Admissions

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Prerequisites & Application Requirements

In addition to your fully completed application, several items are required in order for NUNM to place your application under review. Specific requirements are listed by program below. With the exception of the ND/DAcCHM combination, note that graduate applicants may apply to undertake any two programs concurrently.

Once admitted, you will be required to submit proof of immunizations and other documents before you can enroll. Please read this page carefully.

All Graduate Programs

  • Bachelor’s degree* (may apply while degree is in progress)
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 is strongly recommended
  • Fully completed application for admission
  • $75 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Resume or curriculum vita
  • Designated essay questions
  • Official copy of all transcripts
  • Two recommendation forms (academic or professional)
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    Additional Requirements by Graduate Program


    Prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher (may apply while in progress)
    Familiarity with or exposure to naturopathic medicine
    Virtual interview (by invitation only)


    Prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher (may apply while in progress)
    Familiarity with or exposure to Chinese Medicine
    Virtual interview (by invitation only)


    Prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher (may apply while in progress)
    Familiarity with or exposure to Chinese Medicine
    Virtual interview (by invitation only)


    Prerequisite courses
    with a grade of C or higher (may apply while in progress)
    Familiarity with or exposure to Chinese Medicine
    Virtual interview (by invitation only)


    Prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher (may apply while in progress)


    Prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher (may apply while in progress)


    Prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher (may apply while in progress)

    *Bachelor’s degree must be from a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accredited college or university, or the equivalent (as determined by NUNM) from an institution outside of the U.S.

    All Bachelor Completion Programs

  • Fully completed application for admission
  • $50 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Designated essay questions
  • Official copy of all transcripts
  • One recommendation form (academic or professional)
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    Additional Requirements by Program




    Immunization Requirements for Admitted Students

    In accordance with state and federal laws, NUNM holds its students to the highest standards of professionalism, maturity and character throughout their academic experience. In an effort to provide a safe environment for our academic and patient communities, the following requirements must be met before you begin your program. Students are responsible for the costs associated with these requirements.
     

    1. Proof of immunization records.
    2. TB Screening Test (TB Screening FAQs)
      • Online students must complete a TB test performed by a reputable vendor and submit the results to Admissions prior to New Student Orientation
        • Tuberculosis screening using T-spot or QuantiFERON Gold testing is required. Mantoux tuberculin, AKA “skin test” will not be accepted.
      • In-person students complete a TB test at the NUNM clinic as part of the on-campus New Student Orientation session, and will receive further instruction at that time.

    Clinical Students (ND, DAc+, MAc+, MAc, MScN*)

    *Note: Only MScN students wishing to pursue clinical study are required to produce this documentation.
     

    1. Background check. 
    2. Drug test (within 30 days of matriculation only)
      •  Online students enrolling in a clinical program should complete a 10-panel drug test performed by a reputable vendor (read the FAQ for more information). The 10-panel urinary drug screen must include:
          • Amphetamines including methamphetamines
          • Barbituates
          • Benzodiazepines
          • Cocaine
          • Marijuana
          • Methadone
          • Opiates
          • Phencyclidine
      • In-person students enrolling in a clinical program will receive further instructions and test site locations prior to the start of the 30-day window of opportunity.