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Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine/Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Dual Degree

To be eligible for admissions, prospective students must meet the following conditions:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent (120 semester credit hours with at least 30 semester credit hours of general education and 30 semester hours being upper-level) from college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency that is approved by the U.S. Department of Education or Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
  2. An undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.

Alternative Admissions Option

Applicants may be considered for admission if they have completed at least 90 baccalaureate-level semester credits (135 quarter credits) from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency that is approved by the U.S. Department of Education or Council for Higher Education Accreditation with a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

The 90 credits must include at least 30 credits of general education courses drawn from the following areas: -Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum 6 credits) -Social/Behavioral Sciences (minimum 6 credits) -Natural Sciences/mathematics (minimum 6 credits) -Communications (minimum 6 credits)
Students who apply under the Alternative Admission Option must also submit a written petition requesting admissions considerations in addition to all other required supporting documents.

Basic Science Requirement
Certain courses require General Biology and General Chemistry as a prerequisite.  Students are required to plan ahead and complete both basic science courses at another accredited school prior to enrolling in the courses.