International Medical Graduates

CCNM is accepting applications for the two-year bridge delivery program for international medical graduates (IMGs). If you have any questions, please contact

Please note that the two-year bridge delivery program for international medical graduates (IMGs) is only offered at the CCNM - Toronto Campus.

International Bridge Delivery
CCNM offers the first-ever naturopathic medicine bridge delivery for international medical graduates (IMGs). The IMG bridge delivery enables foreign-trained medical doctors living in Canada to further their health care careers as naturopathic doctors. Graduates receive the Doctor of Naturopathy degree.
The six-term curriculum incorporates all of the competencies of the four-year naturopathic medical program and acknowledges previous medical education and experience. Required courses are compressed into a 24-month schedule.
Applications for May 2023 will open on June 1, 2022.
Admission Requirements
IMGs must have graduated from a medical school recognized by the Medical Council of Canada and attained a passing grade in one of the following three medical examinations:
Refer to the academic calendar for more details.
CCNM’s minimum requirements in International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Test are:
  • IELTS (academic): minimum overall band score of 6.5 or higher (on a 9-point scale)
  • TOEFL iBT: minimum 86 out of 120 (CCNM TOEFL DI Code: 0245)
  • CAEL: minimum overall band score of 60 or higher (on a 90-point scale)
International Medical
Graduates (IMGs)
CCNM offers a bridge delivery of its naturopathic
medical program, developed specifically for
international medical graduates (IMGs).


Academic Calendar
The academic calendar provides all the
information you need as a CCNM student.
Please refer to it for detailed information
about all aspects of attending CCNM.