American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) is dedicated to integrating the best of traditional and contemporary medicine. The Academy offers a rigorous and comprehensive Master's degree in the theoretical foundation and clinical application of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The curriculum includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, medical Tui Na, dietary therapy, and T'ai Chi/Qigong, as well as instruction in fundamental scientific concepts and biomedicine. AAAOM is committed to training TCM health professionals and preparing them for a career of lifelong learning and professional development in order to advance traditional Chinese medicine in the twenty-first century.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$14,892

Out of state

$14,892

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
      • A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of acupuncture, a Chinese system of health care and healing based on the use of pulse diagnosis, acupuncture point selection, and needle insertion, as well as herbs and other Asian treatment modalities. Includes instruction in basic Western medical sciences, Asian philosophy, Chinese medical anatomy and physiology, Chinese herbs, diagnostic techniques, patient observation and communication, acupuncture points and point selection, acupuncture techniques, acupuncture treatment of disease, pain management, practice management, and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Acupuncture], [Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine], [Oriental Medicine] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$50
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
65%
Male Students
35%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian65.12%
  2. Asian30.23%
  3. Black2.33%
  4. Hispanic/Latino2.33%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities-0.01%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

93

Graduate students

93

Attendance breakdown

Full time
45%
Part time
55%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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