Become a


Certified Master Herbalist

                    Classes in Silver Spring, Maryland
Master Herbalist Certification
with Continuing Education Credit
Live On-line and
On Location

While certified herbalists may not legally practice medicine in the United States, they may work as consultants, researchers, educators, or producers of herbal products. This career field may be appealing to those with an interest in using alternative or natural therapies to promote health. Herbalists may become certified through schools or professional organizations. Educational requirements include formal education and apprenticeships.

Required Education

Varies according to the certifying body; some candidates earn the Doctor of Naturopathy degree

Median Annual Salary (May 2013)*

$43,920 (all herbalists)


Job Outlook

A reputable position in this field requires a lot of experience and expertise. Patients who require herbal treatment look for experts to treat chronic and acute diseases. There are plenty of opportunities for people in this field because new medicines are constantly produced with effective cure. Employment opportunities can be found in various areas including personal clinics, physician's office, hospitals, and holistic medicine clinics. Furthermore, herbalists can work as manufacturers, managers or consultants in the herbal industry. They can even apply for the post of a teacher or researcher.



There is a great potential in this work and salary structure can be checked from two different but authentic sources. The has reported herbalists who are certified might earn around $20,800 to $50,000, annually in 2011. According to American Herbalists Guild, herbalist's average salary range might be up to $20,000 to $120,000 annually.  



Call 202-237-7681 to register



Classes are simultaneously done on location and "live on-line" using Adobe-Connect.

Come to PMTI in Silver Spring or join us from the comfort of your home using your laptop and


Each MHC class level is $225

           Each level can be paid separately              

Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Each course can be taken in any order

Makeup can be done online


2015 - 2016 Master Herbalist Certification

Master Herbalist Certification

Total cost $2,250

Class dates



HHC3-   Aromatherapy & Herbal   Medicine

               Location: 3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832

May 24   Sun

Oct 3   Sat


MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification

Aug 29   Sat

Sep 6   Sun



MHC2 - Eastern & Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine

Sep 12     Sat

Sep 20 Sun



MHC3 - Phytochemistry

Sep 26     Sat

Oct 4   Sun



MHC4 - Plant Ident/ preparations

Oct 10     Sat

Oct 18   Sun



MHC5 - Vit / Drug / Herb interactions  

Oct 24     Sat

Nov 1     Sun



MHC6 - Business procedures

Nov 7       Sat

Nov 15   Sun



MHC7 -Clinical

Nov 21     Sat

Dec   6   Sun



HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition

Feb 6       Sat


Feb 14   Sun




HNC5 - Meal Planning guideline

Mar 12   Sat


Mar 20 Sun





Each class is an independent module and can be taken out of sequence except for clinical.



 7 Continuing Education units offered per level
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy
Certified Medicinal Herbalist
NCBTMB Certified Massage Therapist

Class Location:

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Within Potomac Massage Training Institute

8380 Colesville Rd. Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910 

Call to Register:

(301) 538-9650, (202) 686-8202


Upon completion of the Master Herbalist Program graduates will receive Practitioner Certifications through:


Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

and the

American Naturopathic and Holistic Association



Live On-line and On Location

Upon payment you will either report to our classroom location or you can participate through Live On-line attendance with Adobe Connect.


If you participate through live on-line attendance our office will send you a link to Adobe Connect approximately 24 hours before the class.


The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health/Naturopathy in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine is exempt from MHEC approval authority and therefore can teach in Maryland. 


Approved for continuing education through the

American Alternative Medical Association


Accredited by the

American Association of Drugless Practitioners




Advanced Certification


Homeopathic Doctor

Master Herbalist

NCBTMB Certified Massage Therapist



To register contact:

call (202) 686-8202


Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
 Washington, D.C.

(202) 686-8202




Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Friendship Height  -  Cleveland Park  -  Silver Spring  -  Olney

202) 686-8202