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With this page we bring the viewer a listing of major Colleges/Universities/Schools of Alternative Medicine in the U.S. and around the world. The interest in getting back to alternative/holostic/complimentary medicine as well as agriculture (See SAFE below) is a "headlong rush" from that offered by Western medicine and its "drug - lets hope this does it (cover the symptoms) approach", which is just not working. (Read Notice) Over 48% of people desiring healthcare (in the U.S.), according to various publications and sources this last year (1998) went for the "holistic" alternative approach. (Disclaimer: Some of these may not be fully accredited)

As a result, the names of educational institutions, many which have been teaching and fully accredited for their students, are getting substantial increases in enrollments. We thought our viewers would like to look in Karinya for these sources, thus, we present our list, which is expected to grow rapidly. Please give us your comments and suggestions to make our web site more responsive to your needs.




ACNT Brochure


Australasian College of Natural Therapies
57 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 (close to Sydney) Telephone: (02) 9211 7744, Fax: (02) 9281 4411, Email: info@acnt.edu.au, Website: www.acnt.edu.au

The College was established 1981 to meet the growing demand of interest in all aspects of natural medicine. Since then the College has evolved into one of the most dynamic and progressive schools of health. It has gained a world-wide reputation for academic excellence and a high level of student satisfaction. A.C.N.T. has gained government and industry accreditation plus integrating the A.C.N.T. Naturopathic programme with the University of New England Partnerships gaining a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) Degree from this University in addition to its own accreditation.

If you would like a copy of their Prospectus (Australia - illustrated at left) If you would like a copy of their Prospectus (Australia - illustrated at left) please send an email to info@acnt.edu.au. They offer one of if not the most complete and encompassing programmes in a variety of Natural Therapies. The College is also located in the countries of United States (Oregon), Central & South America, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, New Zealand and Asia proper. The U.S. (Oregon) college is licensed by the Oregon Dept. of Education and approved to offer continuing education credit to Pharmacists, Registered Nurses and Licensed Massage Therapists. To contact the U.S. college please call (503) 697-5992 or you may find them on the Internet at www.herbed.com. If you wish, you can receive a free copy of the College prospectus.


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Dorene Petersen, President 503 244 0726 ext 14

The American College of Healthcare Sciences
5940 SW Hood Ave Portland OR 97239 Phone: (503) 244-0726; Fax: (503) 244-0727 Email: achs@achs.edu
Internet: The American College of Healthcare Sciences

Live Your Passion! Find out how ACHS can help you live your passion. Call today toll free 800.487.8839 and schedule your admissions interview with an experienced ACHS Advisor. Your passion for a healthy lifestyle can be your career too!

Australasian College of Health Sciences. 5940 SW Hood Ave, Portland, OR 97239 , 1-800-487- 8839 mailto:achs@achs.edu. Nationally Accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC).

Personal Message from the President:
I want you to be satisfied with every experience you have with the College. If you are not satisfied for any reason, or if you are delighted with ACHS support, I want to hear about it personally. You may email me at feedback@achs.edu with your feedback.

Come visit the ACHS Blogs at the ACHS homepage: http://www.achs.edu.
http://achsedu-natural-health-education.blogspot.com/
http://achsaromatherapy.blogspot.com/



School of Natural 
Healing School of Natural Healing

The School of Natural Healing
Springville, UT U.S.A. 84663
Telephone: 1-800-372-8255, Fax: 1-801-489-8341
Email: snh@avpro.com, , Website: www.schoolofnaturalhealing.com

Founded by Dr. John R Christopher in 1953, the School of Natural Healing has been the means for thousands of students to begin and further their herbal knowledge and wisdom. The School will show you that you can become your own doctor in as little as an hour each day, you could become a qualified healer and teacher in less than 2 years - all in the comfort of your own home.

They have two basic programs - the Master Herbalist and Iridology, A Holistic Approach, the latter with three levels one can achieve. The School is registered under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act, For more information please contact the School at snh@avpro.com




P.O. Box 2060
Burleigh Junction,
QLD 4220, Australia,
Tele: +61 07 5522-0404,
Fax: +61 07 5522-0505,
Email: academy@onthenet.com.au, Internet: www.safetherapies.com.au

SAFE (Sustainable Agriculture & Food Enterprises Pty Ltd,) world leaders in whole food nutrition and health products, have established the Academy of SAFE Therapies, a nationally recognized fully accrdited teaching college for the study of Natural Medicine and Sustainable Agriculture. Studies range from self-interest to those providing an Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy and Bachelor of Naturopathy.

The goal of the Academy is to assist students to attain their academic goals using the latest technology, based on sound, natural philosophies of healthy foods, soils, therapies, lifestyles and environments. Courses cover all popular therapies in natural medicine and integrate sustainable agriculture principles along with environmental issues.

Certificate courses in Natural therapies available at this time include Massage, Aromatherapy, and Reflexology. Although the Academy courses are full fee paying, Austudy and Youth Allowance are available to eligible students, in addition to student loans through local banks. Distance education students are given full course notes, text and multimedia support. The future developments of interactive presentations, on campus and via the internet, are expected to enhance learning. Students are taught effectively and economically, using the latest technologies (already wired in and waiting clearance of AU government), and can become capable practioners. Classes are held in the traditional manner on a very modern and up-to-date university campus in Burleigh Junction, to give students a wide choice in deciding how to study most effectively.


BASTYR UNIVERSITY
14500 Juanita Drive NE, Bothell, Washington 98011, Telephone: 425-602-3100
Bastyr on the Internet

Bastyr University offers a two-year upper-division program that leads to a Bachelor of Science in Natural Health Sciences. Undergraduates may choose to major in nutrition or Oriental medicine. In both majors there is a strong emphasis on broad education in the life sciences, preparing students to pursue graduate degrees in a variety of related areas. The University also offers graduate programs in nutrition and acupuncture, as well as a professional program in naturopathic medicine. Baccalaureate graduates who elect to continue in the acupuncture program can earn a Master of Science degree, designed to meet the requirements for national licensure in acupuncture.

Undergraduates majoring in nutrition may complete the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) designed to fulfill academic requirements for Registered Dietitian (RD) eligibility. Bastyr University is a small independent university with a strong sense of community that fosters both academic and personal support. Undergraduate students enjoy a collegial relationship with graduate and professional students, as well as with faculty and staff.

Majors and Degrees
Bastyr University offers the Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Nutrition and Oriental Medicine. This degree program provides the third and fourth years of an undergraduate program, offers a strong foundation in the health sciences, and provides an excellent preprofessional education for careers in nutrition, acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, and other health-care professions.




American Naturopathic Association,
Benedict Lust School of Naturopathy
Formerly the American School of Naturopathy,
New York City New York (est.) 1896
President George A.Freibott N.D. M.D. D.N.B
6813 Ninth Street N.W. Washington D.C. 20012



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Southwest Institute of Healing Arts is an accredited private college for Holistic Healthcare Careers. They offer hundreds of continuing education programs....Massage Therapy, Body-Mind Psychology, Western Herbalism, Polarity, Reflexology, Oriental Bodywork, Nutrition, Holistic Health Care, Hypnotherapy, Yoga and much more!

Massage Therapy is the fastest growing career in the health field today! Make good money, set your own hours, be your own boss! Own your own business, work in fabulous resort spas, health clubs, doctor's offices or in corporate offices. We also have a Healing Arts Registry & Placement group.

Call 480-994-9244 or Toll Free at 1-888-504-9106, Website: www.swiha.org
1100 E. Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281

NOTE: SWIHA has just been awarded Best School of the Year by the Arizona Private School Association. These included best Student Placement Practice, best Student Organization and best Wildcard Practice for Innovation andd Creativity in the Classroom. Financial aid also available to those who qualify. Check us out!


IAPM
International Academy for Preventive Medicine

IAPM believes that a society may judge its success by analyzing the maintenance, migration, promotion and enhancement of the physical and mental health of its citizens, as well as the quality of its environment. The Academy exists, therefore, to promote, disseminate, and cultivate knowledge and information concerning preventive medicine, health promotion and environmental studies. These fields encompass not only organized medicine as it is viewed by the general public but also include diet, nutrition, fitness, wellness, mental health and individual responsibility as key elements of an enriched quality of life. The Academy, in addition, supports a variety of ecological projects in the belief that all living systems are interdependent for their survival. .


7078 Airlie Road, Warrenton, Virginia 20187, Voice - 800-296-3651,
Fax - 540-349-4236 Email scooper@iapm.org
Website: http://www.iapm.org/


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College of Naturopathic and Traditional Medicine

Created in 1973 the College has grown to be one of if not the largest and most respected institution dedicated to the education of natural therapists. The College operates an open-university style where one can plan and implement a program suited to their own needs and desires.

79 Lithgow Street, St. Leonards NSW 2065 Australia
Telephone: +61 2 9438 3333
Fax: +61 2 9436 0503, Email: info@naturecare.com.au
Website: www.naturecare.com.au


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1455 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Suite 100, Washington, DC 20004 Telephone: 202-349-4041 FAX: 202-625-8301
Email: webmaster@fnun.edu | Website: www.fnun.edu
Contact Dr. William von Peters, President
at: Telephone/Fax: 423 265-5838

Founded in 1911, the year 2004 is the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the United States School of Naturopathy by Dr. Frederick W. Collins, one of the founding fathers of Naturopathy in America. In 1916 the United States School adopted the business name of First National University of Naturopathy, as it embraced colleges of Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, and Allied Sciences, as well as Naturopathy, within its academic borders.


715C Signal Mountain Road, Chattanooga, TN, 37405, Telephone/Fax: 423 265-5838



Founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1983, by seven progressive, forward-thinking physicians, the International College of Integrative Medicine (a not-for-profit medical society), has since expanded far beyond its original regional environs into a rapidly growing association with nationwide and international membership. As was true at its beginning, ICIM today continues to focus on educating health care professionals in the latest research-supported techniques and emerging holistic therapies that show promise for improving patient care.

International College of Integrative Medicine
PO Box 155, Bluffton, OH 45817
Phone: (866) 464-5226, (419) 369-4837
Fax: 419-358-1855
Web Site: www.icimed.com


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