​​​​​​​General Enrollment Information


  • New students must fill out an application for enrollment. 
  • There is a non-refundable $50 application fee. 
  • Once applications are accepted there is a deposit required to hold your place in the program. 
  • You must be 18 years of age or older to attend classes. 
  • All deposits count as your first tuition payment and towards your total tuition cost.
  • ​​NAIMH Foundations Flash Drive & Supplies Fee are not included in program costs. See below for details.



Footprints in Medical Herbalism Program 2017-18
Special Offer: When you enroll in the Footprints Program and refer a friend who also enrolls, both you and your friend get $100 OFF total tuition.


  • Begins September 21, 2017
  • Deposit = $500 (counts towards tuition total)
  • Eight Monthly Tuition Payments =  $230 each 
  • Tuition Cost = $2340*

​               *additional costs not included in tuition and listed below


Additional Costs (required)

     1) NAIMH Foundations Flash Drive

  • This Flash Drive will need to be purchased on the first day of class, September 21, 2017. It contains course curriculum used in our Footprints in Medical Herbalism program. It also includes your enrollment fee with NAIMH, which provides educational supervision from NAIMH and access to academic correspondence with Paul Bergner. (The Flash Drive costs $300 and the enrollment fee with NAIMH costs $260.) Please bring payment with you on the first day of class for the full of amount $560. Checks or Money Orders can be made out to NAIMH. Credit and debit cards will be processed directly by NAIMH. Please note that you cannot start class without purchasing this Flash Drive.
  • For more details about what is contained on this flash drive please see the Footprints Program page.
  • Required Materials Cost = $560


     2) Supplies Fee for Footprints Program

  • This fee covers the following and more: All medicine making supplies: bottles, menstruums (oil, alcohol, honey, vinegar, etc.), jars, herbs, labels, strainers, scales, grinders, and measuring devices. Students will take home finished tinctures, herb infused oils, syrups, salves, tea formulas, fire cider, etc. The supply fee also covers the cost of any parking fees and State Park fees (needed for some herb walks), a botany loop, and hundreds of pages of spiral bound printed notes.
  • This cost can be paid in full or divided up and paid along with regular tuition. $100 deposit, and Eight Monthly Payments of $100 (in addition to regular tuition).
  • Supplies Fee Cost = $900


Total Costs

Please see the payment schedule below for our payment plan.

     Tuition = $2340

     Required Materials Flash Drive = $560

     Supplies Fee = $900

          ​Grand total = $3800



Suggested Payment Schedule for Footprints in Medical Herbalism


Aug 2017

Sept

2017

Oct

2017

Nov 2017Dec 2017

Jan

2018

Feb 2018Mar 2018

Apr 2018

May 2018
$500 Tuition Deposit + $100 Supplies Fee Deposit

$560 for Required Materials Cost

(paid at orientation)


$230 Tuition Payment + $100 Supplies Fee Payment$230 Tuition Payment + $100 Supplies Fee Payment
$230 Tuition Payment + $100 Supplies Fee Payment
$230 Tuition Payment + $100 Supplies Fee Payment
$230 Tuition Payment + $100 Supplies Fee Payment
$230 Tuition Payment + $100 Supplies Fee Payment
$230 Tuition Payment + $100 Supplies Fee Payment
$230 Tuition Payment + $100 Supplies Fee Payment


Payment Options
Please call the School directly to process any payments: 530-470-6166.

We accept the following methods of payment:

  • Credit card payments
  • Personal checks
  • Money orders 
  • Cash (Only in-person at the school)



How To Apply

  • Download and fill out the Application Form.
  • Gather your Required Documents.
  • Prepare your Application Fee of $50.00.
  • Submit your completed Application, Application Fee and Required Documentation:
    • MAIL: Print the Application, fill it out, and mail it with the fee & all documents to ASHM.
    • EMAIL: Fill out digital document on our website and email it to ASHM. You can scan and email the Required Documentation and call the school to process your Application Fee.
  • Within 7-14 days you will receive an email from us about your acceptance.
  • Please contact Heather Luna, ASHM Director with any additional questions or concerns.​ 

Other Programs


​​Advanced Studies in Western Herbalism Program - to be announced
Complete Course Description and Tuition Schedule coming soon - please check back for more details. Must complete and earn a certificate in the Footprints in Medical Herbalism program first.

Clinical Herbalist Program - to be announced
Complete Course Description and Tuition Schedule coming soon - please check back for more details. Must complete and earn a certificate in the Advanced Studies in Western Herbalism program first. 

Enrollment & Tuition