The Certified Natural Health Professional (CNHP) program is an excellent stand-alone certificate for those who wish to apply core naturopathic concepts to their own lives or help others in private practice, wellness center, or a natural products retail business. It also serves as the starting point for students who would like to complete our more advanced Certified Holistic Health Practitioner (CHHP) program.

This curriculum focuses on how to apply natural health foundations to support a healthy body, mind, and spirit. Emphasis is placed on understanding the human organ systems and what it takes to promote optimal health, from the inside out, as well as the lifestyle choices and recommendations necessary to care for yourself, your family, and your community.

Now taking enrollments for the August 5, 2024 class start.

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Upon completion of this program, you may work as a Certified Natural Health Professional with your certificate from Trinity. You may also board certify with the following accreditor and choose an additional title.

  • American Association of Natural Wellness Practitioners (AANWP) — Board Certified Natural Wellness Practitioner, Board Certified Christian Wellness Practitioner, or Board Certified Functional Wellness Professional
  • Health Coach Alliance (HCA) — Registered Health Coach (must complete both HC and CNHP) or Registered Health & Nutrition Counsellor (must complete HC, CNHP, and CHHP)
  • International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP) — Registered Natural Health Practitioner

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What You Will Learn

  • The rich history of natural health and the legalities of operating as a natural health professional
  • Human anatomy and physiology, the requirements of each body system, and how to support them naturally
  • Foundational recommendations, such as nutrition, hydration, exercise, sleep, or emotional and spiritual balance, which are necessary for all human beings
  • Methods to support proper nutrition and elimination of waste
  • Traditional naturopathic techniques, including pH balancing, herbology, iridology, homeopathy, Bach flowers, aromatherapy, and physical observations (face, tongue, and nail analysis)
  • How to incorporate natural health principles in your own home with guidelines for shopping, cooking, cleaning, pet care, and first aid
  • How to conduct client consultations and assessments, and make safe, legal recommendations
  • Simple business and marketing strategies to help start and advance your professional career

Learn. Demonstrate. Transform.

Our courses are delivered through the online learning management system, Canvas. Each week students receive lecture material in the form of voiced PowerPoint presentation, video, or reading assignment. Students participate in weekly discussions and activities which provide practical application of their skills and offers peer interaction and instructor feedback. Progress is documented in weekly quizzes and a comprehensive final examination at the completion of each 4-week course.

At the end of the CNHP program, students submit case studies and participate in a practicum. Through case studies, students are assessed on their interpretation of the client’s data and suggested recommendations. During the practicum, students are assessed on their competency of the technical skills pertaining to their designation. Within the practicum, students also complete a comprehensive certification exam.

Estimated time of completion: 40 Weeks

Pay in Full: $4,275

  ($4,500 - 5% Paid in Full discount)

Make a one-time payment of $4,275 and avoid the hassle of making payments. When you pass each course, you'll move into the next course without delay.
Canvas access to weekly modules is included in your tuition.
Books and supplies may be purchased through our affiliate partner, Thriving 4 Health.

After completing the prerequisite course, NH100, a student enters the HP110-170 rotation. These courses are independent of each other and may be taken out of order, depending on which course is being offered that term.

After passing NH100 and HP110-170, case studies will be completed.

After successfully completing case studies and reaching the payment requirements, students will participate in the online practicum. During the practicum, a comprehensive certification exam is administered.

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