NCNM Vision & Mission


The National College of Natural Medicine mission is to educate and train physicians, practitioners and pre-professionals in the art, science and research of natural medicine.


The National College of Natural Medicine vision is to be the known leader in natural medicine education.

Our Values: respect, integrity, creativity/innovation, commitment, excellence.

Core Themes

To guide our current regional NWCCU accreditation seven year planning cycle, 2010-2017, NCNM created core themes in support of achieving the NCNM mission as well as objectives and indicators toward reaching these themes. The core themes, objectives and indicators are reflective of NCNM’s overarching Strategic Plan, Framework for Action, for 2010-17. The image below provides an overview of the core themes and supporting objectives.

The NCNM Alignment Model

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