DAOM Admissions Requirements

AOMA considers applicants who are able to demonstrate a clear rationale behind the desire to continue with graduate study, who have shown and continue to evince a high level of personal and professional integrity, and who display an aptitude for Chinese medical education at the professional level.

AOMA is currently accepting applications for the July 2015 cohort. Applications are due May 20, 2015.

Admissions Requirements

  1. A Master’s degree from an ACAOM-accredited program in acupuncture and Oriental medicine
  2. Demonstrated scholastic achievement at the graduate level evidenced by a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in their masters program
  3. Current license or eligibility to obtain a license to practice acupuncture in the state of Texas. Students will not be required to obtain Texas licensure.
  4. The capacity to practice professional behaviors and provide patient-centered care.

AOMA may consider DAOM applicants who do not meet the above criteria but otherwise possess an ACAOM-accredited or candidate degree, or its equivalent, and are either an experienced practitioner or a candidate with particular educational deficiencies. Special admissions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

 

Visit the How to Apply section for application materials and admissions process.

International Students

Program Disclosures

The Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program commences in July of 2013. Information about the On-time Completion Rate, Median Loan Debt, and Placement Rate will become available upon completion of the degree program by the initial cohort of doctoral students.

Occupation
AOMA prepares students to work as acupuncturists (Standard Occupational Classification #29-199.01).