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Accredited Colleges Offering Alternative Medicine Degrees

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In our society, many people are convinced that the conventional or "Western" way of treating medical ailments is the only way. While in the face of illness, it is always good to consult with your general practicing physician, it's also good to keep your mind open to other forms of treatment. Many Westerners are initially skeptical about the effectiveness of alternative medicine, but after giving it a try, are convinced of its amazing health benefits.

If you choose to pursue a career in alternative medicine, you will learn to take approaches to illness that are much different from the ones you see on primetime TV emergency room dramas. Undeniably, there are a multitude of pathways you can take in the field alternative medicine. For instance, you might pursue a modality within traditional Chinese medicine, such as "cupping," or you may prefer something completely different. With a career in alternative medicine, you are likely to be learning practices that have been passed down for centuries, so it is of the utmost important that you devote yourself fully to your craft and to your desire to help others. Practitioners of alternative medicine believe in the interconnectedness of the body. As a result, they do not usually treat individual symptoms, but rather, the body as a whole.

Some practitioners of alternative medicine are employed at spas, while many others are self-employed, working from their homes or private offices. Additionally, some practitioners of alternative medicine can be found working in clinics or hospitals, although this is less common. The field of alternative medicine is incredibly diverse, and so are the salaries that alternative medicine practitioners can earn.

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Accredited Colleges Offering Alternative Medicine Degrees
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Ashford University Annual Tuition Not Provided Recommend Rate 69% (514 reviews)
121 Programs, 2 in Alternative Medicine (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BA/Complementary and Alternative Health
  • BA/Health and Wellness
University of the Rockies Online Annual Tuition Not Provided Recommend Rate 53% (32 reviews)
58 Programs, 2 in Alternative Medicine (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • Doctor of Psychology - Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization
  • MA in Psychology - Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization
Arizona State University Annual Tuition $11,209 - $23,654 Recommend Rate 69% (58 reviews)
142 Programs, 1 in Alternative Medicine (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BS in Integrative Health
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Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences
Campuses: Oakland
Annual Tuition $13,205 Recommend Rate Add Review
Academy of Hair Design-Poway
Campuses: Poway
Annual Tuition $20,850 Recommend Rate Add Review
Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin
Campuses: Austin
Annual Tuition $13,384 Recommend Rate Add Review
Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley
Campuses: Berkeley
Annual Tuition $11,143 Recommend Rate Add Review
Acupuncture and Massage College
Campuses: Miami
Annual Tuition $10,425 Recommend Rate Add Review
Adler University
Campuses: Vancouver
Annual Tuition $38,580 Recommend Rate Add Review
Advance Beauty College
Campuses: Garden Grove
Annual Tuition $501 Recommend Rate Add Review
American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med
Campuses: Houston
Annual Tuition $13,485 Recommend Rate Add Review
American College of Healthcare Sciences
Campuses: Portland
Annual Tuition $9,720 Recommend Rate Add Review
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Campuses: San Francisco
Annual Tuition $16,967 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Institute
Campuses: Clifton, Tomsriver
Annual Tuition $15,995 - $20,300 Recommend Rate 17% (6 reviews)
American Institute of Alternative Medicine
Campuses: Columbus
Annual Tuition $13,895 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Campuses: Coon Rapids
Annual Tuition $5,005 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arizona State University
Campuses: Tempe, Glendale, Scottsdale, Mesa, ...
Annual Tuition $11,209 - $23,654 Recommend Rate 69% (58 reviews)
Ashford University
Campuses: San Diego
Annual Tuition Not Provided Recommend Rate 69% (514 reviews)
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
Campuses: Fort Lauderdale
Annual Tuition $15,595 Recommend Rate Add Review
Bastyr University
Campuses: Kenmore
Annual Tuition $22,470 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Bates Technical College
Campuses: Tacoma
Annual Tuition $5,151 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Blake Austin College Beauty Academy
Campuses: Vacaville
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate Add Review
Brandman University (Online Campus)
Campuses: Silverdale, Bremerton, Ft. Lewis, McChord AFB, ...
Annual Tuition Not Provided Recommend Rate 50% (6 reviews)
Branford Hall Career Institute
Campuses: Bohemia, Albany, Amityville
Annual Tuition $11,250 - $16,357 Recommend Rate 31% (64 reviews)
Brightwood College
Campuses: Arlington, Beaumont, Dallas, Fort Worth, ...
Annual Tuition $14,236 - $19,760 Recommend Rate 50% (10 reviews)
California Institute of Integral Studies
Campuses: San Francisco
Annual Tuition $17,828 Recommend Rate Add Review
CCI Training Center
Campuses: Arlington, Dallas
Annual Tuition $13,500 Recommend Rate 82% (11 reviews)
Coastline Beauty College
Campuses: Fountain Valley
Annual Tuition $9,200 Recommend Rate Add Review
Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Campuses: Denver
Annual Tuition $14,256 Recommend Rate Add Review
Dongguk University Los Angeles
Campuses: Los Angeles
Annual Tuition $7,250 Recommend Rate Add Review
Drexel University
Campuses: Philadelphia
Annual Tuition $37,505 Recommend Rate 63% (8 reviews)
East West College of Natural Medicine
Campuses: Sarasota
Annual Tuition $10,516 Recommend Rate Add Review
Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine
Campuses: Santa Monica
Annual Tuition $12,450 Recommend Rate Add Review

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