Acupuncture / Oriental Medicine Programs – New York

Acupuncture / Oriental Medicine Programs – New York

Students in the master’s acupuncture programs study the benefits of acupuncture, a variety of traditional Oriental medical theory and techniques, acupuncture points and meridians, herbal medicine, and tui na, along with the biomedical subjects of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, nutrition and more.

As a master’s student, you can also experience the benefits of Pacific College’s extensive massage curriculum. Master’s degree students are eligible to enroll in our massage programs, earn a massage license and work in the field while completing their master’s degree.

Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM)

Graduates of the Master of Science (Traditional Oriental Medicine) program are eligible for the California state licensure exam, as well as the national certification examinations, which enables students to become licensed in the remaining states that regulate acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Students of this program are also eligible to enroll in Pacific College’s massage programs, allowing them to earn a massage license and work in the field while completing their master’s degree.

Once you complete this program, upgrade to the Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) through our online pathway.

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Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSAc)

Graduates of the Master of Science in Acupuncture program are eligible for New York state licensure, as well as the national certification examinations (NCCAOM), allowing students to become licensed in states that regulate acupuncture and Oriental medicine using the NCCAOM exam. As this program does not require herbology, it’s typically slightly shorter than the MSTOM. Students of this program are also eligible to enroll in Pacific College’s massage programs, allowing them to earn a massage license and work in the field while completing their master’s degree.

Once you complete this program, upgrade to the Doctorate of Acupuncture (DAc) through our online pathway.

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Advanced Certificate in Herbology

Accentuate your Chinese medicine practice with Chinese herbology. With our herbology certification program, you’ll be able to add an avenue of healing for your patients. Discover a new element of Chinese medicine with us.

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Upgrade to the Doctorate for PCOM Master's Alumni (DAc/DACM)

For previous graduates of master’s level degrees or equivalent, Pacific College has designed an online pathway for PCOM MSAc and MSTOM alumni to upgrade to the doctorate.

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