FAQ

This FAQ was developed in response to the many inquiries we receive with regard to the educational opportunities we offer at the DSBM. If you have a question, please take a look here first. If you can’t find a response to your question, please use our contact page to send us a message!

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General Questions
Questions about our Distance Learning Programs
Questions about the Mentorship Program
Questions about credentials and certification
Questions about cost and payment

General Questions

I'd like to do some Ayurveda or herbalism courses, and see what I think. Any information you can provide on how to start would be great!
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Questions about our Distance Learning Programs

Can you give me a few more details about your distance learning courses? Is it for newbies to Ayurveda, or all levels?
When can I enroll for the distance learning programs (i.e. Inside Ayurveda, Food As Medicine, Phytomedica)?
How much time each week would you expect or recommend a student to spend studying?
How long do I have to complete the course?
I don’t live in Canada or the US. Can I still participate in the distance learning courses you offer?
Does your Ayurveda program include in-depth study of pulse and tongue diagnosis?
I like hands-on learning. Will you be doing anything like this in the future or will you be sticking with distance courses?
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Questions about the Mentorship Program

How is the DSBM different from other schools and training programs?
How is the mentorship program structured?
How many hours of training does the entire Mentorship Program comprise?
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Questions about credentials and certification.

Could I become a certified Ayurveda practitioner or medical herbalist by taking your distance learning programs?
I was wondering what certifications are offered by the DSBM, and if the DSBM is accredited by any organization or association?
What do I receive after completing one of your distance learning programs or courses? What do I receive upon completing the entire mentorship program?
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Questions about cost and payment

What are the estimated costs for the entire mentorship program?
What are the estimated costs for the Nepal-India Study Program?
Is it possible to obtain scholarships? Do you have a payment plan for low income and seniors, who can't afford to pay all at once?
Do you offer any kind of payment plan for your programs?
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