Where leaders transform.
AOMA is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the master's and doctoral degrees. The DAOM (doctoral program) is eligible for ACAOM accreditation and AOMA is currently in the process of seeking ACAOM candidacy/accreditation for the program. However AOMA can give no assurance that candidacy or accreditation will be granted by ACAOM. For additional information regional and programmatic accreditation, please visit the Accreditation & Affiliations page.
AOMA has one of the most exciting and innovative DAOM programs in the country. It is the only program East of the West Coast. The modular format with a week long intensive twice per quarter is designed for you to sustain your success and continue building your practice.
At AOMA, you will develop skills in pain management and the accompanying psychosocial concerns. Further depth is accomplished through the necessary leadership skills to assist change and transformation in your patient population.
AOMA's doctoral program is approved by the US Department of Education to offer Financial Aid to enrolled students.
AOMA is located in one of America’s hippest and family friendly cities.
Explore the doctoral curriculum including Specialty of Practice, Inquiry, Professional Development & Leadership.
DAOM Educational Goals
The goals of the DAOM program are to:
• Produce advanced clinic practitioners in the clinical specialty of care and management of pain and associated psychosocial phenomena,
• Develop Oriental medical scholarship in the USA by creating advanced clinical specialists who are also researchers, educators, collaborators, and leaders.
• Advance the profession into the healthcare community by creating collaborative relationships.
• Add to the evidence-base of the medicine through scholarly work.
For information about job placement rates and program costs, please visit Program Disclosures section.