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82 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in alternative medicine. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 20% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.4% of alternative medicine graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Alternative Medicine Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 82 students earned their graduate certificate in alternative medicine. This earns it the #19 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in alternative medicine at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,522
Doctor’s Degree 1,110
Bachelor’s Degree 401
Basic Certificate 243
Undergraduate Certificate 131
Associate’s Degree 87
Graduate Certificate 82

Earnings of Alternative Medicine Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for alternative medicine majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for alternative medicine students who are graduate certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in alternative medicine. About 92.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 6
Women 76
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Alternative Medicine

The racial-ethnic distribution of alternative medicine graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 60
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 7
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Alternative Medicine Graduate Certificate Students

There are 14 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in alternative medicine. Learn more about the most popular 14 below:

15 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for alternative medicine students seekinga graduate certificate is Maryland University of Integrative Health. Each year, around 800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 graduate certificates were handed out to alternative medicine majors at MUIH. About 93% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#1

Won Institute of Graduate Studies

Glenside, Pennsylvania
15 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Won Institute of Graduate Studies tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for alternative medicine majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 0 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 graduate certificates were handed out to alternative medicine majors at Won Institute of Graduate Studies. Of these students, 80% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

12 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for alternative medicine majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is American College of Healthcare Sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,280 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,720 per year.

The alternative medicine program at American College of Healthcare Sciences awarded 12 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 8% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

St Catherine University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
11 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

St Catherine University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in alternative medicine. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,522 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,948 per year.

The alternative medicine program at St Catherine University awarded 11 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#5

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Michigan University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in alternative medicine. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,094 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,360 per year.

The alternative medicine program at Western Michigan University awarded 8 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Drexel University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in alternative medicine. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,146 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $35,181 per year.

The alternative medicine program at Drexel University awarded 8 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

Bastyr University

Kenmore, Washington
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

The 7th most popular school in the country for alternative medicine majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Bastyr University. Each year, around 900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,820 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,900 per year.

The alternative medicine program at Bastyr University awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

John F. Kennedy University

Pleasant Hill, California
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

John F. Kennedy University comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in alternative medicine. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,500 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their graduate certificate in alternative medicine from JFKU.

#9

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, New Hampshire
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Plymouth State University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in alternative medicine. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,870 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,630 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificates were handed out to alternative medicine majors at Plymouth State.

#10

Georgian Court University

Lakewood, New Jersey
1 Yearly Graduations

Georgian Court University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in alternative medicine. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,050 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,750 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in alternative medicine from Georgian Court.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in alternative medicine. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,525 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,393 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in alternative medicine from New York Institute of Chinese Medicine.

Alternative Medicine Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Alternative Medicine & Systems 34
Traditional Chinese Medicine 20
Holistic Health 14
Other Alternative Medicine & Systems 14

Below are some popular majors that are similar to alternative medicine that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 3,386
Public Health 1,648
Mental & Social Health Services 988
Health/Medical Admin Services 906
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 856

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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