Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine

Top 6 Bachelor Degrees in Alternative Medicine 2018

Alternative Medicine

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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Licentiate in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Bachelor's degree)

Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Campus Part time 3 years October 2018 Ireland Dublin

If you want to be a "Superior Practitioner" of Acupuncture TCM, able to use Acupuncture not only to alleviate, or even cure, current diseases but also to help a client to be better equipped to prevent future illness from occuring, then the Lic.TCM is the course for you. If you wish to become a specialist in Acupuncture TCM able to assist healthy clients to remain that way, and even enhance their own... [+]

Licentiate in Traditional Chinese Medicine

If you want to be a "Superior Practitioner" of Acupuncture TCM, able to use Acupuncture not only to alleviate, or even cure, current diseases but also to help a client to be better equipped to prevent future illness from occuring, then the Lic.TCM is the course for you.

If you wish to become a specialist in Acupuncture TCM able to assist healthy clients to remain that way, and even enhance their own health, then this comprehensive training programme (which provides more than just "Acupuncture" Training, being based on classical Chinese Medicine) enables the practitioner to use a full range of TCM diagnostic and therapeutic tools to achieve these ends.... [-]


BTech in Somatology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The coursework for the BTech in Somatology comprises Reflexology (specialised massage techniques), Research Methodology, Camouflage Therapy, Somatechniques, Permanent Make-up, Socio-Psychology, Aromatherapy (specialised massage techniques), >Thai Massage, Business Practice, Somatology Research Project, Business Practice, >TT, Somatology Research Project, Reflexology Case Studies [+]

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... [-]


Bachelor Degree in Chiropractic

Barcelona College of Chiropractic - BCC
Campus Full time 5 - 5 years September 2018 Spain Barcelona

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. [+]

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 ... [-]

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Chiropractic Science + Bachelor of Clinical Chiropractic (BClinChiro)

Murdoch University
Campus Full time 5 years February 2018 Australia Perth

This is the only fully accredited chiropractic course in WA. You’ll learn to become a healthcare professional with the skills to diagnose, treat and prevent pain and disability of the spine and musculoskeletal system. [+]

This is the only fully accredited chiropractic course in WA. You’ll learn to become a healthcare professional with the skills to diagnose, treat and prevent pain and disability of the spine and musculoskeletal system. In Chiropractic Science, you’ll learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of various disorders including joint and muscle abnormalities and related pain syndromes.

This course has a well-rounded scientific base combined with the clinical skills required, so you graduate ready to work. You’ll gain hands-on experience in your final years by working with real patients in our state-of-the-art chiropractic and rehabilitation clinic. If you’d like to run your own practice in the future, the course includes a Professional Practice Management unit to help you develop life-long business skills, including how to run a budget, manage inventory and finance. This course is a double Bachelor’s degree.... [-]


BSc in Herbal Sciences

Bastyr University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Kenmore San Diego + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Degree In Nutrition And Holistic Wellness

ITESM - Campus Ciudad de Mexico
Campus Full time 13 semesters July 2018 Mexico Monterrey

He is a specialist in the field of nutrition, exercise, behavior management and appropriate habits in health and disease, acting with ethics and humanistic professional. [+]

This description corresponds to the program taught here in Mexico City Campus. He is a specialist in the field of nutrition, exercise, behavior management and appropriate habits in health and disease, acting with ethics and humanistic professional. The trends of the change in the demographic structure alert us to pay attention to creating an awareness of the impact of human activities on the quality of life of individuals and communities to promote the comprehensive development of the individual.

The Programme BSc in Nutrition and Integrative Wellness (LNB) ITESM profesionista form experts in the field of nutrition, exercise and the promotion and improvement of the integral good of the individual to prepare the population to adapt to changes in the demographic structure and promote their development. ... [-]