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Curriculum & Course Descriptions


During the certificate program students will begin their immersion in traditional and evidenced-based knowledge on the use of herbal medicine. At the same time, students will engage a model of integrative health care that focuses on wellness and supporting human resilience. Students will deepen their knowledge of Materia Medica, and learn to evaluate the safety and efficacy of herbal products they see in their patients using.

Course of Study

9 Required Credits + 3 Elective Credits
Number Course Title Credits
HRB 600 Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine 3.0
HRB 605 Materia Medica I 3.0
HRB 622 Herbal Pharmacy 3.0
MUIH 550 Academic Research and Scholarship 0.0


Choose at least 3.0 credits:
Number Course Title Credits
HRB 641 Safety in Botanical Medicine 3.0
ISCI 631 Introduction to Complementary and Integrative Health 1.5
ISCI 632B Foundations of Health and Wellness II 1.5
Total Program Credits 12.0

1 This program requires several academic writing assignments. Students who are not confident in their ability to summarize information from other writers or write clear and effective paragraphs are strongly encouraged to take ISCI 510a.

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions are available in the Academic Catalog.