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Prerequisites

We require the minimum of a high school diploma or GED to enroll in any program at Trinity. Students are not required to have a college bachelor's or master's degree.

Registration and Fees

Credit cards, personal checks and money orders are accepted for tuition payments and must be in U.S. dollars. The application must be filled out entirely in order for Trinity School of Natural Health to process the application. The enrollment and access to course materials will be delayed should the application not be filled out completely, or if payment is not submitted with the application. Please contact Trinity School of Natural Health if you have any questions concerning the application.

All students will be charged a $250 nonrefundable application fee which is included in the enrollment fee. An installment plan is available. We allow each student to choose the due date for the installment plan. We are able to offer due dates on the tenth (10th) or twentieth (20th) of each month. If a due date is not selected on your application, we will automatically use the tenth (10th) of the month as the due date. We do allow a grace period of ten (10) days. If a payment does not arrive within the grace period, a late payment fee of $25 will be applied to your account. If a payment is not made within 11 days, the student will be put on inactive status until the payment(s) are current. Inactive status can include, but is not limited to, access to tests are denied, tests will not be graded, official documents cannot be sent to other organizations, etc. Trinity School of Natural Health reserves the right to limit restrictions in other forms other than what is mentioned here.

Enrollment in multiple programs

A student may decide to enroll in additional programs at any time. When a student decides to enroll in an additional program, a new application will need to be submitted to Trinity School of Natural Health. We will apply a credit to the new program by waiving courses from the original program of enrollment. The payment plan will be adjusted accordingly once the application is received.

Course Materials

Courses will be released upon completion of the application and financial arrangements. Students choosing the installment plan will receive the course work for the first two courses. For those students that are paying their tuition in full, all course work will be released at one time. Any textbooks or DVDs are the responsibility of the student and are generally available in bookstores. Most courses do not require lecture DVDs and some courses do not require textbooks. For more information on the materials, please visit Nutritional Resources.

Accessing exams

Course exams can be accessed through Trinity School of Natural Health's Student Login. Any students that choose to access their exams online will not incur an additional $10 administration fee for each course. For those students that still want their course exams shipped and are choosing the installment plan option, an extra $30 is due with the minimum down payment at the time of application for the traditional Doctor of Naturopathy Program or an additional $20 for the Master Herbalist, Master Iridology or Advanced Certified Nutritional Consultant Programs. If a student is paying the entire tuition fee up front, the entire administration fee is also due at the time of application. The Instructor-format ND program and Certified Natural Health Professional Program does not offer an option to ship course exams. Any student that chooses to have exams shipped to them can change to online testing. A request in writing is needed to confirm this change. All administration fees are nonrefundable. The student will be responsible for the postage necessary to return each completed course exam.

Transcripts and Diplomas

Students will receive one free diploma for each program completed. Extra diplomas can be ordered upon request. There is a $25 fee charged per additional diploma. Each student will receive one free transcript per program. Transcripts are sent upon request. Extra transcripts can be ordered. There is a $10 fee per additional transcript.

Time Limit for the Programs

There is no set time in which the student must complete any individual course within a program; however, the student must complete the entire program within the time limit given. The student will have three (3) years to complete the Doctor of Naturopathy Program, two (2) years to complete the Master Herbalist or Advanced Certified Nutritional Consultant Programs; or one (1) year to complete the Master Iridologist or Certified Natural Health Professional Programs. Should an additional program be added, the student will be given two (2) months per course to complete that program (not to exceed the original time limit for that program).

Should a student wish to enroll in individual courses and not a program, that student will have a three (3) month time limit per course. Should the course not be completed within that time frame, all policies will apply and the student will not be eligible for a refund on the individual courses as monies paid would be considered fully earned.

Refund Policy

Students who withdraw from their traditional, book-study program within the first thirty (30) days will receive a 100% refund on the tuition price of their program, minus the $250 nonrefundable application fee and a $200 fee per completed courses. A pro-rated refund, minus the nonrefundable application fee and $200 fee per completed courses will be provided to those who withdraw after the initial thirty (30) days, but before six (6) months, commensurate with governing state laws and the commission on proprietary education. Tuition is considered fully earned after six (6) months and the student will not be eligible for a refund. The time frame for refund applies to the enrollment of a program. Should a student only enroll in one course, and not complete the course within the three (3) month time limit, all monies are considered fully earned for that course and are nonrefundable. All administration fees are nonrefundable. A modified refund policy exists for the Certified Health Specialist, Certified Natural Health Professional and video-taught Doctor of Naturopathy Programs. Please contact Trinity School of Natural Health for additional details.

Transfer of Credits

Transfer of credits from another college is not allowed at this time in order to help students develop a thoroughly consistent philosophy traditionally associated with the Trinity School of Natural Health Diploma.

Statement of Agreement

I understand that this Statement of Agreement applies to the traditional book-study programs and that the programs offered are by a nontraditional school. I agree that I will use any designation I receive in accordance with applicable laws in the state in which I reside. I understand that this program does not qualify me to practice medicine or any other practice reserved currently by state law for licensed professions. I understand that no employment will be offered to me as a result of taking any program from Trinity School of Natural Health.

I understand that I only need to complete an exam for each course and that there are no study guides or syllabuses to go with the textbook. I understand that the course exams will be made available to me at no additional charge by accessing the exams online. I understand that should I request the course exams be shipped to me, I will pay $10 per exam. I understand that I will be required to purchase my own textbooks or other course materials. I also understand that by choosing to complete my exam by mail, I am responsible for postage to return my exam for grading. I understand that all administration fees are nonrefundable.

I understand that I have the option to access the exam online and that exams submitted to Trinity School of Natural Health for grading MUST be typed and double-spaced (unless the directions of the exam tells me differently). I understand that I must receive an 85% or higher in each course and that I agree to retake any exams in which I fail in order to secure a passing score, and that the decision of the faculty and administration is final. Any resubmitted test completed via mail will be charged a $25 fee. I understand that all work must be my own work. I understand that I could receive a penalty of up to a 10% reduction in my grade and/or be asked to resubmit the work if it has been found that I have copied from another student.

There is no set time in which I must complete any individual course; however, it is my intention to complete the entire program within the designated time limit. I understand that I have a three (3) years to complete the Doctor of Naturopathy program; two (2) years to complete the Master Herbalist or Advanced Certified Nutritional Consultant programs; one (1) year to complete the Master Iridology or Certified Natural Health Professional programs; 6 months for the Certified Health Specialist program. I also understand that should I add on an additional program, I will be given two (2) months per course to complete that program (not to exceed the original time limit for that program). I understand that should I take just one (1) course (not a program), I have a time limit of three (3) months. I understand that should the course/program not be completed within the appropriate time limit, all monies will be lost and I cannot complete that course/program.

I understand that if I am on the installment plan, payments are due monthly. I understand there is a ten (10) day grace period for payments to be received by Trinity School of Natural Health. If a payment is not submitted within the grace period, a $25 late fee will be applied to my account. If a payment has not been made to Trinity School of Natural Health within eleven (11) days of the due date, I will be placed on Inactive Status until payments are made current. By being placed on Inactive Status, I understand that tests will not be received or graded, nothing will be sent to me and access to tests will be denied. I also understand that Trinity School of Natural Health reserves the right to make changes to the inactive status policy and that the limits of the inactive status policy listed here include everything mentioned but is not limited to those items. I also understand that with each monthly payment, I will be given access to one (1) new course. I understand I may make the monthly payments early to gain access to new course work at the pace I need.

I understand the terms of the refund policy as stated in the Trinity School of Natural Health Course Catalog and acknowledge that the $250 application fee (included in the tuition fee) is nonrefundable and that tuition is considered fully earned after six (6) months and is nonrefundable. I also understand that any fees paid for shipping and handling are nonrefundable.

By checking the box and submitting my application online, I am stating that I agree to abide by Trinity School of Natural Health's policies and understand that any decision made is at the discretion of the staff at Trinity School of Natural Health.