Becoming a Naturopath

There is currently only one college in Aotearoa New Zealand that meet NMHNZ education standards. NMHNZ will only accept new graduates with degree level qualification.

South Pacific College of Natural Medicine

The South Pacific College of Natural Medicine (SPCNM) is New Zealand’s first and foremost provider of natural health education programmes, taught by highly qualified and experienced educators in purpose-built premises.

SPCNM has officially been a teaching institute since 1967. SPCNM is NZQA accredited to offer the Bachelor of Natural Medicine and NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation Level 4. There are also Personal Interest courses on offer.

Graduates from the degree can practice as naturopaths and medical herbalists.