Why Choose ICNH

All courses have as their underlying philosophy the concept that Nature provides the tools for healing; the aim of natural therapies being to strive to stimulate the body's own healing energies using these tools of nature.


Location is in Whitby, Ontario in East end of Greater Toronto Area.

Educational Standards:

The education offered at ICNH-TCM is of the highest standard, with a comprehensive natural medicine program. Smaller class sizes allows for close interaction between teachers and students.

Natural Therapy Library:

Students are encouraged to browse through our extensive library, which contains both traditional texts and up-to-date references. Our wide range of books are categorized into subject topics including Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Homeopathy, Body Work, Medical Sciences, as well as general interest topics such as Spirituality and Ancient Mysticism.

Flexible Learning Programs:

You may pick from a multidisciplinary array of choices offered in a variety of formats depending on the program.

Onsite Classroom Learning
Some programs such as Acupuncture are taught in classroom at our Whitby onsite classroom.  We also offer some courses in Hamilton and we are open to other locations if four or more students are interested, therefore, we are flexible. 

Distance Learning Online
Some programs are offered through our 'virtual online classroom'.  This gives you flexibility to study on your own schedule and at your own pace.

Distance Learning Home Study
Some Diploma Programs and Certificate Courses are offered as Home Study where we send you the class books with exam questions.  This too allows you the flexibility to study at your own pace and on your own schedule. 

As you explore the programs and courses in our calendar you will notice that we have brought together the sciences of the body with the art of the mind and the passion of the spirit.

When choosing the program or course to help you fulfill your purpose, do what we did in creating the International College of Natural Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine - engage your mind, body, heart, and soul.

The International College of Natural Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine offers professional education in the following:

Online and Distance Education:

ICNH-TCM offers Certificate courses in Aromatherapy, Dark Field Microscopy and Reflexology.  

ICNH-TCM offers Diploma programs in Herbal Medicine, Orthomolecular Nutrition and Natural Medicine. The basic medical sciences - Biochemistry, Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology, can also be completed online. Please contact Administration for further information if you are interested in any of these courses.

Professional Classroom and Clinic Training:

ICNH-TCM offers Diploma programs in Acupuncture  for Professionals  in a classroom and clinic environment.   Our professional classroom and clinic training provides students with invaluable experience assessing patients under the supervision of experienced practitioners and instructors. Clinical training in combination with classroom instruction is an integral part of professional training. Members of the public also benefit from access to natural health care at a substantially lower cost than normal.


Fees are payable in advance before the commencement of each program and/or module. All fees are subject to change, generally on an annual basis. Fees are payable in full once a student has commenced a module unless other financial arrangements have been made in advance of start date. 5 month or 10 month payment plans are available through the school and longer terms are available through special arrangements with the Registrar.

Refunds are outlined in detail in the Student Policies and Procedures manual.

All Diploma programs require a $500.00 non-refundable deposit/registration fee in order to secure a classroom spot. T2202A educational tax receipts are given for all courses and programs longer than 16 hours.

Course Alterations:

ICNH-TCM reserves the right to change the content, instructors or timetables of any course. Students will be advised of any changes that may be made as a result of changing accreditation standards. Should changes in curriculum occur, students enrolled in those courses will be required to follow the amended curriculum to receive their Certificate or Diploma.

All fees are subject to change, generally on an annual basis.