Bachelor of Science in Wellness & Alternative Medicine
Northern Vermont University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Wellness & Alternative Medicine is an online health and wellness degree that provides those seeking a science-based degree with the opportunity to study alternative health practices.  With this degree you will study the theory and practice of holistic medicine from experts in the field while preparing for a wellness-based career.  The curriculum examines the social, cultural, political, and psychological dimensions of various health care systems in a rigorous, science-based program that emphasizes holistic models for health, wellness, and healing.  This is your chance to explore the new horizons of health care and to gain an understanding of the mind-body connection and its role in personal wellness and well-being.  Students also study the role wellness plays in developing sustainable communities and learn to make informed healthcare decisions and lifestyle choices through scientific knowledge and practical skills.  In addition to Western, or allopathic, medicine, courses also cover:

  • Naturopathy
  • Ayurveda
  • Native American healing
  • Meditation
  • Homeopathy
  • Massage

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Vermont University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States