The rigorous acupuncture and Oriental medicine curriculum at AOMA is combined with clinical rotations that integrate all aspects of the scholarly preparation and professional training that our program offers. AOMA is committed to the success of our students and has gathered together a team of world-class faculty dedicated to creating a meaningful educational experience for them. The faculty are here to share their knowledge and expertise to assist the next generation of practitioners to help, heal, and transform the lives of their patients.
Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
At AOMA, the study of integrative medicine draws on the 2,000-year history of Chinese medicine which views the mind, body, and spirit as a single interrelated system. The Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program provides a foundation for students' development into compassionate, effective practitioners who embody the spirit of this ancient and integrative medical practice. Each of the core components within AOMA's rigorous and comprehensive curriculum promotes mastery of an essential element of Chinese medicine.
Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Through a transformative educational experience, the Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program prepares you to expand your practice and advance the field. By furthering your education, you will gain effective skills for leadership and teaching, and cultivate expertise within a clinical specialty area. The DAOM at AOMA focuses on the care and management of patients with pain and associated psychosocial phenomena.
AOMA offers hundreds of hours of continuing education every year. AOMA offers educational programming useful for physicians, nurses and other health professionals to enhance the education and understanding of Chinese Medicine, acupuncture and other related fields of practice.
A central educational objective for both the doctoral and master's programs in acupuncture and Oriental medicine is to that of incorporating evidence and experience-based practices into the instruction of our students and in the clinical practice of both faculty and students. It is a stated goal within AOMA's 2011 - 2015 strategic plan for the institution to promote Asian Medicine through research and publications. To this end, a structure is in development to support such a program.
The library at AOMA is committed to the pursuit of excellence, integrity, and accessibility, thereby providing scholarly resources and study opportunity for the students, faculty, staff, and patients of the AOMA community and, in continually improving our holdings, becoming the best library at a college of Oriental Medicine in the United States.
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