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Top 18 Masters in Alternative Medicine 2019

Alternative medicine courses may teach students about a variety of medical therapies that are not considered standards in the medical profession. Students who seek higher education in preventing and healing disease may be perfect for this type of program.

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The London School of Osteopathy

A MOst is an undergraduate integrated Masters degree. It enables students with no previous experience to transition to a fully fledged independent practitioner in just 4 ... [+]

Do you want to be in a profession where you get daily job satisfaction from helping others? Are you interested in understanding how the body works? Are you enthusiastic and motivated to learn a new discipline? Do you have a holistic view of the body and health? Would being an independent practitioner suit your career aspirations? Do you enjoy working ‘hands-on’ with people?

If you answer yes to any of the above, then a career in osteopathy might be for you.

A MOst is an undergraduate integrated Masters degree. It enables students with no previous experience to transition to a fully fledged independent practitioner in just 4 years (or 5/6 years of part-time study for Home/EU students).... [-]

United Kingdom London
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4 - 6 years
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ISMET - Formación en salud y terapias naturales

Naturopathy with a holistic view of the human being is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a health area that works to prevent, treat and promote optimal he ... [+]

Presentación

Throughout history, humans have used a large number of natural resources to heal, balance and restore the health of people and even animals.

Naturopathy encompasses therapeutic practices with the aim of preserving health, preventing and treating disease or imbalance, whether physical, emotional and / or energetic.

Naturopathy with a holistic view of the human being is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a health area that works to prevent, treat and promote optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods to promote Act-healing process (vix medicatrix naturae).

WHO recommends to Member States principles of Naturopathy:

First, do no harm (primun non nocere) Acting in cooperation with the healing power of nature Treating the whole of the individual using an individualized treatment Teaching the principles of healthy living and preventive health care ... [-]
Spain Barcelona Spain Online
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Spanish
Full-time
10 months
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ISMET - Formación en salud y terapias naturales

The area of ​​manual therapies is increasingly demanding professionals with a great variety of techniques in the manual therapies themselves, either to apply the combinat ... [+]

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The area of ​​manual therapies is increasingly demanding professionals with a great variety of techniques in the manual therapies themselves, either to apply the combination of techniques best suited to the demands of the user or to have a wide range of techniques Therapeutic offer and to have more facility to obtain users in the centers of attention of manual therapies.

This leads us to train the health professional in the human, scientific and technical knowledge with the capacity to apply and evaluate their intervention in a person and, when applicable, when it is competent, using methods and / or techniques that use as Basic tool and direct the hands of the professional, with preventive, curative, palliative, regenerative or balancing purpose. The manual techniques comprise a series of methods that as a rule consist of the manipulation of the soft tissues of different areas of the body with the aim of improving health, obtaining relaxation and / or releasing physical tension.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Full-time
10 months
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ISMET - Formación en salud y terapias naturales

With a current academic offer based on the training courses of medium and higher level in the Spanish territory, ISMET presents a new academic offer differentiated from t ... [+]

Presentación

Aesthetics and wellness are very present in our society, proof of this is the large number of aesthetic centers that offer their services throughout the Spanish territory, offering services for the personal image and the well-being of the person.

With a current academic offer based on the training courses of medium and higher level in the Spanish territory, ISMET presents a new academic offer differentiated from the current one that is aimed at this professional to discover 3 large areas (Naturopathy, Massage and Energetics) so that Incorporate them as tools to not only improve their work, but also to expand their offer of services, getting a more competitive and differentiated professional in the labor market.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Full-time
10 months
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Bastyr University

The Master of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MSAOM) is a model comprehensive degree program. It includes all the didactic and clinical training of the Ma ... [+]

The Master of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MSAOM) is a model comprehensive degree program. It includes all the didactic and clinical training of the Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSA) and also includes Chinese herbal medicine and Chinese medical language. The MSAOM program is a three-and-a-half-calendar-year course of study.

Curriculum - MSAOM

Students earning the MSAOM must complete their degree requirements within six years, including any credits completed as a bachelor's student and applied toward the master's degree. To receive a license to practice acupuncture in most states, a student must earn either an MSA or MSAOM degree, pass the NCCAOM licensing exam and meet any additional state requirements.... [-]

USA Kenmore San Diego
September 2019
English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Five Branches University

The MAc program is designed for students who wish to develop a practice emphasizing acupuncture and especially for those interested in implementing the fast-growing commu ... [+]

The Master of Acupuncture (MAc) program is specifically designed for the following individuals:

Students who wish to practice outside California

Students interested in developing a practice emphasizing acupuncture, including MDs and other licensed Western medical practitioners authorized to use acupuncture needles in the State of California. The MAc program is offered in English only at our Santa Cruz and San Jose campuses. The program includes both academic and clinical training, with a focus on practicing acupuncture in an integrative medical environment. If you plan to practice in California, and are not an MD or licensed Western medical practitioner, you will need to complete the MTCM program which includes both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine studies.... [-]

USA Santa Cruz San Jose
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English
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Five Branches University

Taught by highly accomplished faculty in TCM education, the DTCM/MTCM curriculum is offered through eight academic and clinical departments, providing comprehensive instr ... [+]

The new dual-degree Doctor and Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DTCM/MTCM) program is a single four-year graduate professional degree program comprising 3435 hours and a total of 195.5 units. Students earn the Doctorate degree, and are given the Master’s degree that is required to sit for State and National licensing and certification exams. The program is taught on a trimester basis. The dual-degree program is also taught in Chinese.

DTCM/MTCM Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the DTCM/MTCM program provide guidelines for the development of the curriculum, assessment of the program’s quality and success, and the measurement of the achievements of our graduates. Upon completion of the program our graduates will be:... [-]

USA Santa Cruz San Jose
Open Enrollment
English,Chinese,Korean
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
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The International College of Healing Arts - Colegio Internacional de las Artes de la Sanidad

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

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 traditional medicine in combination with neural therapy, homeopathy and physiotherapy techniques and rehabilitación.Éste program exposes integrity necessary for the treatment of allopathic syndromes and diseases and the complex problems of brain type vascular supported by numerous examples and graphics treated naturally.

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USA Conroe
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
Campus
Online
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University of East-West Medicine

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 ... [+]

Traditional Chinese Medicine is based upon the study of the theories of Yin and Yang, Five Elements, and Eight Principles. The practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine is able to determine the condition of a patient’s health by feeling and studying the pulse, observing the tongue, and asking specific questions.

In China, traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine are practiced harmoniously side by side. The University of East-West Medicine offers a Master of Science degree program in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The MSTCM program may be completed in as little as 36 months (3 calendar years). 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.... [-]

USA Sunnyvale
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Full-time
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3 - 8 years
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University of Johannesburg

Homoeopaths apply a holistic method of healing for the treatment of human diseases and ailments ... [+]

Career

Homoeopaths apply a holistic method of healing for the treatment of human diseases and ailments

Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 25 Language of teaching and learning- English: 5 (60%+) Mathematics : 4 (50%+) Mathematical Literacy: Not accepted Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) Life Sciences: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 1: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 2: 4 (50%+)

Admission for international applicants is subject to meeting the compliance requirements as stipulated by the Immigration Act No 13 of 2002, the regulations made there under the University’s policy. Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme due to space constraints. All applicants have to complete the NBT (National Benchmark Test) prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of the applicant. Life Orientation is not included when calculating APS.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
English
Full-time
5 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

Chiropractors treat conditions and injuries that are nerve, muscle or joint related ... [+]

Career

Chiropractors treat conditions and injuries that are nerve, muscle or joint related

Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 25 Language of teaching and learning- English: 5 (60%+) Mathematics : 4 (50%+) Mathematical Literacy: Not accepted Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) Life Sciences: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 1: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 2: 4 (50%+)

Admission for international applicants is subject to meeting the compliance requirements as stipulated by the Immigration Act No 13 of 2002, the regulations made there under the University’s policy. Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme due to space constraints. All applicants have to complete the NBT (National Benchmark Test) prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of the applicant. Life Orientation is not included when calculating APS.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
English
Full-time
5 years
Campus
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Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)

Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the oldest forms of Oriental medicine developed in China throughout its ancient cultural evolution ... [+]

Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the oldest forms of Oriental medicine developed in China throughout its ancient cultural evolution.

This consists of various types of therapies which include herbal therapies and acupuncture and nutrition. Such therapies are being considered not only as an important part of complementary and alternative medicine but also as reinforcement of conventional medicine.

Duration, credit structure and degree

Regarding the distribution of the states: - Being a distance program and not subject to classes, not a specific start date set, so that students can enroll at any time, provided there places available.

By academic or educational reasons has a minimum 12-month program. The maximum time available for the program is 24 months. In this time period, the student must have given all assessments. ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
12 months
Online
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Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)

Standard or conventional medicine, is known as one that uses medical treatments are scientifically proven, so it follows that it is effective and safe ... [+]

Standard or conventional medicine, is known as one that uses medical treatments are scientifically proven, so it follows that they are effective and safe.

Apart from conventional medicine can also find alternative and complementary.

Duration, credit structure and degree

Regarding the distribution of the states: - Being a distance program and not subject to classes, not a specific start date set, so that students can enroll at any time, provided there places available.

By academic or educational reasons has a minimum 12-month program. The maximum time available for the program is 24 months. In this time period, the student must have given all assessments.

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Spain Barcelona
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
12 months
Online
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California Institute of Integral Studies

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

Graduate Programs in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (MSTCM, DACM, DAOM, transitional DACM)

A distinguished faculty and rigorous curriculum have established the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), school of acupuncture and Chinese medicine as the premier Chinese medicine college and Acupuncture school in the US since 1980. Our three advanced degrees offer in-depth education and hands-on experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Chinese herbalism, Shiatsu and Tui Na massage, and holistic healing. Our graduates are expert healers who work in independent settings and integrative medicine teams and are leaders in their field.... [-]

USA San Francisco
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Malta

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

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.

The ethos of the course is to ensure that future graduates will be in a position to make significant contributions not only towards clinical care but also towards promoting the academic aspects of the speciality in teaching and research. Through this course, students will understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, become familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture.... [-]

Malta Valletta
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3 semesters
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