Our Professional Programs

ArborVitae offers a three year program of study for those interested in gaining and applying professional and  clinical skills in traditional herbal medicine. The program starts with the foundational year described above. Students who have studied in other programs may apply to place out of the first or second year. The Second and Third year clinical programs also run from September to May, and each year offers an additional 367 hours of instruction.

Professional Programs

Find out more about our herbalism programs

The ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism incorporates a number of traditional energetic approaches, including Traditional Western Herbalism, Vitalism, Ayurveda, and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Expert instructors come with a well-developed philosophy and practice, offering a range of perspectives that contribute to a diverse and exceptional herbal education.

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New to

Are you fairly new to herbalism? 

Take a look at our first year program entry.

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Furthering your

Do you already have a strong foundation in herbalism through education and/or practice? – Check out our second year program.

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Working with

Looking for clinical supervision working with clients? Our third year program, open to graduates of our second year program as well as practitioners, offers just that!


Now Accepting

Holistic Traditional Training for a

New Generation of Practicing Herbalists. Our 2021-22 school year has begun! Now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year that starts in September 2022.


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