A Professional Naturopath practices Traditional Naturopathy.
A Naturopath guides and teaches their client in natural health approaches such as fasting and detoxification, dietary improvements, the use of herbs, hot baths, aromatherapy, exercise, rest, sunshine, and many other natural health modalities.
A Traditional Naturopath does not undertake to "diagnose" or "treat diseases," but rather recognizes that the majority of sub-health conditions are cumulative lifestyle effects, and that the underlying cause of what we call "disease" (or, "dis-ease") is improper diet, unhealthy habits, and environmental factors which cause biological imbalances leading to a weakening of the bodies’ natural defenses and subsequent breakdown in health.
The Professional Naturopath Degree Program is a comprehensive curriculum that educates and equips the student with knowledge and skills in order to effectively help individuals toward the path of true wellness. The program consists of multiple courses
that are comprised of eBooks. Some eBooks are included with the courses, others need to be purchased. Only a few books are available in physical textbook form.
A professional degree helps students prepare for careers in specific fields, such as law, pharmacy, medicine, naturopathy, etc. The length of the programs vary, and can span anywhere from one to five years. This special professional degree, in credit hours, is greater than an associate and less than a bachelors.
Requirements for enrollment: High School Diploma or GED
Duration of Study: It is a self-paced, distance learning program that generally takes 24 to 30 months to complete.The courses and instructions are emailed to you and most exams can be taken online.The courses are taken in the order that they appear in the course outline Students have access to instructors for help. See the FAQ page for more information about our school.
Total Credit Hours: 75
50.00 per Credit Hour
Award: Professional Naturopath Degree
This is a special professional degree
Alternative Award (upon request):
Natural Health Practitioner Professional Degree
The Alternative Award is usually used in the States where the ND is not allowed.
Designations that the graduate is authorized by New Eden School to use:
ND (Naturopath Degree)
PND (Professional Naturopath Degree)
NHP (Natural Health Practitioner)
ND graduates can apply for board certification with the following organizations:
American Council for Holistic Medicine
American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB)
American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board (ANMCB)
Naturopathic registration is available through:
For those that desire to meet the WHO (World Health Organization) Standards for Naturopathy Training, graduates would need to complete 400 actual hours of internship (hands-on).
New Eden School will then credit graduates with 25 credits (400 hours) on their transcript.
Note: All credits from the Professional Naturopath Degree Program can be transferred towards a Doctor of Traditional Naturopathy (ND) Degree or
the Doctor of Natural Medicine Degree (D.N.M).
To earn a Doctor of Traditional Naturopathy, after completing this professional program, the following are needed:
* 430 Clinical Internship Hours (27 Credit Hours)
* 27 Credit Hours of Additional Courses and the Doctoral Dissertation