Here you will find everything you need to know about our Clinical Herbalism & Botanical Medicine Program, including the curriculum, sample course content, professional designation, required textbooks, tuition and more. 

A clinical herbalist is someone educated in alternative and complementary healing modalities, known collectively as holistic medicine or holistic health with a specialty focus on plant medicine. Rockwell graduates assess the whole person, create long-term health solutions, and educate the masses on preventative care, helping heal the world one human at a time.

Students are responsible for purchasing their own required textbooks, just like at a regular university or community college, and can be used as desk references throughout their entire career.

See the required textbook checklist for the RTD program below.

CHD Required Textbook Checklist

Our Clinical Herbalism and Rockwell Tri-Doctorate Programs contain full coursework in aromatherapy, homeopathy, and iridology.

Our iridology program is IIPA (International Iridology Practitioner’s Association) approved and meets member qualifying requirements of Iridology I & II. 

Students who complete this program may use the professional designation of Clinical Herbalist (CH) or Clinical Herbalist Doctor (CHD), whichever title is preferred.

Some graduates may prefer to put an “R” in front of their title to distinguish their Rockwell education, as in RCH (Rockwell Clinical Herbalist) or RCHD (Rockwell Clinical Herbalist Doctor).


Traditional Naturopathy

Think of TNDs & CHHPS as specialists who learn a wide variety of alternative therapies and healing modalities that go far beyond what most people can even imagine. Unlike herbalists who work almost solely with herbs and botanical medicine, TNDs and CHHPs offer options outside of herbalism and nutrition. 

Clinical Herbalism, Botanical Medicine, & Plant Energetics

CHDs learn everything about plant medicine, as well as mycology which is the study of fungi, like medicinal mushrooms. Their knowledge is anchored in the world of greenery right outside our door.

Advanced Holistic Nutrition

AHNDs focus almost exclusively on holistic nutrition and therapeutic diets. Their level of understanding of nutrition far exceeds that of the TNDs and the CHDs. Think of them as nutrition experts. 

Are you ready to develop the skills you need to become an expert in your field? Our programs help prepare the most in-demand, highly qualified holistic medicine practitioners of our class and type in the world!

Students want a school they can be proud of and a name they can trust. That name is Rockwell. How can you tell if Rockwell is right for you?

Do you absolutely love the quality of our programs? Do you appreciate an immediate response to any concerns? Do you want your voice to be heard and your opinion to matter? Does Rockwell resonate with your ideas of what a holistic medicine school should be?

These are the biggest deciding factors for students who choose Rockwell.

Students have lifetime access to our programs and continuing education at no additional cost. This is helpful for individuals who seek professional board certification for holistic practitioners, which requires 10-20 yearly CEUs (continuing education units) for candidates to maintain their status. This means never having to pay for continuing education again.