The Journey to Becoming an Herbalist

The Path to Enrollment:

Step 1: Apply:

The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.


Step 2: Interview:

Once we receive your application we’ll review it and contact you soon by phone to discuss the program and learn more about you. After your interview you will be notified whether you have been accepted into the program.

Step 3: Acceptance and Registration

Once accepted, you can secure your spot in the program by registering.

You register by submitting $300 registration deposit within five days of your acceptance into the program will confirm your registration. The deposit is non-refundable, is used for administration purposes, and counts towards your total tuition.

Tuition Payment Plans:

We have multiple payment plan options available. Please contact us for details.

Vital Ways offers a limited number of needs-based Scholarships, Work Study and Grants for eligible applicants.  To find out if you qualify, please don’t hesitate to reach out.  

Refund Policy

Tuition payments, minus the registration deposit, are refundable until two weeks prior to the first day of class. 

Between the two week prior to the first day of class, tuition is refundable minus the registration deposit ONLY if we are able to fill your spot.

Once class begins, there are no refunds.  

Please let us know, if you have questions.



For questions about tuition, registration, & payment plans email us at:

We are located in the very lively NE Alberta Arts district at 2714 NE Alberta street, surrounded by food, art galleries, cute unique shops, coffee houses and true Portland culture.

Phone: 503.914.7908