as definied by the american association of naturopathic physicians, naturopathic doctors are educated and trained in accredited naturopathic medical colleges. you should consider a major that you enjoy, in which you will perform well and may serve as a basis for further graduate work or employment should you choose not to apply to or are not admitted to naturopathic medical school. it is important that you really learn the material, not just memorize it, as it is crucial to develop your critical thinking skills. students should speak with a ppac advisor and consult the admissions literature for the specific requirements at each school in which you are interested. the criteria for admission varies from school to school, but usually include academic record (gpa), letters of recommendation, demonstrated knowledge and commitment to the profession through experience and personal attributes, and in some cases a personal interview.