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Curriculum & Course Descriptions

Curriculum

Core Credits
31.0 Required Credits

Number Course Title Credits Format
HRB 600 Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine 3.0 Online
HRB 605 Materia Medica I 3.0 Online
HRB 620A Herbal Therapeutics I 3.0 Online
HRB 620B Herbal Therapeutics II 3.0 Online
HRB 622 Herbal Pharmacy 3.0 Online
HRB 654B Herbal Pharmacy and Phytochemistry 3.0 Online
HRB 705 Materia Medica II 3.0 Online
HRB 790 E-Portfolio: Introduction 0.5 Online
HRB 791 E-Portfolio: Final 0.5 Online
ISCI 547A Physiology I: Healthy Function 3.0 Online
ISCI 631 Introduction to Complementary and Integrative Health 1.5 Online
ISCI 637 Principles and Practices of Health Behavior and Self-Care 1.5 Online
RSCH 601 Research Literacy in Integrative Health 3.0 Online
MUIH 550 Academic Research and Scholarship 0.0 Online


Clinical Herbalism Concentration

20.5 Required Credits

 Number Course Title Credits Format
APP 607 Introduction to Healing Presence 1.0 Online
HRB 713B Clinical Roundtable 1.5 Online
HRB 715 Orientation Retreat 1.0 Campus
HRB 723A Faculty Supervised Clinic I 1.0 Online
HRB 722B Faculty Supervised Clinic II 1.0 Online
HRB 722C Faculty Supervised Clinic III 1.0 Online
HRB 723C Applied Therapeutics: Clinical Assessment, Goals and Plans 0.5 Online
HRB 735A Clinical Theory in Practice I 2.0 Online
HRB 735B Clinical Theory in Practice II 2.0 Online
HRB 740 Models of Herbal Practice 1.0 Online
HRB 753B Applied Therapeutics: Case Studies 2.0 Online
HRB 780 Professional Project Elective 0.5 Online
IHM 664 Practice Management 1.5 Online
ISCI 647b Physiology II: Movement Away from Health 3.0 Online

Choose 1.5 credits of the following electives:

 Number Course Title Credits Format
HRB 636A Nature Field Intensive 1.5 Campus
HRB 636C Virtual Field Botany 1.5 Online

Total Program Credits with Clinical Herbalism Concentration: 51.5

 

Herbal Product Design Concentration

14.0 Required Credits

 Number Course Title Credits Format
HRB 650 Professional Career Trajectory 0.5 Online
HRB 690C Internship 1.5 Online
HRB 794 Case Studies in Herb Product Design 3.0 Online
HRB 641 Safety of Botanical Medicine 3.0 Online
HRB 642 Dispensary Practices and Quality Assessment 3.0 Hybrid
Choose 3.0 credits of the following electives:
HRB 641 Safety of Botanical Medicine 3.0 Online
HRB 642 Dispensary Practices and Quality Assessment 3.0 Online
Choose at least 2.0 of these credits:
HRB 634 Medicinal Plants and Cultures: Exploring your Bioregion 3.0 Online
HRB 636A Nature Field Intensive 1.5 Campus
HRB 636C Virtual Field Botany 1.5 Online

Total Program Credits with Herbal Product Design Concentration: 45.0

American Herbalists Guild Supervisory Mentoring Program

Through an articulation agreement with the American Herbalists Guild (AHG), students in the Master of Science in Therapeutic Herbalism with area of concentration in Clinical Herbalism have the opportunity to earn clinical hours by enrolling in the AHG Supervisory Mentoring Program. Through this program, students will be mentored and supervised by AHG Registered Herbalists as they work with clients, either in person or through the use of technology. The experiences and hours then articulate into .5 to 1.5 required academic credits.

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions are available in the Academic Catalog.