This degree is the first of its kind. The program equips students with both scientific knowledge and a deep understanding of plants. Graduates are prepared to enter the herbal products field directly, begin work as botanical medicine experts or pursue further education in related areas.
Length of Program: 2 years, full time.
Campus: Kenmore, Washington
Those who seek scientific knowledge of how herbs promote healing will find their place in Bastyr’s Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences program. Students are equipped with a multifaceted, personal understanding of plants and are empowered to bridge the gap between traditional herbalism and modern science.
Careers that harness a therapeutic connection with nature to heal people:
Seattle, Washington Campus
Set in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Bastyr’s expansive Seattle-area campus provides a serene, natural environment for students to deepen their health education. Our campus is located in the Seattle suburb of Kenmore, Washington, and encompasses 51 acres along the shore of Lake Washington.
At our Seattle-area campus, you’ll enjoy dynamic classroom environments and unique facilities for research, laboratory and clinical experiences. Our campus location also affords you easy access to the rich cultural experiences of the Seattle metropolitan area and unlimited exposure to the natural wonders of the Puget Sound region.
2 years, full-time
The Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences is a bachelor’s degree completion program, specifically developed for students who have already started their undergraduate degree. Entering students will have completed the equivalent of two years of college coursework before enrolling. Bastyr enrolls new degree-seeking students for the Fall Quarter entry.
Are you ready to take the next step toward pursuing your Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences degree? Speak to an advisor today to learn more about tuition costs or to find out about our financial aid programs!
Bastyr’s rigorous Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences program trains professionals who can respond to the growing demand for herbal medicine experts. Reference our curriculum table for the number of credits per course, course hours and lecture hours each week.
Graduates complete the program in two years and are prepared to enter the herbal products field directly, begin work as botanical medicine experts or pursue further education in related areas. Expected learning outcomes of graduates can be found in the course catalog.
Contact an advisor to learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences program.
Reference our curriculum table for full prerequisites. To learn which classes fulfill these prerequisites, use our course equivalency guide.
A full course outline can be found in the Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences program description of the Academic Catalog.