Earn Your Degree in Natural, Integrative and Mind / Body Medicine

 Whether you’re pursuing a college education for the first time or looking for a mid-life career change, the University of Natural Medicine caters to serious and self-motivated students who are passionate about making a difference in their own lives, the lives of their families and friends, their community, and the world at large.

We attract many health professionals looking to expand the modalities they can offer patients, clients and employers. Additionally, people from all walks of life and professional fields come to UNM looking to broaden their horizons with new skills and real-world training. We attract young students eager to understand the capabilities of nature to heal, to regenerate health, and to uplift the body, mind and spirit. Our students are graduated with the knowledge and abilities to provide solutions to the inharmonious state of health we find ourselves in today.

The University of Natural Medicine is devoted to higher education in the field of integrative and natural medicine, with educator designed degree, doctorate and diploma programs with distinguished educators and practitioners. Our uniquely designed course programs emphasize clinical and practical experience with practicing doctors and clinicians and embraces the mentorship experience that traditional medicine has been founded upon for thousands of years. We also offer engaging educational experiences with instructors that have a clinical and practical background.

Accreditation

The University of Natural Medicine is accredited by the American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. These two bodies examine and qualify educational programs that represent traditional medicines and holistic treatment programs. Our joint venture affiliations give us access to additional accrediting bodies, including recognition by the World Health Organization.

Joint Venture Affiliations

The University of Natural Medicine International has entered joint venture affiliation with the following organizations:

Open International University of Complementary Medicine (OIUCM)
Medicina Alternativa (MA)
University of Health and Spiritual Sciences (UHSS)

Through these reciprocating relationships, we can offer our students clinical training in international locations, including Sri Lanka and Mexico in addition to local clinical training. Our graduates will also have opportunities to gain additional certifications, such as ministerial credentials and the M.D.(MA) through these affiliations.

Board Certification Eligibility

Graduates of doctorates in integrative medicine and naturopathy are eligible for board certification with the American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board. Candidates may also be eligible for board certification as an Alternative Medicine Practitioner.

Some of the highlights of a University of Natural Medicine education:

Programs and courses may be taken separately or as part of a degree program. This enables students with the training, credentials and opportunity to expand their knowledge for inclusion into an active healthcare practice while also progressing toward a degree.

Degree programs include Bachelor of Science in Natural Health Sciences, Master of Science in Natural Health Sciences, Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Health Sciences, Doctor of Naturopathy, Doctor of Natural Medicine and Doctor of Integrative Medicine.
A distinguished faculty of professors nationally and internationally, with clinical and practical experience in the natural medicine fields.

Programs include online video course training, seminars, practical training, clinical training, seminar training, independent study by design and individualized training (mentorship) with instructors and clinicians.

Our in-depth programs may have specific course requirements, but they can also be individually designed to meet students’ needs, goals, vocation and life plan. 

Since 1996, the University of Natural Medicine, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) institution, has been an international leader in higher education in the field of Integrative and Natural Medicine. With a team of more than 50 esteemed professors, trainers, clinicians and practitioners, the University of Natural Medicine International offers to students all around the world, the opportunity to learn ancient traditional therapies under experienced professors.

The University of Natural Medicine provides a rigorous curriculum, conducted through online education combined with practical hands-on clinical training and externship training. Our international affiliate centers are also prepared to help you achieve your career goals and contribute to the expanding world of integrative, complimentary and natural medicine.

If it’s important to you to…

  • Understand the connection between your body, mind and spirit
  • Explore the power of self-healing
  • Support people in their healing journey with holistic, integrative and non-toxic approaches to healing
  • Learn more about the Holistic & Integrative Medicine approach to disease prevention and wellness
  • Grow a meaningful business that fits your values
  • Make a positive difference and impact on both a personal and global scale

Then welcome to the University of Natural Medicine!

To find out how to reach your academic goals, take a closer look at our degree programs.

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