Naturopathic medicine encompasses the diagnosis and management of primary care patients through the use of natural means that include naturopathic counseling, nutrition, wellness counseling, botanicals, physical medicine, homeopathy, physiotherapy, electrotherapy, natural pharmaceuticals, and minor surgery. National University of Health Sciences teaches the tenets and philosophy of the profession and the profession's unique and all-encompassing natural approach to the patient.
In addition to previously receiving accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission to offer its doctor of naturopathic medicine degree program, National University's ND program was granted full accreditation by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education on October 13, 2012. Accreditation allows NUHS graduates to sit for the NPLEX examinations, which are the gateway to practice in licensed states.
National University is also a member of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges which was established to propel and foster the naturopathic medical profession by actively supporting the academic efforts of accredited and recognized schools of naturopathic medicine.
Certain requirements must be satisified for admission to the program. Learn more »