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August 27, 2021
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National University prepares students to become first-contact, primary care physicians fully qualified to diagnose, treat, and manage a wide range of conditions. We believe a superior education starts with an evidence-based, broad-scope curriculum emphasizing integrative medicine.
National University offers a comprehensive classical curriculum in traditional naturopathic medicine while preparing you to become a first-contact, primary-care doctor. You’ll be uniquely prepared for the real world of health care today through learning in our integrative medicine environment. You’ll graduate with the skill and confidence you need to not only practice, but to succeed and excel as a naturopathic physician.
National University offers a nine-trimester program leading to the master of science in oriental medicine degree (MSOM). Our traditional apprentice-style learning environment immerses students in the five branches of oriental medicine.
National University of Health Sciences offers a seven-trimester program leading to the master of science in acupuncture degree (MSAc). This degree will allow the graduate to take national board exams and achieve certification in most states to practice as a licensed acupuncturist.
National University’s bachelor’s degree completion program in biomedical science offers you the top quality of a private education at an affordable price. Students experience our graduate level faculty and are provided the opportunity to continue into any of our first professional programs.
Post Professional Degrees
The Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Practice (MSACP) is an advanced degree designed for first-professional health care providers including, DCs, NDs, MDs, and DOs. Offered exclusively online, the program provides an in-depth immersion into integrative medicine with outstanding faculty active in the profession.
The Master of Science in Diagnostic Imaging degree is limited to one participant per year and can only be received upon completion of the three-year, full-time residency in diagnostic imaging at National University.
Founded in 1906, National University of Health Sciences is a leader in the growing field of integrative medicine and is respected worldwide for success in balancing healing arts and science, combining broad-scope integrative medicine with patient-centered care.
National University sets the standard in training for careers in health care and provides a dynamic atmosphere where students, faculty and clinicians of various complementary and alternative health professions work together in an integrative environment.
National University is an established champion of research, high admission standards, accreditation, and academic excellence for its professions.
For more than a century, we have influenced the way health care is perceived, taught and practiced – and each year we continue moving the profession forward.
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Discover the latest insights from the field of integrative health, tips on pursuing a career in complementary and alternative medicine, and real stories from students who know what it takes to be successful.
Find free informative guides to financing your graduate degree, the many exciting complementary and alternative medicine career options, and much more in the Integrative Health Resource Library.
When Megan Feldt (NUHS ‘15) graduated with her bachelor of biomedical science from National University, she wanted to work for a company that could make a difference within the field of alternative medicine.
NUHS student Princess Burnett’s case study on Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis wins third place in NDNR scholarship competition
A case study by Princess Burnett, ND, a recent naturopathic medicine graduate and a current student in the NUHS Oriental Medicine program, was recently awarded third place as part of a scholarship competition hosted by Naturopathic Doctor News and Review (NDNR).
Rachel Francis, a student in National University’s chiropractic medicine program, was recently awarded the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, a one-year interdisciplinary, mentored fellowship program that fosters the leadership abilities of aspiring health professionals...
National University honored the Summer of 2021 graduating class during a Virtual Commencement Celebration. The celebration included a speech from President Joseph Stiefel, MS, EdD, DC, along with a presentation of 75 graduates who earned diplomas in chiropractic, naturopathic medicine, diagnostic imagining, acupuncture, oriental medicine, biomedical sciences and massage therapy.