Herbalism Schools Directory

Are you ready to start your herbal education but aren’t quite sure where to start?

You have many options when it comes to learning about herbalism, with myriad types of schools and teaching styles in North America alone. There are casual introductory herbal classes, thorough traditional herbalism courses, and different styles of clinical herbalism tracts, too. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of North American herbal schools to help you on your journey.

Of course, we’d love for you to study with us and join our amazing online community, no matter where you’re located in the world! If you do decide to explore our programs, you can choose from our 150-hour Online Herbal Medicine Making Course, our 1,000-hour Online Herbal Immersion, and our 375-hour Online Foraging Course.

Above all, we wish you luck in finding your herbal niche!

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Download a list of the best herbal schools plus tons more herbal resources in our FREE 100-page Guide for Budding Herbalists!!


* denotes BIPOC-led (Black Indigenous People of Color) schools

+ denotes LGBTQIA+ led schools

General + Traditional Herbal Schools

Online Herbal Schools

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In-Person Herbal Schools

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Clinical Herbalism Programs

Online + Distance Learning Clinical Herbalism Programs

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Hybrid Clinical Herbalism Programs
(Online with Some In-Person Requirements)

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In-Person Clinical Herbalism Programs

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Herb Classes + Workshops

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Fortunately, there are a multitude of ways to learn about herbalism these days! We’d like to provide a comprehensive list from around the country, so if we’ve missed your school or workshop, drop us a line and we’ll add you to the list.

For a directory of herbal resources, including organizations, schools, and practitioners, run by people of color and queer/trans/gender non-conforming herbalists, please go here.