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Advanced Herbalism Certificate. Advanced Herbalism Certification

Advanced Course

The Advanced Herbalism Certification Program courses are taught in unified modules of closely related material. In a clinical setting, the herbalist gathers information, research, and material from basic anatomy and physiology, pathology, herbal Materia Medica, therapeutic strategies, clinical nutrition, pharmacology, and interview skills.

  • Intermediate Level
  • Immersive Learning
  • Community Focused
  • Apothecary on Site
  • Grounded in Science
  • Approved School Educator
  • Requirement for the Clinic Program
  • 3-5 hours of Independent Study per Week

Prerequisite

A Certificate in Fundamentals of Medical Herbalism, or a passing grade of an 80% or higher on the placement exam (this exam is for students who have studied herbalism extensively in Materia Medica, herbal pharmacy, nutrition, flower essences, and physiology).

Advanced Course

The Advanced Herbalism Certification Program courses are taught in unified modules of closely related material. In a clinical setting, the herbalist gathers information, research, and material from basic anatomy and physiology, pathology, herbal Materia Medica, therapeutic strategies, clinical nutrition, pharmacology, and interview skills.

  • Intermediate Level
  • Immersive Learning
  • Community Focused
  • Apothecary on Site
  • Grounded in Science
  • Approved School Educator
  • Requirement for the Clinic Program
  • 3-5 hours of Independent Study per Week

Prerequisite

A Certificate in Fundamentals of Medical Herbalism, or a passing grade of an 80% or higher on the placement exam (this exam is for students who have studied herbalism extensively in Materia Medica, herbal pharmacy, nutrition, flower essences, and physiology).

Advanced Program Details

First Semester

  • Program Begins August 13, 2025 
  • Orientation: Tuesday, August 13, 2025
  • Midterm: December 18, 2025

Second Semester

  • Program Begins January 7, 2026
  • Final Exam: Tuesday, May 20 , 2026
  • Closing Ceremony: May 21, 2026
Please email us for a detailed schedule including breaks and holidays. 

Questions?   Email us and we will get right back to you!

Affordable Payment Program for Advanced

Program Item
Item Cost
First Semester
$3,375
Second Semester
$3,375
Books and Materials
$125
Application Fee
$50
TOTAL
$6,825

Would You Like a Closer Look at the Programs?

Options after Graduating with Your Certificate in the Advanced Herbalism Program:

The Advanced program provides a deep understanding of vitalist therapeutics, acute symptoms, medical herbalism and nutrition to anyone looking to work in the herbal, nutrition and health supplement industries.  After completing the Advanced Medical Herbalism program, you’ll be prepared to take your education to the next level and apply to the Clinic Program.

Course Study & Hours

TOTAL HOURS = 540
Don’t forget to add time for independent study!

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