500 HOUR DIPLOMA PROGRAM
A cumulative “Certification Course” hour-count amounting to 500 or greater, is awarded a Reflexology Diploma: 500 hours (while the individual Professional Certificates continue to attest to the full number of hours of training achieved).
200 hours from ASR Foot Reflexology Professional Certificate
300 hours minimum from ANY ASR Professional Certification Course,
or a combination of ANY ASR Professional Certification Courses or
Advanced Learning courses.
Of the total 300 hours:
50 maximum COMBINED hours from ASR’s Professional Development/Elective Courses may be included in the above 500 hours.
180 hours minimum must be from practicum sessions (90 sessions) (or approved equivalency through challenge exam, or supplemental case study*).
From other institutions: transfer credits and challenge exams are available by application. ASR courses must make up 55% of total course load for the ASR Reflexology Diplomas. From other institutions we will accept, as part of the 500 hours:
Up to 150 hours maximum from anatomy/physiology or First Aid training
Up to 25 hours maximum from business/marketing
Up to 50 hours maximum from electives with approved reflexology relevancy
Provide a reference letter from a client or colleague who has received a professional reflexology session from you.
Examples of Reflexology Diploma: 500 hours:
200 hours Foot Reflexology + 150 hours Hand Reflexology + 75 hours Facial Reflexology + 75 hours Auricular Reflexology = 500 total hours: practitioner has completed 310 practicum hours (minimum required 180), holds 4 separate certifications attesting to total number of hours (500), AND a Reflexology Diploma: 500 hours.
200 hours Foot Reflexology + 75 hours Advanced Reflexology + 75 hours Craniosacral Reflexology + 25 hours Body Reflexology + 100 hours Anatomy and Physiology (transfer credit)= 500 total hours: practitioner has completed 244 practicum hours (minimum required 180), holds 5 separate certifications attesting to total number of hours (500), AND a Reflexology Diploma: 500 hours.
200 hours Foot Reflexology + 150 hours Hand Reflexology + 75 hours Advanced Reflexology + 25 hours Asian Foot and Leg Reflexology + 10 hours first aid course (transfer credit) + 45 hours business course (transfer credit) = 505 hours: practitioner has completed 294 practicum hours (minimum required 180), holds 6 separate certifications attesting to total number of hours (505), AND a Reflexology Diploma: 500 hours.
*In the unlikely event the applicant to the 500 hour diploma program falls short of the practicum criteria, they can complete a supplemental case study, at the discretion of ASR.
Download the ASR Reflexology Diploma PDF below for full details.