Foundations in Western Herbalism-Certification Course

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Foundations in Western Herbalism-Certification Course

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Foundations in Western Herbalism
300 hour herbalist certification course

Are you a beginner herbal enthusiast or a seasoned herbalist looking to deepen your knowledge and skill? Are you looking to make herbalism a career or life path? This course is for you.

Career Opportunities as a Certified Herbalist

  • Clinical practitioner
  • Retail store owner
  • herbal product manufacturer
  • Herbal pharmacist for a physician
  • Author
  • Researcher
  • Herbal Instructor
  • Sales representative for herbal product manufacturer

Course Topics

  • Herbal Medicine Introduction
  • Plant Identification and Botany
  • Anatomy/Physiology/Pathology
  • Pharmacology & Formulary
  • Medicinal application by Body System
  • Plant Spirit Medicine
  • Herbs of the Desert
  • Gardening, Harvesting & Preparations
  • Medicine Making
  • Herbal Medicine Systems around the world
  • Business Development for Herbal Advancement
  • Community education
  • Working knowledge of 100-150 herbs
  • Field Study and Internship experiences
  • Clinical Internship program (optional add-on)

This course spans a one year time period where you will explore herbalism from a variety of medicine traditions. You will gain an understanding of how the body functions and why herbs are the perfect partner for health. You will also experience field study to learn plant identification, wildcrafting, harvesting, and medicine preparations. To complete your herbalism skill set you will learn research, teaching, and business building skills to set yourself up for a career as a certified herbalist.


Registration Fee$50.00
Tuition ($9.50 p/hr)$2850.00
Field Trip Fees (estimated subject to change)$220.00
Required Texts (incl. tax & s/h, subject to change)$278.91
Course Total$3398.91

75 Hour Clinical Internship (optional add-on. $8.00 p/hr)$600

Pay in Full discount of $285.00 is reflected in the online price

Payment plans are available - call for information (928)227-2760

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Enroll now with a $250 deposit and a payment agreement.

Optional Add-On: 
Clinical Internship 75 hours $600.00
Internship hours are scheduled at the completion of the course. Pay in full discount applies when added at time of course purchase (Additional discount of $60.00)

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