Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Trimester-by-Trimester Curriculum

Learn more about our innovative curriculum by viewing the course schedule.

Total Program Credits: 251

This is a 4-term Phase I schedule. This phase may also be completed in 5 or 6 terms. Your advisor will work with you to determine whether you should follow this 4-term track or choose the 5-term or 6-term track.

Flexible Track Options: View comparison of 4-term, 5-term, and 6-term tracks

Phase I: Term One (25.5 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
AN5101N Spine and Extremities Anatomy 5.0
AN5102N Spine and Extremities Anatomy Lab 3.5
AN5107N Histology and Embryology I 2.5
BC5104N Human Biochemistry 4.0
BC5105N Clinical Biochemistry 1.5
FH5106N Fundamentals of Natural Medicine & Historical Perspectives 3.0
NT5110N Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine I 2.0
PH5103N Cellular Physiology & Hematology 4.0

Phase I: Term Two (27.5 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
AN5203N Neuroanatomy 5.5
AN5214N Head and Neck Anatomy 3.5
EM5207N Evaluation & Management of the Chest & Thoracic Spine 3.0
MI5205N Fundamentals of Public Health 3.0
MM5220N Manipulation of the Thoracic Spine 1.0
NN5212N Homeopathy I 1.0
NT5210N Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine II 1.0
NT5211N Basic Science Applications: Determinants of Health 1.5
PA5204N Fundamentals of Pathology 3.0
PH5208N Neurophysiology 3.5
RA5206N Normal Radiographic Anatomy and Variants 1.5

Phase I: Term Three (28 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
AN5304N Thorax, Abdomen & Pelvic Anatomy 2.0
AN5305N Thorax, Abdomen & Pelvic Anatomy Lab 2.0
AN5307N Histology & Embryology II 2.5
BC5308N Nutritional Biochemistry I 2.0
EM5309N Evaluation & Management of the Abdomen, Pelvis & Lumbar Spine 3.0
MI5303N Medical Microbiology I 4.5
MM5320N Manipulation of the Lumbo-Sacral, T/L Junction & Pelvis 1.0
NP5312N Introduction to Naturopathic Counseling 1.5
ON5311N Oriental Medicine (ND) 1.5
PA5302N Systems Pathology I 4.0
PH5306N Neuroendocrinology, GI & Reproductive Physiology 4.0

Phase I: Term Four (26 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
BC5409N Nutritional Biochemistry II 1.0
EM5408N Evaluation & Management of the Head, Neck & Cervical Spine 3.0
GE5404N Medical Genomics 1.0
MI5403N Medical Microbiology II 5.0
MM5420N Manipulation of the Cervical Spine, CT Junction & First Rib 1.0
NN5406N Science of Diet and Nutrition 3.0
PA5402N Systems Pathology II 6.0
PH5405N Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Physiology 5.0
RE5410N Evidence-Based Practice: Critical Appraisal of the Biomedical Literature 1.0

This is a 4-term Phase II schedule. This phase may also be completed in 5 or 6 terms. Your advisor will work with you to determine whether you should follow this 4-term track or choose the 5-term or 6-term track.

Phase II: Term One (28.5 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
EM6103N Evaluation & Management of the GI/GU and Reproductive Systems 4.0
EM6104N Evaluation & Management of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems 3.0
EM6106N Evaluation & Management of the Neurological System 3.0
EM6120N Evaluation & Management of the Extremities 4.0
NN6107N Pharmacology I 3.0
NN6108N Botanical Medicine I 3.0
NN6112N Homeopathy II 4.0
NP6109N Introduction to Naturopathic Primary Care 3.5
NT6110N Advanced Naturopathic Clinical Theory 1.0

Phase II: Term Two (26.5 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
BU6201N Principles of Marketing & Communication 2.0
EM6202N Physical and Laboratory Diagnosis 4.5
EM6203N Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis 3.0
EM6213N Phlebotomy & Specimen Collection Lab 0.5
HY5409N Hydrotherapy & Traditional Naturopathy 2.0
MM6220N Advanced Manual Therapy Techniques 1.5
ND6317N Clinic Observation 2.0
NN6206N Pharmacology II 3.0
NN6212N Homeopathy III 4.0
NY6210N Applied Naturopathic Clinical Theory 2.0
RA6207N Imaging Diagnosis 2.0

Phase II: Term Three (27 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
BU6306N Business Planning 2.0
EM6304N Advanced Diagnosis & Problem Solving 2.0
EM6305N Psychopathology & Health Psychology 3.0
FR6307N Physiological Therapeutics: Modalities 4.5
ND6315N Hydrotherapy Clinical Rotation 1.0
NN6301N Clinical Nutrition 4.0
NN6308N Botanical Medicine II 4.0
NN6312N Homeopathy IV 4.0
NX6215N Advanced Laboratory Diagnosis & Endocrinology 2.5

Phase II: Term Four (24 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
EM6405N Doctor-Patient Relationship 2.0
EM6406N Dermatology 1.5
ND6410N Internship I 9.0
NN6412N Botanical Medicine III: Advanced Naturopathic Botanical Prescribing 3.0
NN6416N Advanced Nutrition: Functional Medicine 2.0
NP6415N Advanced Topics in Women's Health 1.0
NP6417N Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine 4.5
NP6418N Naturopathic Management of Special Populations 1.0

This is a 2-term Phase III schedule.

Phase III: Term One (24 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
NB6413N ND Practice Management: Jurisprudence 2.0
ND7110N Internship II 16.0
NN7109N Botanical Medicine IV: Advanced Materia Medica 1.0
NP6419N Environmental Medicine / Toxicology / Detoxification 1.5
NP7419N Pediatrics 2.0
ST7107N Minor Surgery 1.5

Phase III: Term Two (14 Total Credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
ND7210N Internship III 14.0