NAMA Recognized Ayurvedic Practitioner Programs

The following member schools' programs have been reviewed and are recognized as providing training at the professional membership level of Ayurvedic Practitioner. Contact the schools directly for information about their programs, click on the school logo or title to be direct to their website.


Regionally Accredited Universities

Maharishi University of Management

Three-year online Master’s program that provides practitioner training in Ayurvedic anatomy, physiology, pathology, assessment, management, and prevention for all organ systems. Includes unique pulse diagnosis, meditation, diet, yoga, herbology, and six weeks’ clinical residency. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Program: MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine

Southern California University of Health Sciences

Ranked number one by, SCU’s Ayurveda programs provide everything you need to be a successful Ayurvedic healer. SCU provides immersive coursework, expert faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities to put students on the path to success.

Program: Ayurvedic Practitioner

Other Schools

ĀYU - Academy-Svstha Acharya Training Program

ĀYU Academy offers the only updated curriculum for classical Āyurveda with online professional training and on-site clinical practice. The 14-month+ Svastha Āchārya Certificate Program is accessible and affordable with practical Sanskrit, siddhāntaand cikitsā foundations, starting every May. Workshops available year round.

Program: Ayurvedic Practitioner

Ayurved Sadhana Vaidyalaya 

Ayurveda Vaidya Bhishagwar Program. Ayurved Sadhana is approved and regulated by the Department of Higher Education as a professional occupation school in Colorado. The school offers a three-year program that creates a solid foundation by teaching traditional Ayurvedic practices sourced from Vedic texts and comparing them with modern Western medicine.

Program: Ayurvedic Practitioner

Ayurvedic Institute

ASP2 is a full-time, immersive, transformative, practice-based program. It’s academically challenging and includes significant time in our supervised on-site clinic. We value student-teacher lineage and the indivisibility of body-mind-spirit and believe the development of a skilled AP includes self-healing and unfolding of inherent wisdom.

Program: Ayurvedic Health Practitioner

California College of Ayurveda

The California College of Ayurveda is dedicated to transforming human consciousness by providing the highest quality education, health care, and research in the field of Ayurveda, while striving to express the principles of harmony in every action we take. 

Program:  Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist

Florida Academy of Ayurveda

The level II program is a 10-month hybrid course that offers in-person clinical study, real-time virtual classes, online learning, and supervised externship experience. The student receives advanced training in case management skills, including clinical assessment and Ayurvedic treatment protocols for specific conditions.

Program: Ayurvedic Practitioner 

Kerala Ayurveda Academy (CA)

Expand your scope of practice with clinical study of disease according to the traditional Ayurveda. You’ll learn the etiological factors and structure of diseases and the fundamentals of disease management. The program consists of live in-class sessions with internships available at our U.S. clinics and in India.

Program: Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner

Mount Madonna Institute College of Ayurveda

Mount Madonna’s College of Ayurveda has been educating health professionals about how to transform individual and community wellness since 1978. Master faculty + instructor/mentors provide AP students accelerated professional training-clinical experience – 12 four-day residential weekend intensives. MA-Ayurveda degree integrated with AP, leading to AD.

Program: Ayurveda Practitioner

Narayana Ayurveda & Yoga Academy 

A traditional, classical Ayurveda-text-based college offering in-depth education using modern and hybrid training delivery: live online classes, distance learning, and in-person training. We use open source learning. Our teaching staff combines traditional Ayurvedic vaidyas, Western physicians, and Sanskrit/Vedic scholars.

Program: Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner

Radiant Living Online School of Ayurveda

The Radiant Living Online School of Ayurveda provides a vibrant internet-based community where Ayurvedic experts gather with students to train them as Certified Ayurvedic Health Counselors and Practitioners. An Ayurvedic Doctor program is coming soon. Director Patricia Wickman warmly welcomes you!

Program: Ayurvedic Practitioner

Sai Ayurvedic College

Miami-based school offering up to three years of authentic Ayurvedic programs with a satellite school in Puerto Rico (classes offered in Spanish). Programs offered by classroom/live webcast and online distance learning. An approved Department of Veterans Affairs school for veterans’ educational training.

Program: Ayurvedic Practitioner

Sampoorna College of Ayurveda & Holistic Studies

Sampoorna emphasizes comprehensive course studies and superior practical training. We pledge to match student’s enthusiasm with knowledge to help them meet their goals. We welcome future practitioners to help us raise awareness and expand the availability of this most precious science.

Program: Associate in Ayurvedic Medicine

Yoga Veda Institute

Yoga Veda Institute is a karma service centered school dedicated to promoting conscious living. Our scholarship program makes Ayurveda accessible regardless of financial ability. Transform your passion into your profession through an infusion of classical hatha yoga and ancient Ayurvedic healing modalities.  

Program: Ayurvedic Practitioner