Clinical Master Herbalist

Clinical Master Herbalist (CMH),
a designation that requires an in-depth body of knowledge.

You will receive two diplomas: Clinical Master Herbalist & Master Herbalist! All of our courses are purposefully designed to build upon each other to expand your knowledge base. Herbalism is a core area of study in all of our full-length natural health programs (NHC, HHP, TND).  

Our clinical herbalist course provides the educational standard required for those interested in becoming a professional natural health provider with a solid foundation in the safe and effective use of herbs. Your studies will include the complete Master Herbalist program and college level studies in phytochemistry, anatomy & physiology, and natural medicine protocols for the most challenging clients.

The course curriculum is organized into four phases of study. Each phase builds upon the previous phase to guide you through the learning process of understanding and interpretation. Your books and resources have been rigorously selected to give you, the future practitioner, a solid foundation of knowledge and a reliable resource library.  

Board Certification

Our clinical herbalist course makes you eligible to apply for Board Certification. The American Association of Drugless Practitioners Certification and Accreditation Board provides full board professional accreditation and certification to both institutes of higher education and professional practitioners. Students who have received their diplomas are encouraged to apply at

Requirements include 16 books/manuals, 2 projects, 2 online classes (Case Studies #1 and #2, Case Studies #3 and #4),and a final exam. Estimated time to complete this program is 24 months. 67 credit hours/1072 study hours. 


Clinical Master Herbalist Studies Include

  • modern and traditional studies in natural health protocols
  • herbal medicine making and botany studies
  • creating an herbal reference document for use in your office
  • online client case studies
  • college level anatomy & physiology and phytochemistry


G350 Herbs and Physiology
Herbal ABC’s: The Foundation of Herbal Medicine
by Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner

SG30 Herbal Reference Project
(Start in Phase One-Finish in Phase Four)

M200 Nutrition & Health
by Sharlene Peterson

G210/G215 Anatomy & Physiology Part#1
(Choose book or free PDF)

M310 Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements
by Darlene Jorgens

G480 Phytochemistry Part #1
Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry
by Lisa Ganora


G415 Studies in Botany 
Botany in a Day APG
by Thomas J. Elpel

G400 Herbal Preparations
The Herbal Medicine Maker’s Handbook
by James Green

SG31 Herbal Preparation Projects
Herbal Medicine Making Project

G440 Properties & Formulas
School of Natural Healing by Dr. John R. Christopher

G210/G215 Anatomy & Physiology Part#2
(Choose book or free PDF)

G480 Phytochemistry Part #2
Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry
by Lisa Ganora


G470 Earthwise Herbal Repertory
Earthwise Herbal Repertory by Matthew Wood

M610 Basic Blood Chemistry
by Sharlene Peterson

M250 Parasites of Human Interest
by Sharlene Peterson

G210/G215 Anatomy & Physiology Part#3
(Choose book or free PDF)

G480 Phytochemistry Part #3
Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry
by Lisa Ganora

G480 Phytochemistry Part #4
Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry
by Lisa Ganora


G460 Medical Herbalism 
Medical Herbalism by David Hoffman

G480 Phytochemistry Part #5
Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry
by Lisa Ganora

G550 Clinician’s Natural Medicine
The Clinician’s Handbook of Natural Medicine 
by Joseph Pizzorno

M230 Autoimmune Diseases
by Sharlene Peterson

M240 Lyme Disease & Co-Infections
by Sharlene Peterson

A125 Aroma & Herbs/Pregnancy
Aromatherapy & Herbal Remedies-Pregnancy/Breastfeeding, (2015)
by Demetria Clark

TCMH Final Exam

Download our Course Catalog for more information about our herbalist and natural health programs.

Paid in Full: $3,250 (includes $250 non-refundable application fee).
Installment Plan: $3,350 ($250 non-refundable application fee as your down payment and $155.00 per month for 20 months or $124.00 for 25 months).

Military/Law Enforcement/First Responders Discount: 25% off any program for anyone who has or is serving in the military or in law enforcement . This discount is also available for the spouse – when one serves the whole family serves!


Add the Holistic Health Professional or Traditional Doctor of Naturopathy course to your CMH diploma program for only $1,350.00 – THREE DIPLOMAS (MH, CMH, HHP or TND).  All programs have been purposely designed to overlap in key study areas to provide an affordable opportunity to broaden your studies. Students may enroll in additional programs at any time with duplicate classes credited in full.

“Genesis School of Natural Health is absolutely one of the best natural health schools in the market! The curriculum is all inclusive and the presentation has a scaffolding effect. The school representatives are highly knowledgeable and possess a heartfelt desire to help the students. This is overall the best experience I have ever had with any school. My Master’s degree is in Public Health with a Health Education and Promotion Certification. I will tell you, Genesis School of Natural Health ranks equally with regionally accredited colleges based on Genesis’ curriculum selections and program platforms. I recommend this school to anyone wanting to gain a firm understanding of Holistic health.” – Dana A.

 If you have questions about this or any of the programs at Genesis School of Natural Health, please use our contact form and we will email and/or call – you may choose on the contact form if you prefer a call or would like to use email.

Enjoy the Journey,
Genesis School of Natural Health