Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Trimester-by-Trimester Curriculum

Learn more about our innovative curriculum by viewing the course schedule.

Total Program Credits: 251

This is a 4-term Phase I schedule. This phase may also be completed in 5 or 6 terms. Your advisor will work with you to determine whether you should follow this 4-term track or choose the 5-term or 6-term track.

Flexible Track Options: View comparison of 4-term, 5-term, and 6-term tracks

Term One (Trimester 1)

Course 25.5 Total Credits
AN5101N Spine and Extremities Anatomy
AN5102N Spine and Extremities Anatomy Lab
AN5107N Histology and Embryology I
BC5104N Human Biochemistry
BC5105N Clinical Biochemistry
FH5106N Fundamentals of Natural Medicine & Historical Perspectives
NT5110N Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine I
PH5103N Cellular Physiology & Hematology

Term Two (Trimester 2)

Course 27.5 Total Credits
AN5203N Neuroanatomy
AN5214N Head and Neck Anatomy
EM5207N Evaluation & Management of the Chest & Thoracic Spine
MI5205N Fundamentals of Public Health
NN5212N Homeopathy I
NT5210N Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine II
NT5211N Basic Science Applications: Determinants of Health
PA5204N Fundamentals of Pathology
PH5208N Neurophysiology
RA5206N Normal Radiographic Anatomy and Variants

Term Three (Trimester 3)

Course 28.0 Total Credits
AN5304N Thorax, Abdomen & Pelvic Anatomy
AN5305N Thorax, Abdomen and Pelvic Anatomy Lab
AN5307N Histology and Embryology II
BC5308N Nutritional Biochemistry
EM5309N Evaluation & Management of the Abdomen, Pelvis & Lumbar Spine
MI5303N Medical Microbiology I
NP5312N Introduction to Naturopathic Counseling
ON5311N Oriental Medicine (ND)
PA5302N Systems Pathology I
PH5306N Neuroendocrinology, GI & Reproductive Physiology

Term Four (Trimester 4)

Course 26.0 Total Credits
BC5409N Nutritional Biochemistry II
EM5408N Evaluation & Management of the Head, Neck & Cervical Spine
GE5404N Medical Genomics
MI5403N Medical Microbiology II
NN5406N Science of Diet and Nutrition
PA5402N Systems Pathology II
PH5405N Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Physiology
RE5410N Evidence-Based Practice: Critical Appraisal of the Biomedical Literature

This is a 4-term Phase II schedule. This phase may also be completed in 5 or 6 terms. Your advisor will work with you to determine whether you should follow this 4-term track or choose the 5-term or 6-term track.

Term One (Trimester 5)

Course 28.5 Total Credits
EM6101N Evaluation & Management of the Extremities
EM6103N Evaluation & Management of the GI/GU and Reproductive Systems
EM6104N Evaluation & Management of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
EM6106N Evaluation & Management of the Neurological System
NN6107N Pharmacology I
NN6108N Botanical Medicine I
NN6112N Homeopathy II
NP6109N Introduction to Naturopathic Primary Care
NT6110N Advanced Naturopathic Clinical Theory

Term Two (Trimester 6)

Course 26.5 Total Credits
EM6202N Physical and Laboratory Diagnosis
HY5409N Hydrotherapy & Traditional Naturopathy
MM6209N Advanced Manual Therapy Techniques
NB6213N ND Practice Management I
ND6317N Clinic Observation
NN6206N Pharmacology II
NN6212N Homeopathy III
NY6210N Applied Naturopathic Clinical Theory
RA6207N Imaging Diagnosis

Term Three (Trimester 7)

Course 27.0 Total Credits
EM6304N Advanced Diagnosis & Problem Solving
EM6305N Psychopathology & Health Psychology
FR6307N Physiological Therapeutics: Modalities
NB6313N ND Practice Management II
ND6315N Hydrotherapy Clinical Rotation
NN6301N Clinical Nutrition
NN6308N Botanical Medicine II
NN6312N Homeopathy IV
NX6215N Advanced Laboratory Diagnosis & Endocrinology

Term Four (Trimester 8)

Course 24.0 Total Credits
EM6405N Doctor-Patient Relationship
EM6406N Dermatology
ND6410N Internship I
NN6412N Botanical Medicine III: Advanced Naturopathic Botanical Prescribing
NN6416N Advanced Nutrition: Functional Medicine
NP6415N Advanced Topics in Women's Health
NP6417N Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine
NP6418N Naturopathic Management of Special Populations

This is a 2-term Phase III schedule.

Term One (Trimester 9)

Course 24.0 Total Credits
NB6413N ND Practice Management III: Jurisprudence
ND7110N Internship II
NN7109N Botanical Medicine IV: Advanced Materia Medica
NP6419N Environmental Medicine / Toxicology / Detoxification
NP7419N Pediatrics
ST7107N Minor Surgery

Term Two (Trimester 10)

Course 14.0 Total Credits
ND7210N Internship III