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Top 5 Bachelor Degrees in Alternative Medicine 2019/2020

A bachelor’s degree is an undergraduate program that takes around three to five years to complete. Courses revolve around a specific discipline and prepare students for a career. A degree can be earned at schools all over the world, and some are even available online.

What is a Bachelor in Alternative Medicine? This program is aimed toward students who want to help others via non-conventional healing modalities. Programs may have a more general, all-encompassing approach, or they may focus on specific areas of specialization. Areas of alternative medicine include reflexology, naturopathy, massage, yoga, acupuncture, and reiki therapy. Fundamental courses may be biology, anatomy, pathology, physiology, and medical jurisprudence.

Students who study alternative medicine build a wide body of knowledge and a variety of skills, so they can choose from a number of different jobs based on their area of study. Most programs offer hands-on training so that graduates can feel confident once they are in the workforce.

The costs involved with earning an alternative medicine degree will differ from one institution to another. The reputation and duration of the program are big factors, and each program may have specific fees associated with it. Call the schools of interest to find out what the fees and tuition will be.

Graduates have a wealth of careers they can choose from once they have their degree. They can choose to open a practice in their specialty and help people via reflexology, natural medicine, massage therapy, reiki, or acupuncture. Certain professionals, such as spa directors, nurses, and physicians, may choose this degree to help them take a more comprehensive approach with their current clients and patients. Other career paths may include life coaches or personal trainers.

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ESO Paris - École Supérieure d’Ostéopathie

The preparatory training for an osteopath follows the timetable for higher education. Each cycle incorporates regular knowledge acquisition assessments. The training comp ... [+]

The curriculum

The preparatory training for an osteopath follows the timetable for higher education. Each cycle incorporates regular knowledge acquisition assessments. The training complies with WHO (World Health Organization) standards and European standards.

Teaching methods

ESO has a first class technical platform. Auditoriums, amphitheatres, classrooms and labs, applied research unit and computerized documentation center, integrated osteopathic clinic make up a set of material resources of more than 5000 square meters.

Program and courses

ESO Paris is a school of osteopathy different from others. The school is accessible to everyone, regardless of the sector or the baccalaureate.... [-]

France Champs-sur-Marne
September 2019
French
Full-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
Bastyr University

Bastyr University's herbal sciences degree completion program trains professionals who can respond to the growing demand for herbal medicine experts. By studying with mas ... [+]

Bastyr University's herbal sciences degree completion program trains professionals who can respond to the growing demand for herbal medicine experts. By studying with master herbalists, students undertake a thorough and scientifically rigorous education. 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. We are more than an "herbal school," and this is more than an "herb program."

This bachelor's degree is the first of its kind to be offered at an accredited university in the United States. The program equips students with both scientific knowledge and a multifaceted, personal understanding of plants, empowering them to bridge the gap between traditional herbalism and modern science.... [-]

USA Kenmore San Diego
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The coursework for the BTech in Somatology comprises Reflexology (specialised massage techniques), Research Methodology, Camouflage Therapy, Somatechniques, Permanent Mak ... [+]

Modules and Timetable

Semester 1

DAY 1 Reflexology (specialised massage techniques) Research Methodology Camouflage Therapy Permanent Make-up DAY 2 Somatechniques IV Permanent Make-up Socio-Psychology

Semester 2

DAY 1 Aromatherapy (specialised massage techniques) Thai Massage Business Practice Somatology Research Project DAY 2 Business Practice TT Somatology Research Project Reflexology Case Studies Admission requirements A National Diploma in Somatology or equivalent. A minimum of 60% is required in the NDip programme. Contact details

Name: Mrs Debbie Campbell Tel: 011 559 6511 / Email: debbiec@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Royal University Center Maria Cristina

Chiropractic is a fast growing profession in Europe. In the countries where chiropractic is regulated, there is still a need for more professionals. ... [+]

Why should I study Chiropractic? Chiropractic is a fast growing profession in Europe. In the countries where chiropractic is regulated, there is still a need for more professionals. Musculoskeletal pain is a major cause of work disability with enormous socioeconomic consequences and Chiropractic is a leading profession in dealing with this issue. It is a profession that deals with patients and provides means for conservative care. Why study at the Madrid College of Chiropractic? The Madrid College of Chiropractic is within the Real Centro Universitario Escorial Maria Cristina, a prestigious center that was established in 1892 The model of education is based on small cohorts thus providing a personalized education The curriculum is fully accredited by the European Council on Chiropractic Education It was the first institution to offer education and training in Chiropractic in Spain and it has been accredited since the very first graduation The faculty is comprised of academics from public and private universities, with extensive and diverse academic and clinical backgrounds. International exchange opportunities are available with institutions in Japan, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and the United States Learn an evidence-based and patient-centred curriculum What do I need to do in order to become a student? ... [-]
Spain Madrid
September 2019
4 years
Campus
Barcelona College of Chiropractic - BCC

The BCC curriculum – With the assistance of curriculum development experts, and with feedback from major stakeholders, the BCC has developed its unique curriculum that st ... [+]

The BCC curriculum – With the assistance of curriculum development experts, and with feedback from major stakeholders, the BCC has developed its unique curriculum that strives to marry the discipline of chiropractic with advanced teaching, learning and assessment strategies.

Bilingual College

BCC is an international college with two official languages – Spanish and English. During the first year, the College provides simultaneously translated lectures and supportive language courses, to enable students to follow classes while improving their language. During the last two years, most theory classes are taught in English while practical experience takes place in Spanish.

Personal Development Planning and Reflective Practice ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
5 - 5 years
Campus