Certificate in Advanced Herbalism – Day Program

  • January 9, 2023 to July 10, 2023
  • Monday through Wednesday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Classroom Instruction: 540 hours
  • Tuition: $6,200 (monthly payment plans available)
    • Deposit:  $800

The Advanced Day Herbalism Certificate 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.


A Certificate in Fundamentals of Medical Herbalism (Day or Evening program)

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).

Course Study and Hours:

  • Fundamentals of Vitalist Medicine: 51 hours
  • Vitalist Therapeutics for Acute Symptoms: 51 hours
  • Clinical Nutrition in the Vitalist Paradigm: 45 hours
  • Toxicity and Detoxification: 12 hours
  • Roots of Chronic Disease I – Nutrition, Digestion, and Immunity: 42 hours
  • Roots of Chronic Disease II – Insulin Resistance Syndrome: 12 hours
  • Reproduction and Vitalist Therapeutics: 24 hours
  • Safety, Side Effects, and Contraindications: 36 hours
  • Bach Flower Essence: 18 hours
  • Nature Observation and Field Trips: 36 hours
  • Interview Skills: 30 hours
  • Case Analysis: 30 hours
  • Professional Practicum: 20 hours
  • Materia Medica Independent Study: 90 hours
  • Advanced Herbal Pharmacy: 36 hours
  • Orientation / Exams: 7 hours

Occupational Objective

The program prepares the student with the skills necessary to offer advice on herbal and nutritional wellness in a retail or private office setting. Graduates of the Advanced Herbalism program will have a thorough set of skills in Vitalist Western Herbalism and Nutrition.

Contact Us

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