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
PH5103N Cellular Physiology and Hematology
BC5104N Human Biochemistry
BC5105N Clinical Biochemistry
FH5106N Fundamentals of Natural Medicine and Historical Perspectives
NT5110N Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine I

Term Two (Trimester 2)

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

Term Three (Trimester 3)

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

Term Four (Trimester 4)

Course 28.0 Total Credits
PH5405N Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Physiology
GE5404N Medical Genomics
PA5402N Systems Pathology II
MI5403N Medical Microbiology II
NN5406N Science of Diet and Nutrition
HY5409N Hydrotherapy and Traditional Naturopathy
EM5408N Evaluation and Management of the Head, Neck and Cervical Spine
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
EM6103N Evaluation and Management of the GI/GU and Reproductive Systems
EM6104N Evaluation and Management of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
NN6107N Pharmacology I
NN6108N Botanical Medicine I
NP6109N Introduction to Naturopathic Primary Care
NT6110N Advanced Naturopathic Clinical Theory
NN6112N Homeopathy II
NP6106N Evaluation and Management of the Neurological System
EM6101N Evaluation and Management of the Extremities

Term Two (Trimester 6)

Course 25.5 Total Credits
EM6202N Physical and Laboratory Diagnosis
NN6206N Pharmacology II
NT6210N Applied Naturopathic Clinical Theory
NN6212N Homeopathy III
NB6213N ND Practice Management I
MM6209N Advanced Manual Therapy Techniques
NX6215N Advanced Laboratory Diagnosis and Endocrinology
RA6207N Imaging Diagnosis

Term Three (Trimester 7)

Course 26.5 Total Credits
NN6301N Clinical Nutrition
EM6305N Psychopathology and Health Psychology
FR6307N Physiological Therapeutics - Modalities
NN6308N Botanical Medicine II
NN6312N Homeopathy IV
NB6313N ND Practice Management II
ND6315N Hydrotherapy Clinical Rotation
ND6317N Clinic Observation
NX6318N Clinical Problem Solving

Term Four (Trimester 8)

Course 26.5 Total Credits
ND6410N Internship I
NN6412N Advanced Naturopathic Botanical Prescribing
EM6406N Dermatology
NB6413N ND Practice Management III / Jurisprudence
NX6414N Doctor-Patient Relationship
NN6416N Advanced Nutrition: Functional Medicine
NP6417N Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine
NP6418N Naturopathic Management of Special Populations: Geriatric, Pediatric, Adolescent, Pre-Natal, Peri-Natal

This is a 2-term Phase III schedule.

Term One (Trimester 9)

Course 21.0 Total Credits
NP6419N Environmental Medicine/Rheumatology/Autoimmunity
NN7109N Botanical Medicine IV: Advanced Materia Medica
ST7107N Minor Surgery / Emergency Procedures
ND7110N Internship II

Term Two (Trimester 10)

Course 14.0 Total Credits
ND7210N Internship III
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