Herbology

 

Herbal medicine (or botanical medicine) refers to using the seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers from plants for medicinal purposes. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history.

AMNAH College is listed on the the American Herbalists Guild.

AMNAH College offers programs of study in herbal medicine that provide the student all the needed knowledge and skills: Certificate and Diploma in herbology, Master Medical Herbalist, and Doctorate in Herbal Medicine.

Herbology Certificate

Requirements: High school diploma or GED

Award: Herbology Certificate in the specified course

Total credits: 14

Core course credits: 8

  • MED 6010 Botanical/Herbal Medicine I (8 Credits)

Elective: 6 Credits

Tuition: $50/credit hour

Full Tuition: $700

Herbology Diploma

Requirements: High school diploma or GED

Award: Herbology Diploma

Total credits: 20

Core course credits: 16

  • MED 6010 Botanical/Herbal Medicine I (8 Credits)

  • MED 6020 Botanical/Herbal Medicine II (8 Credits)

Online Formulation Training: 4 credits

Tuition: $50/credit hour

Full Tuition: $1,000

Master Medical Herbalist

Requirements:

  • Course in anatomy and physiology or demonstrated knowledge in anatomy and physiology equivalent to the course offered by AMNAH College: BioMed 5000 Systematic Human Anatomy & Physiology (8 Credits)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Students who do not hold a bachelor’s degree can seek the accelerated, condensed BS/MMH dual degree program in Herbal Medicine

  • Advanced placement is possible for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in a related field such as nursing, nutrition, botany, and biochemistry

Award: Master’s Degree in Medical Herbology (Master Medical Herbalist)

Total credits: 40

Core course credits: 32

  • BioMed 5100 Systematic Pathophysiology (8 Credits)

  • MED 6010 Botanical/Herbal Medicine I (8 Credits)

  • MED 6020 Botanical/Herbal Medicine II (8 Credits)

  • MED 6030 Botanical/Herbal Medicine III (8 Credits)

Online Formulation Training: 4 credits

Online Clinical Cases: 4 credits

Tuition: $50/credit hour

Full Tuition: $2,000

Doctorate in Herbal Medicine

Requirements:

  • Course in anatomy and physiology or demonstrated knowledge in anatomy and physiology equivalent to the course offered by AMNAH College: BioMed 5000 Systematic Human Anatomy & Physiology (8 Credits)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Students who do not hold a bachelor’s degree can seek the accelerated, condensed BS/DHM dual degree program in Herbal Medicine

  • Advanced placement is possible for students who already hold a master’s degree in a related field such as nursing, nutrition, botany, and biochemistry

Award: Doctor of Herbal Medicine

Total credits: 80

Core course credits: 44

  • BioMed 5100 Systematic Pathophysiology (8 Credits)

  • Med 6010 Botanical/Herbal Medicine I (8 Credits)

  • Med 6020 Botanical/Herbal Medicine II (8 Credits)

  • Med 6030 Botanical/Herbal Medicine III (8 Credits)

  • Med 6045 Aromatherapy (6 Credits)

  • Med 6050 Homeopathy (6 Credits)

Specialty and elective courses: 12 Credits

Electives can be chosen from any of the courses offered by AMNAH College. It is recommended that the student chose the elective courses from a secondary area of specialty like diabetes care, nutrition, natural medicine or any other area the student wish to have as a specialty.

Thesis: 12 Credits

Online Formulation Training: 6 Credits

Online Clinical Cases: 6 Credits

Tuition: $50/credit hour

Full Tuition: $4,000

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