CWP Application for Graduates
Note: If you are a wellness professional and did NOT graduate from an NWI Accredited Academic Program in the past 24 months, please click here.

A Certified Wellness Practitioner application for a graduate of an NWI Accredited Academic Program includes the following:

  1. A completed CWP application form (see below to apply online) to include applicant's mailing address and name as it should appear on the certificate.
  2. An official set of university transcripts indicating that the applicant has graduated from an NWI accredited program. Note: Individuals applying for certification as a Wellness Practitioner must have a minimum of a 2.75 overall grade point average (4.0 scale). If you are a graduate of an accredited two-year program, you must also send transcripts indicating when you received your bachelor's degree. Send official transcripts to : NWI Education Coordinator, National Wellness Institute, PO Box 827, Stevens Point, WI 54481.
  3. Application fee of $349 ($50 non-refundable) made payable to the National Wellness Institute. Payment by credit card may be made through the online application process. Note: Initial five-year certification automatically includes a five-year membership in the National Wellness Institute (NWI) at no additional charge (currently, a $745 value).

Note: Graduates of an NWI Accredited Academic Program must apply for CWP designation within 24 months of graduation to be eligible to apply as outlined above. If two or more years have elapsed since graduating from the accredited program, the applicant must submit a "CWP for Wellness Professionals" application.

See below to apply online. Applications will be reviewed once transcripts and full payment are received. Applicants will then be notified of their acceptance status via e-mail within 4-5 weeks. Certifications become active on the first day of the month following approval. Approved applicants will also receive an official certificate in the mail.

*All fees and terms subject to change at the discretion of the National Wellness Institute.

After submitting the form you will be redirected to a payment screen to submit your application fee. Applications will be reviewed once all materials, including official transcripts and full application fee, are received. Applicants will be notified of acceptance status via e-mail 4-5 weeks after all materials are received.
Please have OFFICIAL (photocopies will not be accepted) transcripts mailed to:
National Wellness Institute
CWP Application
PO Box 827
Stevens Point WI 54481

*Graduates of two-year programs must also send transcripts indicating when they received their bachelor's degree.