Who Approves Our Courses

Naturopathic CE currently seeks approval for continuing education through a variety of accreditors, organizations, and licensing boards. You can search our Course Catalog for specific approvals by using the “CE Approvals” filter. Check each course page for individual approvals under the “Continuing Education Approvals” section as approvals vary from course to course.

Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA)

The Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA) is a global professional organization dedicated to advancing the field of aromatherapy and promoting the safe and effective use of essential oils. AIA serves as a vibrant community for aromatherapists and those interested in aromatherapy, providing access to a wealth of educational resources, research, and professional development opportunities. The organization is committed to fostering high standards of practice, ethics, and safety within the industry, ensuring that members are well-informed and equipped to use aromatherapy in various settings. AIA also hosts conferences, webinars, and events that facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas among practitioners worldwide. Through its efforts, AIA aims to elevate the profile of aromatherapy and support the personal and professional growth of its members, ultimately enhancing the overall health and well-being of individuals and communities globally.

Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA)

The Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA) is the leading and largest accrediting aromatherapy association in Canada, established in 1993 as a volunteer-based, nonprofit, federally chartered organization. CFA sets high educational standards, requiring its approved schools to teach the science of aromatherapy along with anatomy and physiology, ensuring students understand how these components integrate for safe and effective holistic health. Professional members must complete ongoing educational programs, enhancing their knowledge through a variety of courses, retreats, workshops, and lectures. The CFA supports the growth of the aromatherapy field and its members by providing up-to-date information and best practices on the therapeutic use of essential oils and natural materials. With a mission to promote holistic health and a vision to lead in aromatherapy education both nationally and internationally, CFA honors its history by maintaining rigorous standards and supporting approved schools through a thorough vetting process, offering diverse learning opportunities in multiple languages.

College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC)

The College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) serves as the regulatory body for naturopathic medicine in the province, ensuring the highest standards of practice and patient care. Established to protect the public interest, CNPBC sets educational and professional requirements for naturopathic physicians, oversees licensing and registration, and enforces ethical guidelines and standards of practice. By upholding rigorous standards, the CNPBC fosters trust in naturopathic medicine among both practitioners and the public, promoting safe and effective healthcare options in British Columbia.

College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)

The College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) plays a pivotal role in regulating and advancing the practice of naturopathic medicine within the province. Serving as the governing body, CONO oversees the licensure and practice of naturopathic doctors, ensuring that they adhere to high standards of competency, ethics, and patient care. Through rigorous educational requirements, ongoing professional development, and stringent regulatory measures, CONO safeguards the public by promoting safe, effective, and evidence-based naturopathic healthcare. By upholding these standards, CONO fosters confidence in naturopathic medicine as a valuable component of Ontario’s healthcare system, empowering both practitioners and patients alike.

National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA)

The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy is a 501(c)3 member based non-profit association devoted to the holistic integration and education of aromatherapy into a wide range of complementary healthcare practices including self care and home pharmacy. We offer scientific, empirical and current information about aromatherapy and essential oils to the public, practitioners, businesses, product designers, bloggers/writers, educators, healthcare professionals, and the media. NAHA is actively involved with promoting and elevating academic standards in aromatherapy education and practice standards for the profession. NAHA is also devoted to increasing the publics knowledge and understanding of aromatherapy and its safe and effective application in everyday life.

North American Naturopathic Continuing Education Accreditation Council (NANCEAC)

The North American Naturopathic Continuing Education Accreditation Council (NANCEAC) is a key organization in the realm of naturopathic medicine, focused on accrediting continuing education (CE) providers for naturopathic physicians. It was established by the Federation of Naturopathic Medicine Regulatory Authorities (FNMRA) with the goal of ensuring that CE providers meet high standards of quality and are free from commercial bias. This accreditation is essential for regulatory authorities to recognize that a CE provider is delivering valuable and compliant education to naturopathic doctors. NANCEAC is committed to enhancing public safety and promoting best practices within the naturopathic community, contributing to the advancement of naturopathic medicine throughout North America.

New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NHAND)

The New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NHAND) serves as a professional organization dedicated to advancing the practice of naturopathic medicine within the state. Comprised of licensed naturopathic physicians, NHAND promotes education, collaboration, and advocacy to foster the growth and recognition of naturopathic healthcare in New Hampshire. Through its initiatives, NHAND strives to increase public awareness of naturopathic medicine, advocate for legislative changes to expand access to naturopathic care, and support its members in providing high-quality, evidence-based healthcare services. By uniting naturopathic physicians and advocating for their profession, NHAND plays a crucial role in shaping the landscape of healthcare in New Hampshire and empowering individuals to pursue holistic approaches to wellness.

Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine (OBNM)

The Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine (OBNM) stands as the regulatory authority for naturopathic doctors in the state of Oregon, ensuring the highest standards of practice and patient safety. OBNM oversees the licensure, continuing education, and ethical conduct of naturopathic physicians, aiming to protect the public and uphold the integrity of the profession. By setting rigorous educational and competency standards, OBNM fosters trust in naturopathic medicine and promotes its integration into Oregon’s healthcare landscape. Through proactive regulation and ongoing professional development, OBNM plays a crucial role in advancing naturopathic healthcare in the state, supporting both practitioners and patients in their pursuit of optimal health and wellness.

Vermont Office of Professional Regulation (OPR)

The Office of Professional Regulation (OPR) in Vermont is a key regulatory authority overseeing a diverse range of professions, ensuring the highest standards of competence, ethics, and public safety. Within its purview, OPR licenses and regulates various professions, including engineers, nurses, psychologists, and many others, with the overarching goal of protecting the well-being of Vermonters. By setting rigorous educational and professional standards, conducting thorough examinations, and enforcing ethical codes of conduct, OPR promotes trust and confidence in the professionals it regulates while safeguarding the interests of the public. Through its comprehensive regulatory framework, OPR Vermont plays a vital role in maintaining the integrity and quality of numerous professions, contributing to the overall health and welfare of the state’s residents.