Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of acupuncture, a Chinese system of health care and healing based on the use of pulse diagnosis, acupuncture point selection, and needle insertion, as well as herbs and other Asian treatment modalities. Includes instruction in basic Western medical sciences, Asian philosophy, Chinese medical anatomy and physiology, Chinese herbs, diagnostic techniques, patient observation and communication, acupuncture points and point selection, acupuncture techniques, acupuncture treatment of disease, pain management, practice management, and professional standards and ethics.

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University of Bridgeport

With campus along the coast of the Long Island Sound, the University of Bridgeport is a private institution in southern Connecticut. UB is home to colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, and Health Sciences offering degrees in over 125 academic...

“…UB is essentially a diverse small friendly community providing a great atmosphere with much to benefit and learn from. The programs as well as courses satisfy my academic endeavor for the pursuit of knowledge. Living on campus is an individualistic...” – Brian from Yonkers, NY

MCPHS University

Founded in 1823 as the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, MCPHS University is a private school of healthcare programs in Boston and the second-oldest college of pharmacy in the nation. MCPHS is home to 12 schools of healthcare hosting over 100...

“…i absolultey love the experience that i had while attending mcphs. the community is very welcoming, education is superb, and the faculty and staff are very welcoming. overall great college to attend,” – Aurora from Boston, MA

Bastyr University is an alternative medicine educational facility established in Kenmore, Washington, with satellite facilities located in San Diego and Seattle. Bastyr offers undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs in 11 fields of study,...

“…this school has very unique programs, with excellent hands on experience, and knowledgeable professors who also work in the field. the also have a great research facility that students can become involved in. ” – Jacklyn from Kenmore, WA

Southern California University of Health Sciences is a private, medical education institution established in Whittier, California. The college features hands-on learning in the form of clinical training and opportunities for residency. Students can...

“…The faculty care about student learning, but the administration is rather incompetent. Unfortunately, the chiro program overshadows the AOM program. The school's location is far from the freeway and the campus is rather ghetto.” – Dual Student

The California Institute of Integral Studies fuses new age concepts such as consciousness and spirituality into all of its academic offerings. The Institute’s San Francisco campus is made up of three schools and also houses a branch of the American...

“…CIIS offers progressive educational practices, formats, and courses of study that suit both traditional and non-traditional students. Faculty expertise coupled with honoring student experience allows the learner to be an explorer as meaningful...” – Kristen from Harrisonburg, VA

Established in 1941, Northwestern Health Sciences University is a private, medical education institution located on a scenic, 25-acre campus in Bloomington, Minnesota. Northwestern offers over 10 academic programs in a variety of Health Science...

The National University of Health Sciences is a school of integrative and alternative health care with two campuses in the Chicagoland area and western Florida. NUHS offers a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science as well as an associate degree in...

“…This university encompasses all aspects of health in the natural realm. Not only do they focus on learned sciences, they also focus on application of the learning involved with 1000s of years of tested results, and compassion that's missing in the...” – Lee-Anne from Hoffman Estates, IL

The New York College of Health Professions is a school of holistic health and wellness instruction with a main campus on Long Island as well as three NYC locations. Academic programs at New York College consist of five schools specializing in Massage...

“…Students who are looking to pursue a career in a holistic health field, such as massage therapy, have to visit New York College. Their private-school environment allows for professors to deliver high-quality education to students, while providing...” – Paul from New York, NY

Established in 1956, The National University of Natural Medicine is a private, medical education institution located in Portland, Oregon. NUNM offers nine master’s and doctoral degree programs, five certificate programs, and three bachelor’s degree...

“…Beautiful campus close to lots of activities in Portland. I've heard a lot of positive feedback from naturopath friends who graduated from this school. I am planning to transfer to do my graduate work here!” – Sierra from Brush Prairie, WA

New York Chiropractic College is an alternative healthcare training institute specializing in movement restoration and nutrition studies. NYCC is composed of three schools: College of Chiropractic, School of Health Sciences and Education, and the...

Established in 1974, the Maryland University of Integrative Health is a private, medical education institution located in Laurel. MUIH offers over 20 postgraduate degree and certificate programs in fields of study including Acupuncture, Oriental...

South Baylo University is an acupuncture training academy with campuses in Los Angeles and Anaheim. SBU prepares students for healthcare careers by offering master’s degrees and doctorates in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. For international...

Established in 1993, Georgia Central University is a private, Christ-centered institution located in Atlanta, with extension sites in New Jersey and California. GCU offers 17 academic programs throughout six fields of study, awarding certificates and...

Established in 1983, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine is a private, medical education institution located in Portland. OCOM’s academic offerings include a Master of Acupuncture, a Master and a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, and a...

Established as one of the first colleges of traditional Chinese medicine in the United States, Five Branches University is a school of acupuncture and Chinese medical arts with two campuses in Santa Cruz and San José. FBU offers a master’s degree and...

Established in 1994, Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine is a private, medical education institution located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. ATOM offers a Master of Oriental Medicine program, a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program,...

Established in 1906, Dongguk University-Los Angeles is a private, medical education institution located in California. DULA offers a 3-year master’s degree in Oriental Medicine, which features language tracks in English, Korean, and Chinese, as well...

As the third oldest American institution of higher learning to offer a curriculum on Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences is a school of alternative health care in Oakland. The Academy offers a master’s...

The World Medicine Institute is a school of acupuncture and whole body medicine in Honolulu. WMI offers a master’s program featuring six medical concentrations including Traditional Chinese Medicine, Treatment & Needling, and Herbal Medicine. The...

Utilizing an academic foundation in traditional Chinese medicine, the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College is a school of healthcare in Berkeley. AIMC offers a 3-year master’s degree and a 4-year doctorate in Acupuncture & Integrative...

The New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine is a school of the eastern medical arts on Long Island. NYCTCM offers a 3-year master’s degree program in Acupuncture and a 4-year program in Oriental Medicine with a concentration in Chinese...

The Academy for Five Element Acupuncture is a graduate school of traditional east Asian medical therapy in central Florida. The Academy offers a master’s degree program in Acupuncture and a certificate-granting program in Chinese Herbal Studies. It...

Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine is a school of acupuncture in central Florida with a focus on creating a culture of communication with patients. The DRCOM Contemporary Oriental Medicine program fuses principles of traditional Chinese...

The Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine is an academy of eastern medicine in western North Carolina. Jung Tao School is home to a 4-year diploma-granting Acupuncture program and is one of the only acupuncture-training schools in America...

The Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture is an academy of eastern medicine specializing in classical five-element acupuncture. ITEA offers a master’s degree in Classical Five-Element Acupuncture in a traditional track designed for novices...

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies is a grad school of eastern medicine and culture and the only acupuncture training academy in Pennsylvania. Won Institute grants master’s degrees in Acupuncture Studies and Won Buddhist Studies as well as a...

The Wongu University of Oriental Medicine is a holistic medical school in the Las Vegas metro area and Nevada’s first and only school of Asian medical techniques. Wongu grants a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine featuring classes on acupuncture...