* Who is qualified to enter the American School of Symptometry?
An individual must have either a high school diploma or a bachelor’s degree (depending on which program of study is pursued). However, these courses are most beneficial to family caregivers.
*What is the difference between the programs offered at the American School of Symptometry?
Currently ASoS offers three programs that differ in length (1-year, 2-years and 4-years), scientific intensity, and academic focus. One should select a program based on the professional intentions for the degree obtained.
*How can a certificate or doctorate degree from the American School of Symptometry benefit one’s career?
A Certificate Symptometry Coach (CSC) allows one to:
- recommend (scientifically sound) food choices and alternatives.
- be an authorized root-cause therapy resource in any community.
- explain the difference between root-cause therapeutics and other forms of health treatments.
A Doctor of Symptometry (DSym) diploma allows one to:
- recommend particulates.
- treat, cure and prevent ailments.
- design and complete research.
- apply root-cause therapeutics to other health care practices.
A Certificate in Advanced Symptometric Counseling and Therapeutics (PCS) allows one to:
- guide subjects in their scientific food choices and lifestyle changes.
- apply root-cause therapeutics to complement other health care practices.
- specialize in a field that is in high demand in his/her local community.
A Certificate in General Symptometrics (PCG) allows one to:
- assist a Doctor of Symptometry (DSym) as a symptometric technician.
* When should I apply?
Apply as soon as you are ready. Currently, ASoS has open and on-going enrollment.
*How do I apply?
Enrolling in ASoS is easy. When you successfully complete two sessions of the Disease Prevention & Healthy Longevity Certificate Program you are eligible to enroll in any of the degrees offered by ASoS. If you currently work in the health field as a health practitioner, you are eligible to enroll in ASoS after successfully completing one session of the Disease Prevention & Healthy Longevity Certificate Program.
Here is the process for enrolling;
- Complete the required number of sessions of the Disease Prevention & Healthy Longevity Certificate Program.
- Read through the offered programs to see which program you are interested in pursuing.
- Complete the ASoS Program Interest Form.
*How are courses structured?
Most Symptometry degree programs involve self-paced, long-distance learning courses.
* Does the School offer or encourage web-based courses?
Web-based courses will be offered with each program. Current students are encouraged to take advantage of technology to form study groups, etc.
*How can a student get additional help, if necessary?
Each student has scheduled sessions with the founder of Symptometry to ensure steady progress towards the degree of choice. The frequency of these sessions depends on the program chosen. Specific details will be provided upon enrollment.
*If the American School of Symptometry is a non-profit entity, what do my course fee cover?
ASoS is a non-profit, per the states of Illinois and North Carolina. Course fees fund Symptometry research, improve the learning environment for both current and future students and compensate those who teach and advance the science of Symptometry.
*Do past subjects of Symptometry get a discount on the entrance exam or course fees?
Not at this time. Those who have been cured of their ailments do have an academic advantage because they have first hand knowledge of how root-cause therapeutics works.
* Does the American School of Symptometry accept federal financial aid or offer scholarships?
Not at this time.
*Can a prospective or current Symptometry student engage in a work-study program to reduce his/her course fee?
Work-study programs are not available at this time. However, ASoS students looking for financial support can take advantage of the Certified Symptometry Health Coach program to earn income while completing their degree.
*Are any deposits or course fees refundable?
No. Course fees fund Symptometry research, improve the learning environment for both current and future students and compensate those who teach and advance the science of Symptometry. No monies paid are refundable.
*Are any deposits or course fees transferable?
Yes. Deposits and course fees can be transferred to another program a student is qualified for within 12 months of the initial payment date.