Admissions Representatives Profiles

Admission inquiries:
CCNM Admissions and Student Services Department
1-866-241-2266 ext. 245


Meet the Student Services Officers!

Providing Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Support Services (note, the letters in brackets besides their names relate to the LAST NAME of the applicants that are assigned to them during the admissions process). 


Charlene Dawson 

Joined CCNM in 2002

Has worked in clinic reception, clinic education, academic fairs, and student services

Enjoys belly dancing in her free time!




karlene hughesKarlene Hughes

Joined CCNM in 2002

Student Services has been her home for 15 years. She has been an Administrative Assistant, Financial Aid Officer and now a Student Services Officer.

Enjoys giving back and spending time with her children.




Gabrina Govender

Joined CCNM in 2018

Worked as the head of admissions for a private college in Durban, South Africa for four years.

Enjoys exploring the city of Toronto, trying different types of cuisines, attending live music shows, going to the movies, playing volleyball and spending time with family.

Contact Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Mailing address:
1255 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M2K 1E2

Phone: 416.498.1255 ext. 245
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Quick Facts

Degree: Doctor of Naturopathy

General Requirements
  • • A three- or four-year bachelor's degree in any discipline at an accredited institution
  • • Grade C or better in prerequisite coursework
  • • Historically, the average cumulative GPA of accepted students has been 3.3 on a four-point scale, encompassing a range of 2.7 to 4.0.
  • • All candidates are evaluated based on their academic history and personal interview, as well as their motivation for becoming a naturopathic doctor, leadership skills, problem solving and critical-thinking skills, and specific personal qualities and characteristics.

Length of Program: Intensive four-year program that includes more than 1,200 hours of clinical experience and involves more than 3,000 hours of classroom training. Our program covers three major areas of study: biomedical sciences, clinical sciences and naturopathic therapeutics.

Tuition and Fees: $ 23,500 (Canadian dollars)

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