Top Schools for Naturopathic Medicine

Following are the top schools and colleges for Naturopathic Medicine program:

National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) - It is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America. NCNM's Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine is a four-year program that trains holistic primary care physicians. The program prepares graduates to sit for board examinations in states and provinces that license NDs.

Bastyr University - The School of Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University has been named by The Princeton Review as one of the 168 best medical schools in the country. Bastyr's fully accredited ND program is internationally renowned for its rigorous curriculum, comprehensive clinical training and groundbreaking research.

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) - It is Canada's premier institute for education and research in naturopathic medicine. The doctor of naturopathic medicine program at CCNM is accredited by the CNME. This standing enables students to write the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations (NPLEX), offered by the NABNE. CCNM's ND program is a post-university professional program requiring a Bachelor's degree for admission.

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine - It is Western Canada's only CNME-accredited naturopathic medical school, offering students rigorous four- and six-year programs which culminate in an ND designation. The six-year program gives students the opportunity to learn at a slower pace and live a more balanced life. The Boucher Institute is committed to attracting well qualified faculty that are both experts in their field and skilled educators.

University of Bridgeport - The College of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport offers a program of professional education to prepare physicians to provide compassionate healthcare that addresses the cause of disease. The College is accredited by the Connecticut State Department of Higher Education to offer the degree of Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. It is also accredited by the CNME, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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