Naturopathic medicine is primary health care that emphasizes prevention and the self-healing process through the use of healthy living and natural therapies, blending centuries-old knowledge and a philosophy that nature is the most effective healer with current research on health and human systems.
The School of Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University develops leaders in the evolving field of natural medicine. Bastyr's accredited naturopathic doctor (ND) degree program is internationally renowned for its rigorous curriculum, comprehensive clinical training and groundbreaking research. Our graduates consistently earn top scores on the Naturopathic Licensing Examinations (NPLEX), and go on to lead diverse, meaningful careers in natural medicine. There is no better place to earn a well-respected, nationally recognized degree in natural medicine than Bastyr.
The Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program is accredited by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME), a specialized accrediting board recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. A copy of the CNME Handbook of Accreditation for Naturopathic Medical Colleges and Programs (20017 edition) is on reserve in the Bastyr University Library.
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