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26 Master Degrees in Alternative Medicine 2020

A master’s degree is a graduate degree that is obtained before entering a doctorate program. For most programs, you must have a bachelor’s degree before entering. A master’s degree is usually sought when advancing in a career. What is a Master in Alternative Medicine? Alternative medicine may encompass a variety of different disciplines, so the degree name may vary from school to… Read more

A master’s degree is a graduate degree that is obtained before entering a doctorate program. For most programs, you must have a bachelor’s degree before entering. A master’s degree is usually sought when advancing in a career.

What is a Master in Alternative Medicine? Alternative medicine may encompass a variety of different disciplines, so the degree name may vary from school to school. However, the program usually focuses on Eastern medicine techniques and theories, such as herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage and mind-body healing. Students will be expected to master advanced techniques and understand the theories and practices behind them. Most programs teach students how to use alternative medicine in coordination with traditional medicine so they are able to treat patients in conjunction with traditional doctors.

Completing this degree program may allow a graduate to increase the use of alternative medicine in the mainstream health care system. Graduates might be able to offer alternative medical care to those who may not have had access to it before or educate the traditional medical industry on the alternative options that could be used in conjunction with traditional methods to improve the overall health care system.

The cost of a program varies widely. The best way to determine costs is to speak with a school’s financial department to learn about all the costs associated with the program.

A graduate of this program has a variety of different career options based on her or his other experience and education. Some of these possibilities include working in education, research and health care. A graduate may go on to complete a doctorate degree program and become a licensed doctor in the field of alternative medicine. For those already licensed in the medical field, they could begin using alternative medicine in their practices.

Alternative medicine is gaining ground as people are wary of the risks associated with many of the traditional, Western medical procedures and medications. Individuals are looking for more representatives in this field. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Barcelona College of Chiropractic - BCC
Barcelona , Spain

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 ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
5 years
English, Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco , USA

A distinguished faculty and rigorous curriculum have established the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) as the premier Chinese medicine college and Acupu ... +

A distinguished faculty and rigorous curriculum have established the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) as the premier Chinese medicine college and Acupuncture school in the US since 1980. -
Master
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
ALP Akademisches Lehrinstitut für Psychologie
Lübeck , Germany

short Master ++ online ++ 100% distance learning ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine++possible without first degree The Master’s Programme is designed for cur ... +

short Master ++ online ++ 100% distance learning ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine++possible without first degree The Master’s Programme is designed for current and prospective professionals in health care. The content and structure of the Master's program support an evidence-based understanding of Psychological Medicine. Starting from the introduction to the fundamentals about the program, Psychological Medicine contents and competences are systematically imparted, whereby successive modules aim to analytically tie in with the knowledge acquired in the previous module so that they can be integrated for the understanding of the following module. Depending on professional requirements and areas of responsibility, students develop a sound theoretical basis and associated skills in the field of Psychological Medicine and Complementary Medicine. Students are enrolled at the London Metropolitan University. Degree: Master of Science/ MSc Psychological Medicine / Mental Health -
MSc MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of Malta
Valletta , Malta

The University of Malta, in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, will provide a comprehensive theory and practical-based programme of studie ... +

The University of Malta, in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, will provide a comprehensive theory and practical-based programme of studies to enable persons who are already licensed as health professionals acquire knowledge related to Acupuncture​. The course will facilitate learning within a structured framework covering topics relevant to the practice of the speciality. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of this curriculum is to give the student a thorough understanding and working knowledge of the structure and function of the human being in both health and diseas ... +

The purpose of this curriculum is to give the student a thorough understanding and working knowledge of the structure and function of the human being in both health and disease and the fluctuations that lie between these poles. -
Master
Full-time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Barcelona , Spain

The Master's Degree in Biological-Naturist Medicine is aimed at Graduates / Graduates in Medicine who wish to: Deepen the prevention of diseases and apply biological-naturist ... +

The Master's Degree in Biological-Naturist Medicine is aimed at Graduates / Graduates in Medicine who wish to: Deepen the prevention of diseases and apply biological-naturist medicine in the treatment of diseases. -
Master
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
University of the Highlands and Islands
Perth , United Kingdom

The MA Health and Wellbeing is designed to meet the career development needs of health and social care professionals in the UK. The course will increase your awareness of the ... +

The MA Health and Wellbeing is designed to meet the career development needs of health and social care professionals in the UK. The course will increase your awareness of the social, technological, economic, political and environmental changes taking place within the health and social care, whether in the public, private or voluntary sectors, enabling you to take your career to the next stage. -
MA
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Florida College of Integrative Medicine
Orlando , USA

The Florida College of Integrative Medicine’s Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree program is a four-year program that only takes 36 months to complete in six 20-week ... +

The Florida College of Integrative Medicine’s Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree program is a four-year program that only takes 36 months to complete in six 20-week semesters. The program offers fundamental classes and very unique advanced classes. Semesters begin in January and July of each year with breaks during the summer, winter and some holidays. -
MSc BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Royal University Center Maria Cristina
Madrid , Spain

The Master in Chiropractic at the Madrid College of Chiropractic - RCUEMC aims to train graduates in Chiropractic so that they can deepen their knowledge of Chiropractic and i ... +

The Master in Chiropractic at the Madrid College of Chiropractic - RCUEMC aims to train graduates in Chiropractic so that they can deepen their knowledge of Chiropractic and its branches of more representative specialties and practice the profession in countries that require this level of training. The master's degree consists of 60 credits that correspond to face-to-face theoretical subjects, practices in external centers and Final Work. -
Master
Spanish (Spain), English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ISMET - Formación en salud y terapias naturales
Barcelona , Spain

The growth of the personal leisure sector increases the need to have good professionals in the area of ​​aesthetics and wellness but with a naturist approach where the well-be ... +

The growth of the personal leisure sector increases the need to have good professionals in the area of ​​aesthetics and wellness but with a naturist approach where the well-being of the person prevails in harmony with nature. Therefore, this master's program emphasizes two major areas, therapeutic massage and naturopathy applied to aesthetics and wellness. -
Master
Full-time
10 months
Spanish
Campus
 
Wongu University
Las Vegas , USA

Wongu University of Oriental Medicine offers a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine. The program consists of 2,500 hours of didactic instruction and 1000 hours of cli ... +

Wongu University of Oriental Medicine offers a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine. The program consists of 2,500 hours of didactic instruction and 1000 hours of clinical training, for a total of 3,500 hours (300 credits) and may be completed in as little as 48 months (4 academic years). Most of the courses are devoted to the study and practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, integrated with courses in Western medical sciences and practice management. -
MSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
University of East-West Medicine
Sunnyvale , USA

The University of East-West Medicine offers a Master of Science degree program in Traditional Chinese Medicine. At the University of East-West Medicine, both traditional Chine ... +

The University of East-West Medicine offers a Master of Science degree program in Traditional Chinese Medicine. At the University of East-West Medicine, both traditional Chinese medicine and Western medical sciences are being taught as part of the program's curriculum. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 8 years
English, Chinese
Campus
 
The International College of Healing Arts - Colegio Internacional de las Artes de la Sanidad
Conroe , USA

Compared to other more classical and theoretical teaching, the MASTER facilitates the understanding of the concepts of acupuncture and alternative medicine, especially profess ... +

Compared to other more classical and theoretical teaching, the MASTER facilitates the understanding of the concepts of acupuncture and alternative medicine, especially professionals trained in educational systems occidentales.Finalmente this curriculum in a simple and practical way to analyze and describe the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases using medical ... -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
Online
 
New York Chiropractic College
Seneca Falls , USA

The Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Master of Science degree programs provide a comprehensive professional education in acupuncture and Oriental medicine that, combined with ... +

The Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Master of Science degree programs provide a comprehensive professional education in acupuncture and Oriental medicine that, combined with instruction in biomedicine, prepares graduates to practice as independent healthcare providers capable of practicing in multidisciplinary healthcare settings. -
MSc
Full-time
9 semesters
English
Campus
 
South Baylo University
Los Angeles , USA

South Baylo University (SBU) offers courses in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) leading to a degree in the Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAOM ... +

South Baylo University (SBU) offers courses in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) leading to a degree in the Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAOM). The MSAOM degree program prepares students for professional life as a licensed and primary health care provider in AOM. SBU encourages students and faculty to excel academically in a nurturing and supportive environment. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English, Chinese, Korean
Campus
 

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