Accredited courses under the Trans-Tasman Naturopathic Education Standards

Southern Cross University (National Center for Naturopathic Medicine) Lismore, NSW.

  • Graduate entry masters pathway (2 years full time) MNatMed
  • Integrated masters pathway (4 years full time) (3 years BHSc(HlthLifest) plus one year MNatMed)BHSc/MNatMed

Both degrees are accredited with initial accreditation due to the new nature of the courses and that some documentation was not yet available. The accreditation period is for 3 years and due for renewal by 19th December, 2025. More information on this announcement can be found here.

South Pacific College of Natural Medicine, Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Bachelor of natural medicine (3 years full time)

This degree meets the requirements of Accreditation, with conditions. The accreditation period is for 3 years and due for renewal by 18th December, 2026.

The category of Accreditation with conditions indicates that the majority of the course meets the accreditation criteria, however a proportion of it is either working towards (conditions apply), or does not meet the criteria yet.

Studying Naturopathy in Australia

More information about all courses that teach naturopathy and Western herbal medicine in Australia can be found here. In Australia, there is a requirement for a bachelor degree to study naturopathy, however some of these courses have not applied for accreditation under the Trans-Tasman naturopathic education standards.

Information on historical courses that used to teach naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine can be found here. This page is to assist practitioners who wish to apply for ARONAH membership. We have a comprehensive list of courses that are no longer taught in Australia.