NHI is Nationally Accredited by the AADP

The American Association of Drugless Practitioners  Certification and Accreditation Board was established in 1990. The AADP is  dedicated to promoting an enhanced professional image and prestige among  practitioners of traditional and non-traditional therapies and methodologies.

The AADP’s national and international membership body of over 21,000 is made up of MDs, NDs, DCs, OMDs, PhDs, RNs, Health Coaches, and other “drugless” practitioners. The AADP does not cater only to one field  or practitioner, but unites all professional holistic health practitioners.  As other organizations’ benefits are limited to educational discounts, car  rental discounts and seminars, the AADP’s benefits can help promote you and  your practice.

Both traditional and non-traditional holistic schools  and colleges have suggested to their graduates to become board certified. The  AADP is recognized by many holistic schools and colleges.

Certificate of Accreditation AADP

NHI is Accredited by the California Naturopathic Association (CNA)

NHI is endorsed as the Number One Naturopathy College in the State of California by the CNA California Naturopathists.

The California Naturopathic Association was incorporated in 1993 out of the efforts of Angela Burr Madsen (Traditional Naturopath) and others to preserve the practice of Naturopathy in the state of California The California Naturopathic Association is dedicated to promoting the practice of Traditional and Non-invasive Naturopathy and supporting the naturopathic practitioners who practice it. CNA will always work to secure the titles “naturopath,” traditional naturopath,” and naturopathic practitioner,” so as those titles remain in the public domain. Naturopathic practitioners will then remain free to practice naturopathy in the state of California. We embrace this responsibility and obligation so as to nurture this practice for future generations.

NHI is Nationally and Fully Accredited by the American Naturopathic Medical Association (ANMAB)

The American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board (ANMAB), formerly ANMCAB, was founded in 1978, and incorporated in Washington, D.C. This prestigious organization has recognized and met the need to promote and regulate naturopathic traditional and non-traditional education over a period of thirty-eight years. Through the process of review ANMAB adopted criteria and procedures for evaluating institutions and its programs. This system of review has worked for determining the qualities of sound educational programs, and ethical business practices, in all areas of natural health care. The organization’s Committee on Accreditation oversees all evaluations conducted by the investigative team, and grants final approval.

ANMAB LOGO certified since 2021

ANMAB offers Board Certification in:

  • Board Certified Naturopath BCN

  • Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, BCHHP

  • Board Certified Nutritional Consultant, BCNC

  • Board Certified Master Herbalist, BCMH 

  • Board Certified Health Coach, BCHC

  • Board Certified Natural Health Practitioner, BCNHP

  • Board Certified Aromatherapist, BCA


As of April 2017, NHI is no longer associated with the CA BPPE and thus is not CA State-Licensed or CA State Approved.

HOWEVER: NOTE: When you graduate from the NHI Certified Nutritionist Consultant (CNC)™, the NHI Certified Clinical Master Herbalist (CCMH)™, and the NHI Certified Clinical Master Aromatherapist (CCMA)™ Programs, you are automatically fully Certified by NHI College. When you graduate from the NHI Programs & Courses that qualify you for Holistic Health Practitioner (H.H.P.), and when you graduate the NHI Programs and Courses that qualify you for Naturopathic Practitioner (N.P.), you can be Certified/Accredited by the American Naturopathic Medical Association Board (ANMAB), the California Naturopathic Association (CNA), and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). Furthermore, graduates of the NHI CNC™, CCMH™, and CCMA™ Programs have the “option” of obtaining additional Certifications/Accreditations from the ANMAB.

Also NOTE: As of April 2017, NHI ceased all in-classroom, residential trainings. We moved our focus entirely and exclusively to our long-established, nationally accredited, internationally renown Distance-Learning Programs and Courses. We left the information on our website about most of our previous residential Programs, Courses, and Classes so you can see what the content is of our audio recordings that we provide for free to our Distance Learning students. This is a very significant and unique value addition!

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