This holiday season you can help a child like Marta get the healthcare she needs ... and it won't cost you a cent! This holiday season you can help a child like Marta get the healthcare she needs ... and it won't cost you a cent!
SCNM Thrive. Nourishment, Movement & Empowerment for all. SCNM Thrive. Nourishment, Movement & Empowerment for all.
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SCNM Community Commons is now open. SCNM Community Commons is now open.
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences.

Discover the Physician in You

Change the World Around You

Our goal is to help students become the very best physicians to help heal a world beset by suffering and sickness.

We seek people who love science and who recognize that there is more to medicine than drugs and surgery. 

Here, you will experience the most difficult and exhilarating years of your life. Exploring the human body in health and disease in the classroom will challenge your mind. Restoring health in the exam room will nourish your soul. And it’s simply inspiring. 

SCNM News, Stories and Upcoming Events

  • SCNM Discovery Day

    Prospective students and community members interested in learning about naturopathic medicine as either a lifestyle or professional career can find what they need at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine’s Discovery Day from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 2140 E. Broadway Rd. in Tempe.

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  • SCNM to Honor Veterans at the School’s First ‘Vis for Vets’ Celebration

    The Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine is inviting the community to celebrate and express gratitude for all veterans at ‘Vis for Vets,’ an on-campus event taking place Wednesday, November 11, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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  • Phoenix Magazine Features SCNM

    The October 2015 issue of Phoenix Magazine presented information on SCNM’s Thrive community education program and Nourish Café in the magazine’s Women’s Health & Wellness section.

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  • Join Us for a Free Webinar

    SCNM is accepting applications for Spring and Fall 2016!  QUESTIONS ABOUT SCNM, APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS OR USING NDCAS? Join us for an upcoming webinar for an overview of SCNM's curriculum and admissions process including tips and techniques for completing your application in NDCAS, SCNM's on-line application.

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We're Growing!

Campus Expansion

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The chance to transform a college comes along once in a generation.  Throughout our first 20 years, we've educated medical students, treated patients and conducted research, solely focused on naturopathic medicine. Today, we have the opportunity to teach more students, help more patients, including the underserved, and reach and empower the public through community education. 

Our new building features: 

  • Teaching kitchen
  • Healthy café
  • Regenerative pain and rehabilitation center
  • Expanded natural medicinary
  • Exercise space 
  • Larger library 
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Discover SCNM

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Discovery Day is Saturday, November 14.

The world is changing every day and so is medicine. The power to heal is yours with no boundaries. What a rewarding way to live. Join us on Saturday, November 14 to learn more about naturopathic medicine!

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Regenerative Injection Therapy Workshops


Expand your Naturopathic Practice!

What if you had an answer to the pain epidemic that was safe, highly effective, financially rewarding and complemented your existing practice?  Become part of the solution by gaining the hands-on education necessary to become competent and confident in PRP/Prolotherapy.

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Masters of Public Health

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SCNM and University of Arizona Collaborate to Offer MPH Dual-Degree Program

In collaboration with the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, SCNM is pleased to offer a dual-degree program for a naturopathic medical degree (ND) and a master’s degree in public health (MPH). Naturopathic medical students will begin classes in the fall 2016.

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