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Welcome to PCOM

Welcome to Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

A School for Acupuncture, Massage Therapy and Nursing (RN to BS) with a Holistic Focus

Welcome to Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, one of the nation's leading schools for acupuncture, massage, Chinese herbal medicine, holistic nursing, and integrative medicine located in California, New York and Illinois.

Here, you will earn your certificate or degree in one of three dynamic cities: San Diego, CA, New York, NY or Chicago, IL.

Our programs cover an array of courses including acupuncture, shiatsu, tui na, Thai massage, and the principles of natural nutrition. Practice qi gong, tai ji, and meditation with like-minded students and expert faculty as you prepare for a rewarding career in this emerging integrative medical field. Additionally, PCOM New York offers a unique Bachelor of Science (RN to BS) completion program with holistic focus.

We are pleased you have chosen to learn more about Pacific College and invite you to explore our website or contact us directly to learn which of our programs is right for you.

Useful Links

Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
TCM Student
TCM Central
Acubase Online
Institute for Traditional Medicine
Journal of Chinese Medicine
Qi: The Journal of Traditional Eastern Health
Blue Poppy Books
Alternative Medicine Magazine
Free Online Chinese Medicine Journal for Practitioners, Students and Public

TCM Resource Directory
Kenshin Trading Corporation

Medical Information
National Institute of Health (NIH)
The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
Internet Health Library

Medical Insurance

Kamwo Herbal Pharmacy
Herb Research Foundation
Chinese Herb Academy
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Herbs & Botanical Information page
Herb Zoo Study Cards
Crane Herb Company
East Earth Trade Winds

Massage & Bodywork
Massage Therapy Schools

Massage Magazine
Massage Therapy Journal
Massage & Bodywork Magazine
Massage and Bodywork Resource Center
San Diego Massage Therapy

Professional Organizations
AAAOM-American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
NCCAOM-The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
AAC-American Acupuncture Council
ACAOM-Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
CCAOM-Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
CSOMA-California State Oriental Medicine Association
ASNY-Acupuncture Society of New York
ISAA-Illinois State Acupuncture Association
NADA-National Acupuncture Detoxification Association
AMTA- American Massage Therapy Association
AOBTA-American Oriental Bodywork Therapy Association
ABMP-Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals

Fitness, Health & Nutrition

The Taoist Sanctuary

Martial Arts
White-Dragon.com (San Diego)
National Qigong Association
Qigong Association of America
World T'ai Chi & QiGong Day
Qigong Institute
Martial Arts Network
The World's Martial Arts Information Center
The Tai Chi Links Page
Tai Chi Magazine
Journal of Asian Martial Arts
Extreme Kung Fu / Wushu Training Center
Qi Gong & Tai Chi Teachers Conference
Northern Shaolin Seven Star Praying Mantis (Chicago)

San Diego Apartments