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Pioneering a Naprapathic Movement in
Integrative Manual Medicine
Southwest University of Naprapathic Medicine (SUNM) prepares its students to successfully participate in the world of Integrative manual medicine using a hybrid online and face-to-face educational model. SUNM aspires to make Naprapathic medicine the premier health management leader in the field of drug-free manual medicine.
People who are passionate about health and wellness are ideal candidates to become Naprapathic Doctors. Those with a background in sports medicine, exercise science, physical therapy, massage therapy, nursing, and other healthcare professions would be suited to learn Naprapathy as their prior certifications pair well with complementary medicine.
Is a Future in Naprapathic Medicine Right For You?
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Completion of Bachelor’s degree earned at an appropriately accredited institution, a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) from an accredited institution of higher education, a minimum of 6 semester hours in each of the following: English composition, Humanities, Natural and Physical Sciences, Biology, Chemistry and Social Sciences, Pass a criminal background check. Applicants who have earned a Bachelor’s degree that have not met all prerequisites may speak with an SUNM Admissions Representative for information on completing these requirements through a specific college.
- Your own practice (our program prepares you to do so)
- Medical Doctors Clinics
- Patient Centered Medical Homes
- Rehabilitation Centers
- Other Complementary Medical Practices
- Occupational Medicine Clinics
- Or even go on to teach in a Naprapathic College
- and more!
According to the Preface of Dr. Oakley Smith's 1917 book, Naprapathic Chartology:
“Naprapathy represents the world's first introduction to charted manipulative methods.
“Naprapaths, by charting their diagnosis and manipulation, place themselves in a class alone. The first attempt in the field of Naprapathy to chart all manipulative procedure represents not only one of the beginning points of the science of Naprapathy, but represents the very beginning point of scientific manipulative therapy.
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