BNHC does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, etc.
You must have either graduated high school or have a GED equivalent. Also, proficiency in English is needed. BNHC accepts students from other countries; but, BNHC does not provide Visa services.
BNHC will take 24-72 hours (On business days) to respond through E-mail to all students regarding inquires.
BNHC is not accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and students are not eligible for federal financial aid programs.
TEXTBOOK & MATERIALS
BNHC will provide textbook and materials only within the U.S. International students can arrange it themselves.
CERTIFICATE OR DIPLOMA
Upon completion of course AND payment a student will receive their certificate and/or diploma.
BNHC does not provide a job opportunity, but will provide a letter of recommendation to all graduate students upon request for their prospective employer.
ILLNESSES AND EMERGENCIES
Students can contact BNHC administration for any illness or emergency to extend the course time if needed.
DISCLAIMER REGARDING ALL PROGRAMS
Licenses in H.H.P. are issued by the city, county, or state in which you reside; diplomas/certificates of completion for all of our Programs are issued by BNHC. Graduation from any of our programs does not qualify you as a licensed primary health care provider—i.e. a medical doctor. You cannot diagnose, prescribe, treat symptoms, defects, injury, or disease pursuant to California Business and Professional Code 2052. You can do health counseling or therapies as a licensed or certified health practitioner or therapist. Please call us should you have questions. Important Note: Senate Bill SB577, which was signed into law January 2003, does significantly liberalize the scope of “complementary and alternative medicine” in California — such as Nutritionist, Herbalist, and Holistic Health Practitioner. A copy of the law is available upon request. Similar laws are currently being enacted in other states officially and/or in common practice.
BNHC TO OTHER INSTITUTIONS
The transferability of credits you earn at BNHC is at the complete discretion of an institution to which you may seek to transfer. Acceptance of the diploma or certificate you earn at BNHC is also at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek to transfer. If the credits, diploma, or certificate that you earn at this institution are not accepted at the institution to which you seek to transfer, you may be required to repeat some or all of your coursework at that institution. For this reason you should make certain that your attendance at this institution will meet your educational goals. This may include contacting an institution to which you may seek to transfer after attending BNHC to determine if your credits, diploma, or certificate) will transfer.
Approval and Licensing
BNHC is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.”
BNHC has never filed a bankruptcy petition, operated as a debtor in possession or had a petition of bankruptcy filed against it under Federal law.
NOTICE OF STUDENT RIGHTS
(1) You may cancel your contract for school. The Notice of Cancellation form will be available to you. Read the Notice of Cancellation form for an explanation of your cancellation rights and responsibilities. If you have lost your Notice of Cancellation form, ask the school for a sample copy.
(2) Your refund rights are described in the catalog and application for enrollment. If you have lost your copy of the application for enrollment, ask the school for a copy of the refund policy.
(3) For any student grievances, the student is advised to first schedule a meeting with the admissions director or school founder-director. If resolution is not achieved, the student is advised to contact the BPPE (see #5 below).
(4) If the school closes before you graduate, you may be entitled to a refund. Contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) at the address and telephone number printed below for information.
(5) A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution OR unanswered questions with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888-370-7589) or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet Web site (www.bppe.ca.gov).
(6) Any questions a student may have regarding this catalog that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to: Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education Address: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400 Sacramento, CA 95833 or Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), P.O. Box 980818 W. Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
STUDENT’S RIGHT TO CANCEL-CANCELLATION AND REFUND
The student shall have the right to cancel the enrollment agreement and receive a full refund before the first lesson and materials are received. Cancellation is effective on the date written notice of cancellation is sent. The institution shall make the refund pursuant to section 71750 of the Regulations. If the institution sent the first lesson and materials before an effective cancellation notice was received, the institution shall make a refund within 45 days after the student’s return of the materials.
(1) BNHC shall transmit all lessons and materials to the student if the student has fully paid for the educational program and, after having received the first lesson and initial materials, requests in writing that all of the material be sent.
(2) If an institution transmits the balance of the material as the student requests, the institution shall remain obligated to provide the other educational services it agreed to provide, but shall not be obligated to pay any refund after all of the lessons and material are transmitted. BNHC shall send the course materials by first-class mail or UPS, postage pre-paid, documented by a certificate of mailing. If written cancellation/withdrawal is received within the first 7 days of delivery, books and materials may be returned at the student’s expense in re-usable condition. All returned books and materials are inspected upon receipt and there is a 15% (calculated from the original total cost of books and materials) re-stocking fee deducted from the refund. If written cancellation/withdrawal is received after the first 8 days of delivery, books and materials are not returnable. No refunds are available for administrative fees, registration, or shipping. Notification of cancellation/withdrawal and request for a refund is required to be made in writing. You may drop off, fax, certified mail, or e-mail your notice of cancellation/withdrawal. Refunds are issued by check only and are mailed within 30 days of less. Notices may be directed to: (OUR ADDRESS) e-mail:(OUR EMAIL) Appealing a Dismissal: In the event of dismissal, students shall be entitled to appeal the decision. The appeal must be in writing and a request for hearing must be delivered to the BNHC Director within five (5) working days of the receipt of the decision. All costs of appeal shall be the obligation of the student.
ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD KEEPING POLICY
Student records are retained indefinitely or permanently
All information contained in this catalog is for informational purposes only and is subject to change without prior notice. This printed matter does not constitute a contract between BNHC and the student – nor should a contract be implied.