Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences (California)
This college offers a three year Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MSTCM). Includes awareness training through Taiji and meditation. Clinical component - 900 hours.
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Dongguk Royal University (California)
The Master of Science in Oriental Medicine is a three year program consisting of 2,700 hours (1,890 lecture and 810 clinical internship hours). Affiliate schools in Korea and China. Electives include Korean hand acupuncture, acupuncture orthopedics and more.
Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine (Calif.)
This college offers a Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine (MTOM). Internship offers students the opportunity to treat patients at the Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital, an acute care in-patient hospital.
Samra University of Oriental Medicine (California)
This program offers students 900 clinical hours in the Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. Good selection of electives including Japanese and Korean acupuncture, scalp needling, orthopedics, thesis option and more. Opportunity for internship in China.
Five Branches Institute (California)
The Master Program in Traditional Chinese Medicine is usually completed in three and a half years. Total program is 2803 hours including 867 hours of clinical training. About 400 patients a week are treated in the clinic.
South Baylo University (California)
This college has a Korean influence and teaches Traditional Chinese Medicine. It offers a four year full-time program that includes 840 clinical hours. Separate research department focusing on HIV/AIDS, cancer patients, mind-body and biophysical mapping of acupuncture points.
Tai Hsuan College of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine(Hawaii)
Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program consists of three years and 2,240 hours. Includes 660 hours acupuncture clinical training with internship and 260 hours herbal clinical training with internship.
Southwest Acupuncture College (Colorado/New Mexico)
Three year Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. Consists of 2,800 hours total including 1,200 combined clinical observation and internship. Subspecialty option in Japanese acupuncture.
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine (Florida)
This college offers a Master of Oriental Medicine consisting of 2718 hours including 810 hours of combined clinical observation and internship.
National College of Oriental Medicine (Florida)
This Master of Oriental Medicine program emphasizes integrative care and knowledge of Western medicine. Total 2650 program hours including 810 hours clinical education. Chinese Tuina massage taught in the curriculum.
Minnesota Institute of Acupuncture/Herbal Studies(Minnesota)
Affiliated with the Northwestern Chiropractic College, this college offers a four year Master of Oriental Medicine consisting of 3217 total hours including 200 hours obervation and 624 hours clinical internship. College also offers a three year Master of Acupuncture.
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (Oregon)
This college has a strong emphasis on research and is involved in two projects funded by the National Institute of Health. Master in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine includes 200 hours clinical observation and 660 hours clinical internship.
Mercy College (New York)
Three year program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (M.P.S.). Degree granting institution, which means that students may be eligible for grants and loans. Internship at Sound Shore Medical Center, a local teaching hospital. Candidate for accreditation by ACAOM.
National College of Naturopathic Medicine
Three year full-time Master of Science in Oriental Medicine consists of 2,256 total hours. Option to pursue a joint acupuncture/naturopathic medicine degree in six years.
New York College for Wholistic Education &Research(New York)
College offers programs in acupuncture, oriental medicine and massage. Includes 1,000 supervised hours in the teaching clinic. Faculty trained in China and Japan.
Swedish Institute (New York)
This college teaches acupuncture and massage, with emphasis on classical acupuncture theory. Director of the college is a Taoist priest. Total 2,713 program hours.
Academy of Oriental Medicine (Texas)
This college offers a 2,880 hour program including 1,044 hours clinical education. A "very busy" student clinic.
AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine (Texas)
Includes 1,080 hours of clinical training in acupuncture, herbs and Tuina. Two recent partnerships offer interns the opportunity to practice at the Memorial Hermann/HBU Wellness Center and University of Houston Clear Lake Health Center.
Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Texas)
This program consists of 2,645 clinical hours including 810 hours clinical training.
Bastyr University (Washington)
Well-established college of naturopathic medicine offering Master's level programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine. Option to pursue a combined acupuncture/naturopathic medicine degree.