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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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University of the Rockies Online Annual Tuition $14,651 Recommend Rate 67% (24 reviews)
44 Programs, 2 in Alternative Medicine (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • Doctor of Psychology - Health and Wellness Psychology
  • MA in Psychology - Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization
Ashford University Annual Tuition $10,938 Recommend Rate 65% (494 reviews)
121 Programs, 2 in Alternative Medicine (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BA/Complementary and Alternative Health
  • BA/Health and Wellness
CCI Training Center Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
9 Programs, 1 in Alternative Medicine (view all)
Campuses: Arlington, Dallas
  • Nutrition and Weight Loss Management
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Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences
Campuses: Oakland
Annual Tuition $13,205 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Academy of Hair Design-Poway
Campuses: Poway
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin
Campuses: Austin
Annual Tuition $13,284 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley
Campuses: Berkeley
Annual Tuition $15,950 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Acupuncture and Massage College
Campuses: Miami
Annual Tuition $14,850 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med
Campuses: Houston
Annual Tuition $10,820 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
American College of Healthcare
Campuses: Riverside, Huntington Park
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0% (2 reviews)
American College of Healthcare Sciences
Campuses: Portland
Annual Tuition $9,880 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Campuses: San Francisco
Annual Tuition $16,967 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
American Institute
Campuses: Clifton, Tomsriver
Annual Tuition $12,976 Recommend Rate 0% (3 reviews)
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Campuses: Coon Rapids
Annual Tuition $4,987 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Antonelli College
Campuses: Cincinnati, West Chester
Annual Tuition $15,426 - $23,250 Recommend Rate 100% (4 reviews)
Arizona College
Campuses: Glendale
Annual Tuition $14,935 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Ashford University
Campuses: Clinton
Annual Tuition $10,938 Recommend Rate 65% (494 reviews)
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
Campuses: Fort Lauderdale
Annual Tuition $15,595 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Bastyr University
Campuses: Kenmore
Annual Tuition $22,911 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 0 Reviews
Bowling Green State University
Campuses: Huron, Bowling Green
Annual Tuition $12,158 - $17,822 Recommend Rate 100% (4 reviews)
Brandman University
Campuses: Lacey
Annual Tuition $9,611 Recommend Rate 50% (34 reviews)
Branford Hall Career Institute
Campuses: Bohemia, Albany, Amityville
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 26% (43 reviews)
Career Colleges of America
Campuses: Los Angeles, San Bernardino, South Gate, Gardena
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Career Training Academy
Campuses: Monroeville
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Carrington College
Campuses: Spokane
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 56% (16 reviews)
CCI Training Center
Campuses: Arlington, Dallas
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Coastline Beauty College
Campuses: Fountain Valley
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Campuses: Denver
Annual Tuition $15,220 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Columbus State Community College
Campuses: Columbus
Annual Tuition $6,800 Recommend Rate 100% (3 reviews)
Dongguk University Los Angeles
Campuses: Los Angeles
Annual Tuition $6,900 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Dorsey Schools
Campuses: Roseville, Farmington Hills, Madison Heights, Saginaw, ...
Annual Tuition $17,040 - $19,104 Recommend Rate 27% (15 reviews)

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