What is the Practical Herbalist Diploma program?

Are you ready to begin your journey into the world of plant medicine? Whether you are already working with and admire the magic of plants, or you are simply casually curious- this program will equip you with the knowledge to support yourself, your friends and your family with Herbal Medicine.

The teachings included will teach you the ways in which our bodies work, a history of herbal medicine, the sciences behind it, an understanding of wholistic nutrition and two Herbology courses for a strong, foundational knowledge of Herbalism.

Our courses are the result of 40 years of teaching, and decades of study and work within this field. The material provided is insightful and in depth so that you may become familiarized and transformed by what you learn.

The Practical Herbalist program is where to begin if you are interested in developing your relationship with Herbalism.

What can I do with my Practical Herbalist Diploma?

With your Practical Herbalist Diploma, you will have a solid foundational knowledge of the world of plant medicine and the human body. The practical herbalist diploma is the beginning of cultivating your learning and understanding of plant medicine. With what you learn through out your program, you will be able to assist family, friends, yourself and your community with their health as well as maintaining a herbal garden, working in the health and wellness sector and continuing on with your education through our Traditional Herbalist program.

How long does the program take?

Your program has a 3-year completion date however it is possible to complete the program in a 1-year time frame.  We understand life can get busy sometimes and offer program extensions for our students with a $100 extension fee per program or $50 per course.

What are the requirements to begin a Wild Rose College Diploma program?

It is recommended that students hold a high school diploma if they intend to undertake the Practical Herbalist program. Basic English competency is expected.

Does previous education count?

The College recognizes University and College level science courses for transfer credit, To inquire further about transfers or to see if your previous education is eligible please contact administration. Credits will be approved on a case by case basis.

Note: You will need to provide a transcript and/or proof of completion to receive credit.

Do I need to attend full time?

Our courses at Wild Rose College of Natural Healing were created so the most casual or serious learner can take part. Our timelines and delivery ensure our students will be able to participate in our in-depth teachings while working or maintaining their other commitments.

All courses can be completed online and at your own pace.

How much does it cost?

Costs will vary depending on the delivery options you choose.  To view our program prices and payment options click here:

When can I start?

You can start right now! To begin to choose your payment program and initial course and once paid you will immediately receive your course material and access to your courses.

What Courses are required?

Click here to see the Diploma Program Requirements.

Where can I find course descriptions?

Click here to view courses and course descriptions

Still have a question?

Contact our administration team for guidance in choosing your learning path!


Details of the Practical Herbalist Diploma program are subject to change.

Last updated January 2017