A program that prepares individuals to utilize the materia medica and clinical practices of Western, Native American, African, Australasian, and other herbal medicine traditions to prevent and cure illness and temporary physical disorders. Includes instruction in basic anatomy, physiology, pathology, and toxicology; nutrition; terminology and materia medica; therapeutic herbalism; herbal pharmacy; botanicals and ethnobotany; wildcrafting and harvesting; labeling and dispensing phytotherapy; counterindications; practice management; consultation skills; and professional standards and ethics.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Maryland University of Integrative Health||30||14%||N/A|
|3||Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine||5||22%||N/A|
|4||Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-New York||4||3%||$11,376|
|5||Southwest Institute of Healing Arts||2||0%||N/A|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Herbalism/Herbalist program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.