Frequently Asked Questions

You can easily complete an application here on our website (Prospective Students > Enroll). However, we are here to serve you! Call us during business hours and we will walk you through the application process (it will only take you about 15 minutes). 858.581.9460 Ask for the Admissions office.
Our classes integrate both theoretical and practical teaching methods. We include hands-on, experiential practice in all Bodywork classes. We host a practicum in our own school clinic and we offer opportunities to practice out in the community at events.
ICoHS is dedicated to providing the resources students will need to transition from the classroom environment to a successful career. Our career and placement representative works with all of our students prior to graduation. Furthermore, the practicum/internship is a requirement for most of our programs, and this provides real world work experience for your resume. ICoHS does not guarantee student placement.

ICoHS offers the following assistance programs:

  • Federal Student Aid
  • Veterans Assistance
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Fund
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

ICoHS provides interest-free payment plans for those who do not qualify for the above programs. You will need to come in and speak with a financial representative for consideration.

Spaces are limited for each session. We encourage you to get your application in as soon as possible to aviod being deferred to the next session. Please see the academic academic calendar.
Your transfer credits must be from an accredited institution. We will accept up to 50% of your program as long as the classes have the same learning objectives as the respective classes from ICoHS. Also, we can only apply transfer classes completed within the past 10 years. If your intent is to become a state of California certified practitioner we can only accept coursework from another CAMTC approved school.
Sure you can! It is called a Continuing Education Unit (CEU). Anyone may enroll as a Continuing Education Student, as long they have met the pre-requisites for the class in which they are enrolling and space is available. These CEUs can be applied to future programs. These CEU classes follow the same policies as transfer credits.
There is free neighborhood parking available for students. Please check the following link. Neighborhood Parking Map Unfortunately, ICoHS does not provide on-site parking.
For VA Students - part -time is defined as less than less than 18 hours per week (Full-time is 18 hrs.). For Federal Student Aid part-time is defined as less than 24 hrs. per week. Our part-time program is offered in the evenings at 12 hours per week.
For VA Students - part -time is defined as less than less than 18 hours per week (Full-time is 18 hrs.). For Federal Student Aid part-time is defined as less than 24 hrs. per week. Our part-time program is offered in the evenings at 12 hours per week.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
The average teacher to student ratio is approximately 1:10. The maximum amount of students in a classroom is no more than 27.

Are you ready to take on this journey? If so, here is what you can expect:

  • Our motto is, “we are here to serve,” and this is permeated throughout the school. When you walk into ICoHS, you will experience this “serving” attitude. We value your comments and suggestions and will strive to fulfill your demands.
  • Highly qualified,innovative, passionate instructors who are leaders in their various fields of study. Please look at each of our instructor's bios.
  • At ICoHS, our dynamic curriculum balances different perspectives; the foundation at ICoHS gives our students the competitive edge.
  • ICoHS Student Services will meet and exceed expectations for our students to ensure that they receive the following: counseling, academic preparation, assistance in job placement, and ample hands-on training.
Little Italy provides the taste and atmosphere that inspires individuals to become givers. Located in Downtown San Diego, it is the perfect place to experience the food, art, and culture of a thriving international community.
While ICoHS cannot guarantee employment, our student services department diligently seeks out and connects our students with the best opportunities available in the market.
No, tuition does not cover your book and other fees. Please see the ICoHS Catalog for details.
ICOHS is 100% handicap friendly.
While ICoHS does not sell food directly, the facility does provide students with a dining area, kitchens with refrigerator and microwave, and taps throughout the school that dispense alkaline water.
Yes, international students need to apply for an M-1 visa.
An M-1 visa is an immigration document that permits foreign citizens to come to the U.S. to study full-time at a vocational school for the duration of the academic program of their choice. For more details, please visit the site