up to 4 Mayo Clinic continuing education credits by attending the virtual, synchronous study-group sessions, followed by completion of the course survey. Recordings will be available to students for learning and review purposes.

Registration Details:

Cost: $150.

Continuing Education Credit Webinars

Stay tuned for upcoming offerings!


Mentor Coaching

Are you interested in taking your coaching skills to the next level? Mentor Coaching is open to graduates who have completed the Mayo Clinic Wellness Coach Training Program. This opportunity allows you to work one-on-one with a Nationally Board Certified- Health and Wellness Coach of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. In three, one-hour sessions, experience practical coaching, discuss and brainstorm strategies pertaining to specific coach situations or submit audio for your coach to review and provide feedback. Cost: $300