The Mayo Clinic Health and Wellness Coaching Program is graduate level education and training. Mayo Clinic Certification requires qualified candidates to complete 4-6 months of intense, behavioral science training and evidence-based research practice. The training includes onsite, immersive education followed by a four-hour comprehensive examination, a practical skills assessment and fifty hours of practice coaching all reviewed by Mayo Staff.  The Mayo Clinic Program of Instruction has been accredited by the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaching and the National Board of Medical Examiners.