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Alternative medical schools are medical schools (if you want to call them that) that promote Alternative medicine. Their curriculum includes actual sciences including: General Biology, General Chemistry, General Physics, Anatomy/Physiology, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology and any other biological sciences. However, these schools also have a curriculum based on pseudoscience which includes: Homeopathy, Botanical Medicine, Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Osteopathic medicine (though they joined mainstream medical science in the United States) and Ayurveda. Naturopathic and Chiropractic "Physicians" have tried to be branded as primary care physicians but thankfully it has not gained much traction; however in countries like China and India Homeopathic and Naturopathic "doctors" are considered doctors. That being said, this page contains a list of Alternative Medical Colleges and Schools. [edit] Bastyr University

Bastyr University[edit]

See main article Bastyr University

Bastyr University is primarily a Naturopathic Medical College that also teaches acupuncture, oriental medicine, Ayurveda medicine, botanical medicine, psychology, Public Health, Midwifery and exercise science. The university also has an actual scientific degree in Human Biology. For the Naturopathic medicine the curriculum includes- Homeopathy, behavioral heath/mental health, botanical medicine, physical medicine, clinical practice and so on. The school was founded in 1978 and has two campuses in Washington state and California. [edit] Trinity College of Natural Medicine

Trinity College of Natural Health[edit]

The Trinity College of Natural Health offers a "degrees" in Naturopathy, herbal medicine and Iridiology. Education is solely by distance learning and there are no real professors; all that is required for the doctoral thesis is 50 words. The only places where a person with an ND "degree" from this school is in states where Naturopathic medicine is not regulated which means someone with an ND degree from a diploma mill can work as a naturopath. Basically, this school is a straight up diploma mill.