IN MEMORIAM The DHC family is sad to announce the loss of Dr. Art Birzneck, DC, our Dean, instructor, father, father-in-law, husband, brother, grandfather and friend. The youngest son of former President Ella Birzneck, Art committed his life to improving the health of others through his 30+ years of chiropractic practice and as the Dean and an instructor at the College. Art may be gone but not forgotten.
ONLINE Distance Learning (1 Year)
The Chartered Herbalist Diploma Program has been offered since 1926 and is the most popular program in western Herbal Medicine with thousands of students and graduates around the world. It has been the inspiration of many great North American and international Herbalists. Dr. John Christopher, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Jethro Kloss and Dr. Earl Mindell are only a few of the renowned graduates who got their start in Herbal Medicine with this program. The Chartered Herbalist Diploma Program is designed to provide the student with the fundamental qualifications of a Herbalist. Enroll anytime.
Testimonial of Kelvin A. – Oct 25/13
I took the Dominion Herbal College Chartered Herbalist course in the last half of 2013. It was an excellent course. The first part covered anatomy. The second part covered herbalism, and the last part covered nutrition and other topics. The best points were a strong anatomy section, and that the herbalism and nutrition sections were written by an experienced medical herbalism doctor (Dr. Herbert Nowell) and an experienced holistic health practitioner (Mrs. Ella Birzneck) along with several other well-qualified contributors.
4 Year Distance Learning
This 4-year clinical program provides a comprehensive system of training which includes a study of the principles and philosophy of clinical herbal therapy, the definitions, constituents and pharmacology of medicinal plants, the human body in health and disease, clinical assessment techniques and a wide range of adjunctive subjects relevant to the practice of herbal therapeutics. Students are required to complete 510 hours of supervised clinical training at Dominion Herbal College approved clinics.
1 Year Distance Learning
This 1-year program is designed for individuals employed or seeking employment in the herbal industry to become competent Herbal Consultants. This program creates a balance between the western scientific approach to the study of Herbal Medicine and the traditional North American model. The Herbal Consulting Diploma Program is suitable for individuals working or seeking employment in health food stores, herb shops, pharmacies, supermarkets, direct marketing or wherever herbs are sold and for individuals in herbal product manufacturing or distributing. Students will learn how to assess and formulate herbal products, become familiar with the efficacy and safe use of herbs, market herbs for industry and consult with clients in the retail setting in a knowledgeable and professional manner.
2 Year Distance Learning
Specially Structured for Health Care Professionals at the Physician Level
This 2-year clinical program is specially structured for health care professionals at the physician level who are interested in developing a working knowledge of Herbal Medicine as a complementary healing modality. This program provides a comprehensive system of training which includes a study of the principles and philosophy of clinical herbal therapy, the definitions, constituents and pharmacology of medicinal plants and a wide range of adjunctive subjects relevant to the practice of herbal therapeutics. Students are required to complete 300 hours of supervised clinical training at Dominion Herbal College approved clinics.
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1 Year Distance Learning
This 1-year program includes research and a thesis on an aspect of Herbal Medicine of interest to the student and approved by Dominion Herbal College. The research and thesis topics have proven invaluable to Herbalists and others in the field of Herbal Medicine. Graduates of the Master Herbalist Diploma Program often have their thesis published or utilize this specialized knowledge as freelance writers, lecturers and instructors. Enroll anytime.