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Australasian College of Health Sciences


Australasian College of Health Sciences
5940 SW Hood Avenue
Portland, OR 97239


Established in 1978, Australasian College of Health Sciences specializes in offering distance learning programs in holistic health. Based in Portland, Oregon, the college offers online programs and has a diverse student body and qualified faculty members. Australasian College of Health Sciences offers an education centered on a holistic approach to medicine. Students at the Oregon college study with like-minded individuals in a dynamic learning community.

Australasian College of Health Sciences offers academic programs in herbal medicine, aromatherapy, dynamic phytotherapy and holistic medicine. Study abroad and continuing education programs are also offered at the Oregon college.

Although many of the programs at Australasian College of Health Sciences are offered online, students are welcome to visit the Portland campus. The campus of the Oregon college sits on more than 4,500 square feet, and it features a botanical teaching garden.

Quick Facts

  • Australasian College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council. It also has approval from the Oregon Office of Degree Authorization.

  • In 1998, Australasian College of Health Sciences became the first state-licensed natural health institution in the United States to offer distance learning education programs.

  • Graduates of Australasian College of Health Sciences go on to become aromatherapists, master herbalists, wellness consultants, natural products retailers, and herbal store owners and managers.

  • Australasian College of Health Sciences offers non-credit community wellness classes to individuals within the community. These classes at the Oregon college are open to the public and teach attendees about healing practices and theories.

  • Australasian College of Health Sciences was originally established as a distance education department of a naturopathic college in New Zealand. It split from the college in 1978 to become its own institution. An office opened in the United States in 1991, and the Oregon college moved to its present location in 2002.
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