The Blue Heron Academy of Healing Arts and Sciences has acted upon a strong commitment to educating students in ethical verities and dedicated service in ministering to the health care and wellbeing of all humanity and to teach students that the highest rewards in life come from serving others. To this mission the Academy invites all persons of good will who seek to uplift the human spirit and condition by serving others.
The Blue Heron Academy of Healing Arts and Sciences has achieved national recognition for the quality of its Medical Massage and Medical Manual Therapy training programs. These programs offer national broad certification through either the American Medical Massage Association or the American Manual Medicine Association. The Blue Heron Academy was the first school in Michigan to receive approval for its massage therapy training programs under the requirements of the Michigan Massage Therapist licensure law of 2009.
The Academy was the first vocational school in Michigan to receive approval and licensure for a Personal Training vocational certification program, it was the first school in Michigan to receive approval to provide training and certification in Acupuncture, and the first school in Michigan to offer vocational training in Holistic Health Care. In continuing with its record of excellence in education and the development of unique vocational training programs the Academy was the first school to offer training in paramedical skin care and dermatology assisting.
The Academy was first licensed in 1997 by the Michigan Office of Postsecondary Education. The Blue Heron Academy of Healing Arts and Sciences is currently approved and licensed by the Michigan Proprietary Schools Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.