AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine


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  1. Masters Doctoral

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AOMA considers applicants who show a high level of personal integrity, clear intention, and an aptitude for Chinese medical education at the professional level.

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  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.
  5. 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.

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Applicants who meet the admissions requirements will be considered for admission upon submission of:

There is a nonrefundable application fee of $75.

Application Process

Completed applications will be evaluated by the director of admissions, the DAOM program director, and the admissions committee. After this  evaluation, applicants may be granted an admissions interview. Acceptance or rejection is typically communicated within 7 - 10 days of completion of the admissions interview. Applicants are encouraged to apply well in advance of the admissions deadlines.

Admissions Deadlines

AOMA is currently accepting applications for the July 2014 cohort. Applications are due May 20, 2014.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

For answers to common questions about the admissions requirements, application materials, and the doctoral program, please visit the FAQ page.