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This coveted degree is often held by individuals who are not physicians. However, it is not uncommon for a Chiropractor, Medical Doctor, or Doctor of Osteopathy to hold such a degree. This degree program teaches a student about the role of good and bad fats, detoxification, parasite prevention, geriatric therapies, energy healing, sports nutrition, and much more.
 
Course Title   Credit Hours
     

Alternative and Conventional Treatments I

 

3

Alternative and Conventional Treatments II

 

3

Alternative and Conventional Treatments III

 

3

Complementary Alternative Medicine* NOTE: If student has not taken a course in Anatomy & Physiology, it must be taken here. (Book—or a DVD will be provided based on student qualifications)

 


4

Healing Concepts

 

3

Nutritional Modalities (Book—or a DVD  will be provided based on student qualifications)

 

3

Healing Fats and Killing Fats

 

2

Microbiology

 

3

Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interaction

 

3

Western Medicine I (Merck)

 

3

Western Medicine II (Merck)

 

3

Practicum (Clientele Consulting, Jurisprudence [Law], and Certification by Kay K. Larson, Ph.D., author of "Starting a Business as a Natural Health Consultant: A Guide for the Professional”)

 


4

Counseling & Personalities Disorders

 

2

Detoxification*

 

2

Orthomolecular Medicine

 

2

Iridology*

 

3

Gerontology—Aging & Health*

 

2

Homeopathy*

 

3

Pathophysiology

 

3

Stress, Diet, and Your Heart

 

3

Anti-Aging Medicine

 

2

Low Fat Weight Loss*

 

3

The Fundamentals of Immunity

 

3

Religious Studies (This course is FREE and no credit is given. Choose one course from pgs 45-47.)

 

0

Dissertation (Thesis) Three (3) theses of 5,000 words each – total 15,000 words

 

3


Total Credit Hours   68
     

* Course may be substituted for an elective.

(BOOKS ARE INCLUDED IN TUITION FOR USA & US TERRITORIES ONLY)

 Doctor of Naturopathy Course Descriptions

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  IN STATES, PROVINCES, OR COUNTRIES WHERE THE N.D. DEGREE IS
PROHIBITED FOR NATURAL HEALTH PRACTICE WITHOUT A LICENSE, THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR    
OF TRADITIONAL NATUROPATHY (D.T.N.) MAY BE GRANTED TO A GRADUATE UPON REQUEST.