There are only 7 accredited naturopathic programs in North America. Each curriculum varies slightly but all contain very strenuous four year programs with biomedical science and several hundred hours of clinical practice components and all students must pass postdoctoral board examinations in order to practice. 

United States:

1. Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 

Tempe, AZ

2. Bastyr University 

Kenmore, WA 

San Diego, CA

3. National University of Natural Medicine 

Portland, OR

4. University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine 

Bridgeport, CT

5. National University of Health Sciences 

Chicago, IL


1. Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine

Vancouver, BC

2. Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Toronto, ON