The purpose of the advanced practice doctor of acupuncture and Oriental medicine at AOMA is to prepare qualified practitioners, leaders, educators, and researchers in Integrative patient care focused on pain and its associated psychosocial phenomena.
The goals of the DAOM program are to:
Upon completion of the DAOM program, graduates will be prepared to:
The DAOM program is a three-year program* on full-time basis with the capstone defense in the final term of the third year. Students
on the fast-track to complete in two years will defend in their final term. The following requirements must be met in order to graduate from the program:
|Leadership and teaching
* Students are expected to graduate within 3 years, with a six-year maximum limit.
NOTE: An accelerated plan is structured to make it possible for students to complete their educational program in a fewer number of years.
*International Scholarship is designed to cover English-language training costs that might be required to meet TOEFL & IELTS scores for admission
For Merit and General Scholarships, the $1,000 is distributed in $250 increments per term over 4 successive terms.
For the Relocation Scholarship, a $1,000 check is awarded to the recipients during the first week of class.
To find out more information, contact the AOMA Director of Admissions.