Natural health is
an eclectic self-care system of natural therapies that
builds and restores health and wellness by working with
the natural recuperative powers of the human body.
Bachelor of Science in Natural Health, Bachelor of Science in Holistic Nutrition, Master of Science
in Natural Health, Doctor of Naturopathy for Chiropractors, Doctor of Naturopathy for Healthcare Professionals,
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (for medical doctors only) Sports Nutrition, Natural health, Holistic nutrition,
Naturopathy, and herbology.
Health services is one of the largest industries
in the country, with more than 11 million jobs, including the self-employed.
About 13 percent of all wage and
salary jobs created between 2000 and 2010 will be in health services.
Nine out of 20 occupations projected to grow
the fastest are concentrated in health services.
Most jobs require less than 4 years of college education.
Clayton College of Natural Health
Make a difference in people's lives. Become a natural health practitioner.
Here's to your health. More than 20,000 students and graduates have chosen Clayton College of
Natural Health (CCNH) to study holistic nutrition, naturopathy, herbology and natural health. As the world's leading
college of natural health, CCNH will prepare you for a rewarding career. The innovative Distance Education format
will give you the flexibility to study from home, at work or while you travel. As an added benefit, CCNH costs far
less than campus-based schools. With over 20 accredited degree and certificate programs to choose from, you can start
earning your Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree today. Learn more.
Natural healing involves moving from a state of non-health into health using only natural means.
Fasting to cleanse the body, using massage therapy to ease aching muscles, and taking herbal formulas to soothe an
irritated throat are good examples. Homeopathy, herbology, iridology, bioenergetic methods, and nutrition are
non-invasive methods of health practice which are designed to stimulate and maintain the body's intrinsic
Are based on the principle that healing will occur naturally in the human body if it is given what
it truly needs, that is fresh air, sunlight, proper diet, pure water, exercise and rest. Programs range from the
philosophy to the practical application of natural health modalities. Several degree programs are tailored to provide
the necessary skills and knowledge to become a naturopath, a natural health consultant or to integrate natural health
methods into an existing healthcare practice. Concentrations in herbology, iridology, or nutrition and lifestyles may
be added to your studies. Students who enjoy the discovery, interpretation, and publication of new findings, natural
health trends, and other related topics of interest may find these types of programs a perfect match.
Focuses on what, when and why we choose to ingest substances into, or restrict substances from, our
bodies; from vitamins and mineral supplements to organic foods and pure water. Electives that focus on practitioners'
skills are available at the doctoral level for those who wish to become nutrition consultants. Concentrations in
herbology, nutrition and lifestyles or iridology may be added to your degree.
Combining medical technology and the human touch, the health services industry care around the
clock, responding to the needs of millions of people from newborns to the critically ill.
More than 469,000
establishments make up the health services industry; all vary greatly in terms of size, staffing patterns, and
organizational structures. Two-thirds of all private health services establishments are offices of physicians or
dentists. Although hospitals constitute less than 2 percent of all private health services establishments, they
employ nearly 40 percent of all workers. When government hospitals are included, the proportion rises to 45 percent
of the workers in the industry.
The health services industry provided more than 11 million wage and salary
jobs in 2000. Almost one-half of all salaried health services jobs were in hospitals; another one-third were in
either nursing and personal care facilities or offices of physicians including osteopaths. About 91 percent of wage
and salary jobs were in the private sector; the remainder, in State and local government hospitals.
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