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Naturopathic Medicine

Disclaimer: Illinois State University does not have a Pre-Naturopathic Medicine program. The following are recommended courses but will depend upon your chosen educational institution. Please contact Preprofessional Advisor Ashley Berg for additional information.

Preparing for Naturopathic Medical School Checklist

For information on career paths in osteopathic medicine, please go to explorehealthcareers.org

Prerequisite Courses at ISU

Graduate programs have varied requirements for coursework to be completed prior to admission.  However, requirements typically include:

Required Courses

English Composition- 6 hours

  • ENG 101
  • ENG 145

General Biology- 8 hours

  • BSC 196
  • BSC 197

Biology- 4 hours

  • 200 level course

General Chemistry- 8 hours

  • CHE 140
  • CHE 141

Organic Chemistry- 9 hours

  • CHE 230/231
  • CHE 232/233

Biochemistry- 3 hours

  • CHE 242 or 342

Mathematics- 4 hours

  • MAT 120 or 145

College Physics- 10 hours

  • PHY 108
  • PHY 109

Statistics- 3 hours

  • PSY 138

Psychology- 6 hours

  • PSY 110
  • PSY 213

Social Science/Humanities- 15 hours

  • HIS, PHI, THE, ART, MUS, WGS, POL, ECO and/or foreign language

Application Information

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Centralized Application Service (NDCAS)

For additional information about naturopathic medicine, please visit the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC) and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).

List of naturopathic schools in the United States and Canada.


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