Bachelor of Science Degree in Holistic Nutrition Focus is onthe subject of detoxification for Body, Mind, and Spirit: Understanding how physical toxins, and toxins created by emotions can create either wellness or disease.

This course is worth 60 credits:

  • Methods and diets to detoxify the body 20 credits
  • The Mind/Body connection in disease formation 30 credits
  •  How Clearing the Body of Toxins Affects Individual Organs 10 credits

​Studies show that there is a greater mind / body connection to chronic and degenerative diseases than what is usually recognized.

$1,000 - A degree course that results in certification as a Holistic Consultant with AADP for the student. 

120 credits earned by completing Carter Institute AA degree prerequisite.

Carter Institute for Natural Health Studies is dedicated to providing the best holistic education possible, in order to spread health and wealth to individuals and communities around the world. 

​​​​​​Master of Science Degree in Holistic Nutrition Focus is on the subject of Fasting for Health, Longevity, and Spiritual Unfoldment

Fasting targets and dissolves the inflammation which is now well known to be the basis of chronic and degenerative illness and disabilities. Be at the forefront of this fast-emerging new/old science. Become a Certified Fasting Expert with Carter Institute. There is much more to fasting than just doing without food. Fasting from emotions and media is also thoroughly discussed as to their impact on human health. Gain the knowledge necessary to help a client through an intelligent fasting process.

Fasting Expert 60 credits

Fasting Theory and Practice - 35 credits

Spiritual Aspect of Illness -

15 credits

Fasting, not just from food-

10 credits

$1,100 An accredited degree course that results in certification for the student. 60 credits for this course/ 180 credits for students who have completed Carter Institute AA and BS degrees prerequisite.

Payment plan consists of $300 down,

and $100 per month until course paid off.

​​​​​​Associate of Arts Degree

​in Holistic Nutrition

Focus is on the subject of Nutrition for Vibrant Health and Beauty. This course is worth 60 credits.

  • Biology 20 credits
  • The Importance of Water in Human Health 5 credits
  • Healing Foods 5 credits
  • Colon Health 10 credits
  • Nerve and Brain Health      10 credits
  • Nutrition for Ultimate Beauty   10 credits

$900 - A degree course that results in certification as a

Holistic Consultant with

AADP for the student.

​60 credits / no prerequisite



Payment can easily be made through your PayPal account or by money order. If you need to arrange a payment plan, please feel free to call or text: (805) 625-2571. 


snail mail: Dr. C. Carter

               17931 Texas Lane

               Santa Paula, CA 93060

Each course is accredited with, and results in student certification with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, as well as being eligible for certification with the American Alternative Medical Association, and will garner all the rights and recognition thereof.

These courses are designed to be taken one at a time, and in sequence. Each course adds 60 credits to your overall graduation credits to earn the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Each course takes about 6 to 9 months to complete. Credits earned with each course are credited to Carter Institute only, and do not transfer to other schools or learning institutes. 

Courses and degrees are fully recognized and accredited by 

the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. 

Because each degree course is also a specialty, each course can be taken separately, and can also be listed on your AADP website as your specialties.

All courses are in books and paper tests format. We believe that we give a more complete education than you could ever get from watching videos. Plus,you get  to keep all your learning materials for future reference; not something the video classes offer.  

Carter Institute for Natural Health Studies

study from the comfort of home

Holistic Education and Certification

​(805) 625-2571 call or text

Accredited, Distance-Learning Certification Courses​​ Since 2015

- Payment plans available - 

Doctor of Holistic Health

Iridology in Theory

and in Practice

The brain registers everything that is happening within the body, and the eyes are an extension of the brain. Everything that is happening in the body shows in the iris of the eye. The student learns the topography of the iris, and how to determine if disease is imminent or if disease is resolving. This course is the capstone of the four courses, and qualifies the graduate to certify as a Doctor of Holistic Health. Accredited course is worth 60 credits, bringing the total  student learning credits to

240.. All 3 previous courses from Carter Institute are prerequisite.    $1,200 This course requires $400 down for pay plan.

Structure and topography of the Iris - 20 credits

How the Iris reflects internal conditions - 20 credits

Using Iridology to help inform and direct your clients to greater health - 20 credits

Are you the Natural Consultant type?

  • Do you love helping people?
  • Do you desire to make a positive impact on the world and on your community?
  • Do you want to make more money, faster and easier than you are now?
  • Do you like being the 'go to' person when there is a question?
  • Would you like to become healthier?
  • Would you like more time for yourself, and for your family and friends?

If you said 'yes' to these questions, then you are a Carter Institute type and perfectly suited to becoming a Carter Institute for Natural Health Studies

An adult human has 2.5 trillion red blood cells in their body, with an average lifespan of 120 days. Stem cells in the bone marrow divide and produce 2.5 million red blood cells every second of your life. Think about this statement, and realize that with each reproduction, and with the proper nutrition being available to these cells, we can bring greater health to the cells, and thus the entire organism! 

Be at the forefront of this emerging and exciting career path and help yourself and others increase their health and wellness potential. 

Carter Institute for Natural Health Studies has full board accreditation as an institute of higher learning with the American Association of Drugless Practioners. 

Carter Institute graduates who become certified enjoy the following benefits from the AADP:

  • Being listed on a national database of professionals - this means clients can find you
  • Consultations with a professional who can give you advice on how to increase your practice
  • One-time board certification fee to AADP /        no further testing is required for certification
  • Professional affiliation and professional status
  • Frameable AADP Board Certification certificate