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Career Services

The Professional Formation and Career Services Center provides career and business resources and information for students and alumni. Our staff is available to advise students and graduates on a variety of career-related topics, including:

  • Alumni contacts & Networking

  • Scope of practice laws

  • Licensing information

  • Regional demographics

  • Resume/cover letter writing

  • Small business resources

For more information and career resources visit our Professional Formation and Career Services Center.

Practice Development Classes and Workshops

The Office of Continuing Education hosts several supplementary business workshops and seminars during the academic year. Learn more.

Past topics include:

  • Web Marketing

  • Insurance Billing

  • Branding and Marketing

  • Curriculum Vitae and Resume Writing

  • Public Speaking

We also invite alumni and other practitioners in the community to speak to students about their unique paths to practice. Our alumni have shared experiences in research, public health, international aid, sports medicine, and other exciting careers. 

Careers in Natural Medicine

While the majority of graduates from NCNM enter practice as sole proprietors, opportunities for careers in research, integrative practice, corporate wellness, academics, and other fields are increasing.

Professional Opportunities

The Professional Formation and Career Services Center manages an online database of professional opportunities where practitioners and graduating students can search for job openings, practices for sale, space to rent, and other professional resources.

Residency Program

Some graduates from the naturopathic program choose to complete a residency program that assists in the transition from student to practicing physician.

Practitioner Surveys

In summer 2004, the Curriculum Committee of National College of Natural Medicine, in cooperation with the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, surveyed NCNM alumni. The purpose of the survey was to obtain alumni opinion regarding success of the College in meeting its educational goals as well as to obtain information on the financial success of alumni. Review an analysis of data from the completed surveys [pdf file].

The Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges also published a survey of practicing naturopaths. Click here for a summary.