Maryland University of Integrative Health

Maryland University of Integrative Health

Graduate Certificate in Medical Herbalism

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Medical Herbalism

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Medical Herbalism program is designed specifically for doctors, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and other licensed and certified healthcare professionals who seek to be better informed about the safe and appropriate use of herbal medicine. The online courses allow participants from across the nation and across the globe to participate.

Program Highlights

Every day more of your patients and clients are consuming herbal products. Herbs and herbal supplements are a growing, multi-billion dollar industry that today consists primarily of consumers purchasing and using herbal products, often with a limited understanding of what they are buying and how to use them appropriately.

Maryland University of Integrative Health’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Herbalism provides a foundational knowledge of herbal medicine that emphasizes issues of quality, safety, and efficacy. Grounded in modern science and traditional herbal wisdom, the program provides an integrated and comprehensive perspective on the use of herbs in a variety of healthcare models.

This 12-credit program is offered online. On-campus projects and internships will be available for students to engage in hands-on learning in medicinal plant harvesting, processing, formulary, medicine making, and quality control analysis.

  • Exclusively designed for licensed and certified healthcare professionals. 
  • Delivered by internationally renowned experts and leaders in herbal medicine, health, and wellness
  • Focused on the most frequently used herbal medicines and supplements in the U.S. market, and their likely interactions with conventional pharmaceuticals
  • Designed to give you the capacity to have an open, informative dialogue about medicinal herbs with your patients, colleagues, and herbal experts
  • Includes 12 graduate-level academic credits delivered over 8 months
  • Approved for continuing education units and contact hours toward licensure requirements for select professions
  • Eligible for federal financial aid

Where can you go from here?


The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Herbalism integrates with a number of other programs at Maryland University of Integrative Health.

  • Master of Science in Therapeutic Herbalism: The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Herbalism contains the first 12 credits of our master’s degree, allowing you to seamlessly continue your herbal education.
  • Master of Arts in Health and Wellness Coaching: Nine to 12 credits of the Medical Herbalism program can be applied to the Medical Herbalism area of concentration in our health and wellness coaching program.
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health: Nine to 12 credits of the Medical Herbalism program can be applied to the Herbal Medicine area of concentration in our nutrition program.

Accreditation:

Maryland University of Integrative Health is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The university's graduate degrees and certificates are endorsed by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

International Student Requirements:

An applicant that has earned a bachelor’s degree or equivalent outside the United States, must submit an official evaluation from a foreign credential evaluation service confirming that the foreign degree earned is equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate. Students must order this evaluation independently, and must be received in a sealed envelope.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 12

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 755

In State Tuition (per year): 9120 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 9120 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Large Suburb

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