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Doctor of Naturopathy

CCNM offers the only Doctor of Naturopathy degree in Canada

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The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) is Canada’s leading naturopathic medicine education provider. CCNM offers a four-year, full-time naturopathic medicine program; the only Doctor of Naturopathy degree in Canada.

Naturopathic doctors address the fundamental causes of disease, heal the whole person through individualized treatment, and teach the principles of healthy living and preventative medicine. The Doctor of Naturopathy degree program provides more than 3,000 hours of classroom training and 1,200 hours of clinical experience. The foundation for a successful career as a naturopathic doctor is gained through courses in:

  • History, philosophy and principles of naturopathic medicine;
  • Art and practice of naturopathic medicine;
  • Foundations of naturopathic medicine; and
  • Biomedical sciences.

CCNM’s curriculum includes:

  • Clinical nutrition;
  • Lifestyle management;
  • Traditional Asian medicine and acupuncture;
  • Botanical (herbal) medicine;
  • Physical medicine; and
  • Homeopathy.

*This program is offered under the written consent of the Ministry of Colleges and Universities for the period from May 20, 2014 to May 20, 2019. The College has submitted an application for renewal as of May 19, 2018. As a result, the period for the current consent is extended until the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities issues their decision on the application for renewal.


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Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Educating naturopathic doctors in North America for over 40 years

1255 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M2K 1E2

College: (416) 498-1255 I 1 (866) 241-2266 (toll-free)

Clinic: (416) 498-9763

Member of the Association of
Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges