Holistic Medical Schools and Colleges in the U.S.

There are many types of holistic medical schools and programs 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.

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How to Select a Holistic Medical School

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. Joint or dual degree programs in holistic medicine and another field are also available at some holistic health colleges.

Not all credentials are offered by all schools. Students most select a school and program based on their current educational credentials, the prerequisites for schools' programs and their professional goals. For example, a master's degree in holistic health studies allows a student to work at a higher level than a simple certificate.

Students also must consider the availability of specialties offered by holistic medical schools. Holistic medical schools offer instruction and specializations in different areas, including in homeopathy, reflexology, massage therapy and nutrition.

Another major concern for many students in selecting a holistic medical school is cost. Many of the largest schools offering holistic medical programs are private. Typically, public schools in a student's home state offer the least expensive tuition, while out-of-state or private schools are a more expensive option.

Largest Colleges by Student Enrollment

College/University Student Population Institution Type
Metropolitan State College of Denver 21,729 4-year, Public
Drexel University 21,537 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Front Range Community College 15,695 2-year, Public
Anoka - Ramsey Community College 8,236 2-year, Public
Northern Essex Community College 7,020 2-year, Public
University of Bridgeport 5,323 4-year, Private not-for-profit
College of St. Catherine 5,201 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Mount Wachusett Community College 4,385 2-year, Public
Daemen College 2,716 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Johnson State College 1,898 4-year, Public
University of New Mexico - Taos Branch 1,306 2-year, Public
Everglades University 1,077 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Bastyr University 988 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences 331 4-year, Private not-for-profit
National College of Natural Medicine 71 4-year, Private not-for-profit
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      • Graduate: Doctorate, First Professional Degree, Master
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