Natural Medicine Programs

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Natural medicine is the sole use of substances found in nature such as stones, gyms, volcanic ash, sand, sea salt, light, plants, fungi and mushroom, food, animal secretions (bee honey & pollen, milk, venom), and animals such as blood leeches and doctor fish (fish used in spas and pedicure). Natural medicine is also explores nature to find natural sources and substances that can be used to optimize health.

Certificate in Natural Medicine

The Certificate in Natural Medicine curriculum prepares the student for entry level careers in natural/traditional naturopathic healthcare, and provide certification in specific modalities for individuals who already work in the healthcare field.


Requirements: High school diploma or GED.


Time to Complete: Generally takes 3-4 months to complete.


Total credits: 12


Core course credits: 6

  • Med 6000 Fundamentals of Complementary & Alternative Medicine (6 Credits)


One elective course from natural medicine course series like natural immune boosting, natural detox, the mind natural therapies... (6 Credits)


$50.00 per credit hour


Tuition: $600

Diploma in Natural Medicine

The Diploma in Natural Medicine curriculum prepares the student for entry level careers in natural/traditional naturopathic healthcare careers or add skills in certain modalities to their already existing careers.


Requirements: High school diploma or GED.


Time to Complete: Generally takes 6 months to complete


Total credits: 18


Core course credits: 12

  • Med 6000 Fundamentals of Complementary & Alternative Medicine (6 Credits)
  • Med 6250 The Mind's Natural Therapies (6 Credits)


One elective course from natural medicine course series like natural immune boosting, natural detox... (6 Credits)


$50 per credit hour


Tuition: $900

Doctorate in Natural Medicine (NaturoD)

The Doctorate in Natural Medicine curriculum prepares the student for the most advanced level careers in natural health enabling the graduate to provide consultation, education, and coaching in the areas of natural medicine.


Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Advanced placement is possible for students who already hold a bachelor's degree or a master's degree in a healthcare-related field such as sports, exercise science, nursing, health education, biochemistry.


Time to Complete: Generally takes 24-30 months of a condensed study program.


Awards: Doctor of Natural Medicine (NaturoD).


Total credits: 84 Credits


Core course credits: 48

  • BioMed 6000 Systematic Human Anatomy & Physiology (6 Credits)
  • BioMed 6100 Systematic Pathophysiology (6 Credits)
  • Med 6000 Fundamentals of Complementary & Alternative Medicine (6 Credits)
  • Med 6010 Botanical/Herbal Medicine I (6 Credits)
  • Med 6050 Homeopathy (6 Credits)
  • Med 6100 Functional Medicine (6 Credits)
  • Med 6200 Energy Medicine (6 Credits)
  • Med 6250 The Mind's Natural Therapies (6 Credits)


Two elective courses from natural medicine course series like natural immune boosting, natural detox: 12 Credits

Thesis/project credits: 12


Online clinical cases and applications credits: 12


Tuition per credit hour: $60


Full tuition: $5,040