Naturopathic medicine is a challenging and rewarding profession for those who wish to serve as physicians, educators, and researchers. With a solid grounding in the art and science of naturopathic medicine, you will have the training and knowledge to help those in need and to create a healthier, happier world. A degree in naturopathic medicine opens doors to a wealth of opportunities in healthcare and beyond, allowing our graduates to apply their expertise to both traditional and innovative careers. We invite you to join us and look forward to meeting you soon!
A thorough didactic curriculum combined with extensive clinical education, prepares students for the general practice of naturopathic medicine. Through participation in clinical training at UB Clinics specialty shifts (hyperlink to teaching clinic and info on “specialty shifts”) and preceptorship, students have many opportunities to gain more knowledge and hone their skills in specific areas of naturopathic medicine. The following areas have additional training available: pediatrics, oncology, functional medicine, women’s medicine, physical medicine, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, personalized medicine, and botanical medicine.
Diverse employment opportunities are available to our graduates. Here are real-world examples of job options for our grads:
- Residency at naturopathic and integrative healthcare facilities
- General and specialty private and group naturopathic practice
- Naturopathic specialist at an integrative medical center, including hospital settings
- Research fellow
- Graduate/undergraduate studies instructor
- Non-profit healthcare organization
- Public health agencies
By educating and empowering patients to participate in their own care and optimize their health, our graduates are making a change for the better in the lives of many.