Pacific College of Oriental Medicine to Change Name to Pacific College of Health and Science

SAN DIEGO, CA — Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) is announcing today that effective January 1, 2020, it will be formally changing its name to the Pacific College of Health and Science. The change reflects the interests of the school’s students, faculty, and alumni that now extend well beyond Chinese medicine. The time has …

Pacific College and Oaksterdam University Partnership Aims to Educate Healthcare Industry on Medical Cannabis Regulation and Therapeutic Properties

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM), a leader in integrative healthcare education, is the first regionally-accredited institution offering a college-level Medical Cannabis Certificate for Healthcare Professionals. Starting this term, in addition to the core classes presented by their doctoral faculty, Pacific College is partnering with Oaksterdam University (OU), America’s first cannabis college, to offer its …

PCOM-Chicago’s New Reduced-Price Massage Certificate

Effective immediately, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago, the only regionally accredited massage school in Chicago, has reduced the price of the Chicago Massage Therapy Certification Program to $9990, from $14,270. This includes the cost of books, and financial aid is available for qualified students. With a new format and schedule, students can become massage therapists in under a year and …

AHNCC Endorses PCOM’s RN to BSN Holistic Nursing Program and Holistic Nursing Certificate

UPDATE: As of 8/29/2017, the online postbaccalaureate Holistic Nursing Certificate is also endorsed by AHNCC.  Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is excited to announce the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC)’s endorsement of the PCOM-NY’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Completion Program. AHNCC endorsement makes graduates of PCOM’s RN to BSN Completion Program eligible for …

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Celebrates 30th Anniversary

This year, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) turns 30. Since PCOM opened in 1986, the San Diego campus has seen about 2500 master’s and massage graduates, New York about 2100, Chicago 700, and PCOM has hosted thousands of attendees at 27 years of the Pacific Symposium. In 1986, the California Acupuncture College (CAC) closed, …

New York RN to BSN Completion Program Earns ACEN Accreditation

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) is proud to announce that the New York Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Completion Program) with a holistic focus is now accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The ACEN is responsible for accrediting nursing education programs, and achieving ACEN accreditation is a …

PCOM-NY’s Collaborative Research Projects with Albert Einstein College

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine’s New York campus is actively working on three different research projects in collaboration with Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Hospital, each with a grant from a different agency, led by Dr. Belinda Anderson, Academic Dean at PCOM-NY. Grant approval rates for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Patient-Centered …