Holistic Medical Schools and Colleges in the U.S.

Many types of holistic medical schools and programs are available. When selecting a holistic medical college, students must consider the type of credential they're seeking, available specialties, their career goals, and tuition expenses.

The first decision most students will make when selecting a holistic medical school is what credential they're seeking. Holistic medical schools offer programs that award certificates, bachelor's degrees or master's degrees.

10 Schools with Holistic Medical Programs

These are ten of the best schools offering holistic medical education in the United States as of 2016, featuring up-to-date tuition information from the 2015-2016 school year.

College/University Location Institution Type Degrees Offered Tuition (2015-2016)*
Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, CO 4-year, Public Bachelor's degree $6,420 for in-state
$20,057 for out-of-state
Drexel University Philadelphia, PA 4-year, Private Postgraduate Certificate Program $31,519 (graduate)
Front Range Community College Westminster, CO 2-year, Public Certificate, Associate's degree $3,527 for in-state
$13,244 for out-of-state
Anoka - Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids, MN 2-year, Public Certificate, Associate's degree $5,022
Georgian Court University Lakewood, NJ 4-year, Private Postgraduate certificate, Master's degree $16,070 (graduate)
St. Catherine University Saint Paul, MN 4-year, Private Master's $13,878 (graduate)
University of Bridgeport Bridgeport, CT 4-year, Private Doctorate degree $13,200**(doctoral tuition)
Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner, MA 2-year, Public Associate's degree $5,188 for in-state/$10,108 for out-of-state
Daemen College Amherst, NY 4-year, Private Bachelor's degree $25,995
Johnson State College Johnson, VT 4-year, Public Bachelor's degree $11,018 for in-state
$23,714 for out-of-state

Sources: *National Center for Education Statistics, **School website (2016-2017)

School Selection Criteria

There are many factors to consider when choosing where to attend school for holistic medicine. Consider the following when looking for holistic medical schools:

  • Students must consider the availability of specialties offered by holistic medical schools including homeopathy, reflexology, massage therapy, and nutrition.
  • Many of the largest schools offering holistic medical programs are private, so cost will be an important factor.
  • Joint or dual degree programs in holistic medicine and another field are also available at some holistic health colleges.

Students have the opportunity to enroll in graduate and undergraduate degrees in holistic medicine, as well as certificate programs. These programs are often equipped for specialization through different focuses and joint degree availability.

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