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Message from the VP Herbal Studies: DHC is Student Loan designated! All DHC Programs are eligible for Canada Student Loans. BC residents can apply online at StudentAidBC and non-BC residents at Canada Student Loans to apply through their home province.

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Herbal Consulting (1 Year) NOW ONLINE

1 Year Distance Learning (ONLINE)
This 1-year program is designed for individuals employed, self-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. Students will learn how to assess & formulate herbal products, become familiar with the efficacy and safe use of herbs, produce and market herbs for industry, and consult with customers in a knowledgeable and professional manner.

Download a program outline
Download an enrollment contract with pricing

Career Opportunities: This program is suitable for individuals working or seeking employment in health food stores, herb shops & dispensaries, pharmacies, supermarkets, network marketing, online stores or wherever herbs are sold and for individuals producing, wholesaling or distributing herbs and herbal products.

Admission Requirements:
1. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma or Mature Student (19 years or older)
2. High School Level Chemistry or Dominion Herbal College Prerequisite Chemistry
3. Dominion Herbal College Chartered Herbalist Diploma Program

Program Duration: The program duration is one year. The academic year is 12 months (1320 hours) from September through August.

Delivery & Instructional Methods: The Herbal Consulting Diploma Program utilizes a distance learning delivery method in which the course work is completed by self-directed learning together with a 2-day online seminar prior to midterm exams and final exams.

Program Information: The program consists of questions at the end of the lessons in the following courses: Biochemistry, Botany, Materia Medica I, Nutrition, Pathology, Pharmacology and Pharmacy. This program requires 20-30 hours per week of self-directed learning. Students are provided with a Required Textbook List and Supplementary Resources List. Students are required to complete a Herbarium and attend two 2-day online seminars in February and July. Students will write midterm exams and final exams in Materia Medica I, Nutrition, Pathology and Pharmacology. Exams are written online. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be awarded a diploma with the title “Herbal Consultant”.

Student Loans: Canadian students are eligible to apply for Canada Student Loans for this program. BC residents can apply for student loans online through StudentAidBC and non-BC residents can go to Canada Student Loans to learn how to apply through their home province.

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

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