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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Herbology Program Starting 5/24

Become a
Certified Master Herbalist
                    Classes in Silver Spring, Maryland
Master Herbalist Certification
with Continuing Education Credit
Live On-line and
On Location

While certified herbalists may not legally practice medicine in the United States, they may work as consultants, researchers, educators, or producers of herbal products. This career field may be appealing to those with an interest in using alternative or natural therapies to promote health. Herbalists may become certified through schools or professional organizations. Educational requirements include formal education and apprenticeships.

Required Education
Varies according to the certifying body; some candidates earn the Doctor of Naturopathy degree
Median Annual Salary (May 2013)*
$43,920 (all herbalists)
Job Outlook
A reputable position in this field requires a lot of experience and expertise. Patients who require herbal treatment look for experts to treat chronic and acute diseases. There are plenty of opportunities for people in this field because new medicines are constantly produced with effective cure. Employment opportunities can be found in various areas including personal clinics, physician's office, hospitals, and holistic medicine clinics. Furthermore, herbalists can work as manufacturers, managers or consultants in the herbal industry. They can even apply for the post of a teacher or researcher.

There is a great potential in this work and salary structure can be checked from two different but authentic sources. The payscale.com has reported herbalists who are certified might earn around $20,800 to $50,000, annually in 2011. According to American Herbalists Guild, herbalist's average salary range might be up to $20,000 to $120,000 annually.


Call 202-237-7681 to register
Classes are simultaneously done on location and "live on-line" using Adobe-Connect.
Come to PMTI in Silver Spring or join us from the comfort of your home using your laptop and Adobe-Connect.com.
Each MHC class level is $225
           Each level can be paid separately              
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Each course can be taken in any order
Makeup can be done online
2015 - 2016 Master Herbalist Certification
Master Herbalist Certification
Total cost $2,250
Class dates
HHC3-   Aromatherapy & Herbal   Medicine
               Location: 3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
May 24   Sun
Oct 3   Sat
MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification
Aug 29   Sat
Sep 6   Sun
MHC2 - Eastern & Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine
Sep 12     Sat
Sep 20 Sun
MHC3 - Phytochemistry
Sep 26     Sat
Oct 4   Sun
MHC4 - Plant Ident/ preparations
Oct 10     Sat
Oct 18   Sun
MHC5 - Vit / Drug / Herb interactions  
Oct 24     Sat
Nov 1     Sun
MHC6 - Business procedures
Nov 7       Sat
Nov 15   Sun
MHC7 -Clinical
Nov 21     Sat
Dec   6   Sun
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
Feb 6       Sat
Feb 14   Sun
HNC5 - Meal Planning guideline
Mar 12   Sat
Mar 20 Sun
Each class is an independent module and can be taken out of sequence except for clinical.
 7 Continuing Education units offered per level
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy
Certified Medicinal Herbalist
NCBTMB Certified Massage Therapist
Class Location:
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Within Potomac Massage Training Institute
8380 Colesville Rd. Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Call to Register:
(301) 538-9650, (202) 686-8202

Upon completion of the Master Herbalist Program graduates will receive Practitioner Certifications through:
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
and the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association

Live On-line and On Location
Upon payment you will either report to our classroom location or you can participate through Live On-line attendance with Adobe Connect.

If you participate through live on-line attendance our office will send you a link to Adobe Connect approximately 24 hours before the class.

The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health/Naturopathy in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine is exempt from MHEC approval authority and therefore can teach in Maryland. 

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association

Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners
Advanced Certification
Homeopathic Doctor
Master Herbalist
NCBTMB Certified Massage Therapist


To register contact:
call (202) 686-8202

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
 Washington, D.C.
(202) 686-8202


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