Naturopathic Doctor Training Duration Statistics

The typical training duration for a naturopathic doctor is four years of undergraduate study followed by four years of naturopathic medical school.

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"The bachelor's degree required to enter naturopathic programs usually takes about 4 years to complete."

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"An aspiring Naturopathic Doctor (ND) must complete a four-year, professional, graduate-level program."

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"After their formal training, NDs must pass the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations (NPLEX)."

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"Approximately 94% of naturopathic medical school graduates feel highly satisfied with their education."

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"70% of surveyed NDs feel satisfied with their career."

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"Naturopathic doctors need a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education every year to maintain their licenses in some states."

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"Some ND programs require up to 550 hours of botanical medicine instruction."

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"Naturopathic educational programs also comprise of 1,200 hours of supervised clinical training."

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"In their curriculum, future NDs spend approximately 150 hours studying clinical nutrition."

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"The Council on Naturopathic Medical Education accredits four-year, graduate-level naturopathic medicine programs."

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"As of 2022, there are eight CNME accredited naturopathic medical schools in North America."

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"Naturopaths in Canada must have at least 1,500 hours of supervised clinical experience."

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"Naturopathic doctors in Ontario, Canada, must pass both the basic and clinical parts of the NPLEX examination."

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"NDs are required to complete a minimum of 2 years of pre-medical sciences at university level before starting ND training."

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"A majority of NDs practice in the Pacific and Mountain areas of the United States."

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"Most ND programs also require students to complete biomedical ethics coursework."

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