Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine

Top 9 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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Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies)

Southern Cross University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 Australia Bilinga Lismore + 2 more

The Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) will give you insights and experience into health in the clinical setting while also equipping you with a knowledge of the fundamentals of biomedical science and health. [+]

Getting into shape doesn’t just mean going to the gym – it requires you to recognize the links between the structure of bones, joints, muscles, and nerves within your body and how they help your body to function.The Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) will give you insights and experience into health in the clinical setting while also equipping you with a knowledge of the fundamentals of biomedical science and health.It is important to note that students must complete the Master of Osteopathic Medicine in order to become a registered osteopath. Graduates of this degree will receive four units of advanced standing towards the Southern Cross University Master of Osteopathic Medicine qualification for students - helping accelerate the pathway to becoming a practicing osteopath.... [-]


Bachelor - Pre-Med (Allopathic & Osteopathic)

Anderson University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Anderson

The pre-med program is a four-year program terminating in a bachelor's degree. Course preparation must include a year of general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and general physics. Students are advised to take more than the minimum amount of biology and chemistry to be competitive on the qualifying MCAT and to make the first year of medical school more manageable. Courses in mathematics, communication skills, and various arts and humanities will be required by certain medical schools. [+]

Anderson University offers pre-health professional programs for students desiring careers in medicine, physical and occupational therapy, dentistry, physician assistant, pharmacy, chiropractic, optometry, podiatry, and veterinary medicine. Individualized programs are developed for students wishing to enter other health professions not listed above.

Although most pre-health profession students major in biology, biochemistry, or chemistry, in most cases any major may be chosen as long as particular health-program and course requirements are met. The length and specific course work for each program is variable depending on the field and the individual professional school selected. Each pre-professional program is designed to give the student a broad, Christian, liberal arts preparation for service in the health field of choice.... [-]


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 ... [-]

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.... [-]


Osteopathy

Instituto Piaget
Campus Full time 4 years October 2018 Portugal Vila Nova de Gaia Silves Santo André + 2 more

The Osteopathic course aims at a high quality training for the acquisition of a profile of clinical competence for the osteopathic practice in autonomy, according to the national and international standards of training and education in Osteopathy, namely the Standards of Osteopathic Practice Order of the Osteopathic Council of the United Kingdom (General Osteopathic Council) and the Training Guidelines of the World Health Organization. [+]

CampusSilvesVila Nova de Gaia / PortoHighlights1st Bachelor's Degree / Graduation in Osteopathy accredited in Portugal;Teaching staff with higher academic training in Osteopathy;Protocol with ESO Paris, for student mobility and joint projects;Internships in Portugal and other European countries;The Instituto Piaget is the only Portuguese institution that is a member of the Ostheopatic International Alliance .Course Objectives/iframe>

The course of Osteopathy aims at a high quality training for the acquisition of a profile of clinical competence for the osteopathic practice in autonomy, according to the national and international standards of training and education in osteopathy, namely the Osteopathic Practice Guidelines Order of the Osteopathic Council of the United Kingdom ( General Osteopathic Council ) and the Training Guidelines of the World Health Organization.... [-]


BTech in Somatology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 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 of Science (BSc) in Chiropractic Science + Bachelor of Clinical Chiropractic (BClinChiro)

Murdoch University
Campus Full time 5 years February 2019 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. ... [-]