Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (San Diego, California)
Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM)
You know each patient needs something different. Strengthening your skill-set and enhancing your traditional Chinese medicine training in our program will help you deliver the right treatment to each person that walks through your door. You've always been a healer--continue on your journey as one with us.
The purpose of the doctoral program is to foster self-directed learning and critical thinking skills within the framework of traditional Chinese medicine to where it becomes a defining characteristic of the graduate's professionalism. It further strives to broaden and deepen the practitioner's knowledge and skills in patient care. Since the doctorate is not required for licensure, this program provides advanced education, cultivating students into leaders of the profession. Graduates use the doctorate to enhance their careers as experts in the field as they contribute to the advancement of the medicine.
To accomplish this and its specific educational objectives, Pacific College has assembled an expert faculty to present an inspiring curriculum based on the integration of biomedicine with the modern and classical application of Chinese medicine. These topics are supported by Chinese medical language studies, research, and advanced clinical training.
The Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) offers a six- semester, 1,252.5 hour, 61.5 credit program of study. It is composed of a series of courses in five tracks in which each doctoral fellow completes 39.5 units of didactic coursework and 22 units of clinical courses. The five tracks are:
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