Oregon Statutes - Chapter 685 - Naturopaths - Section 685.060 - Minimum educational requirements for license; rules.

(1) The minimum educational requirements for a license under the provisions of this chapter shall be:

(a) At least two years’ satisfactory liberal arts and sciences study, or either, in a college or university accredited by either the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges or a like regional association or in a college or university in Oregon approved for granting degrees by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission as evidenced by certificate or transcript of credits from the college or university; and

(b) Graduation from an accredited naturopathic school or college.

(2)(a) The areas of study required of an applicant for a license to practice naturopathic medicine in this state shall include basic sciences, clinical sciences and any naturopathic subjects specified by the Board of Naturopathic Examiners by rule.

(b) The board may not include major surgery as a required area of study under paragraph (a) of this subsection. [Amended by 1953 c.557 §4; 1969 c.381 §5; 1985 c.624 §5; 1989 c.575 §2; 1997 c.652 §42; 2003 c.154 §2; 2007 c.327 §1]

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