Naturopathic Medicine, N.D. Admissions Information

Program Prerequisites

To be eligible for the ND program, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and all prerequisites must be completed prior to matriculation into the ND program
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Prerequisite coursework must be taken in the last seven years from an accredited institution.
  • Students must receive a “C” at minimum in order for a course to count towards fulfilling a prerequisite

Science Prerequisites

(Only biochemistry may be taken online. All other science prerequisites must be taken in-person)

  • Biology – 6 semester hours, no labs required (Anatomy and Physiology I and II are strongly recommended)
  • Chemistry with labs – 12 semester hours and at least two labs. Three of the 12 semester hours must be in Biochemistry. The nine additional semester hours must be from three of the four courses listed here: General Chemistry I, General Chemistry II, Organic Chemistry I, and Organic Chemistry II. At least one of these three courses must include a lab
  • Physics – 3 semester hours, no lab required
  • Recommended coursework: Microbiology with lab, Botany with lab, Genetics with lab, Statistics, Developmental Psychology, Medical Terminology

Non-Science Prerequisites

(Online courses accepted)

  • Communication/Language Skills – 6 semester hours and must include a composition/essay class. AP credit may be used
  • Psychology – 3 semester hours. AP credit may be used
  • Social Sciences or Humanities Electives –
    6 semester hours

Required Materials

  • Application and application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • Résumé
  • Three recommendation letters including one from a health care provider
  • Personal statement: In 500–750 words, detail why you are seeking this degree, how your background and experience prepared you for naturopathic medical school and a career as a naturopathic doctor, your future goals, and why you seek to pursue your degree through UB
  • An in-person interview
  • Background check required prior to clinical rotations


It is the policy of the University of Bridgeport to prohibit discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment, and in the provision of services on the basis of legally protected class characteristics (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment), or any other unlawful factor. Protected class characteristics include race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, sex (gender identity, gender expression, sexual harassment), marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, physical/mental/learning disability, veteran status and any other group protected by civil rights laws.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Feb
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Physician Assistant Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Fl
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Students interested in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Feb
24
Wed
Doctor of Chiropractic Virtual Fair
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The University of Bridgeport will be participating in Discover Chiropractic’s Doctor of Chiropractic Virtual Fair!

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Conveniently interact with representatives from UB to:

  • Speak with Admissions Reps and Faculty during live chat sessions
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  • Learn more about programs and career options

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Mar
2
Wed
Naturopathic Prospective Student Day @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come gain an insider’s perspective of the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine!

Prospective students are invited to come to campus for an admissions presentation, tour, class observation, and lunch with faculty members and current students.

To register, click the date that works best for you:

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016

 

Mar
21
Mon
Naturopathic Prospective Student Day @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come gain an insider’s perspective of the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine!

Prospective students are invited to come to campus for an admissions presentation, tour, class observation, and lunch with faculty members and current students.

To register, click the date that works best for you:

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016

 

Physician Assistant Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Fl
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Students interested in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

To register, click on the date that works best for you:

Monday, February 22, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

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