Non-Degree Programs

Spring 2023

Minimum required class sizes may apply
Course schedules may change

Cannabis Medicine

$400 for Cannabis Medicine (Part 1): 1/16/23– 2/10/23
$400 for Cannabis Medicine (Part 2): 2/13/23-3/10/23
~4hrs per week.  Asynchronous Online Course

This course will explore the benefits and uses of the cannabis plant and how it relates to the human body. Learn how cannabis can help improve quality of life and improve one’s health with its many medicinal benefits. Students will understand how to use cannabis safely and effectively for health concerns from A-Z. Anxiety, insomnia, pain, depression, fibromyalgia, neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease are just a few of the conditions we will cover in the course.

Registration Deadline for Part 2 by 2/6/2023


Naturopathic Medicine – An Introduction

$400 for Naturopathic Medicine (Part 1): 1/16/23– 2/10/23
$400 for Naturopathic Medicine (Part 2): 2/13/23-3/10/23
~4hrs per week.  Asynchronous Online Course

This course introduces Naturopathic Medicine principles to students including the philosophy and history of the discipline. Students will learn about naturopathic modalities and how they apply to everyday health conditions. Dietary supplements, life coaching, herbal medicine, nutritional counseling, and other holistic health topics related to naturopathic medical practices will be explored. Natural ways to support digestive, reproductive, heart, mental, skin, immune, and respiratory health are some of the topics to be discussed. Specific conditions such as anxiety, cold and flu, IBS, arthritis, menopause, acne, pain, stress, autoimmune disorders, depression, ADHD, and more will be covered in the course.

Registration Deadline for Part 2 by 2/6/2023



$400 for Ayurveda (Part 1): 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15
$400 for Ayurveda (Part 2): 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10
Zoom meetings on Wednesdays at 6:30-7:30pm and Asynchronous Online

This course introduces Ayurvedic Medicine, a system of medicine that originated in India several thousand years ago. Ayurveda is a mother of all holistic system of healing that helps maintain health in a person by using the inherent principles of nature to bring the individual backs into equilibrium with their true self. Benefits of Ayurvedic Techniques include Healthy Lifestyle, Better Sleep, Detoxification, Stress Relief, Skin–Rejuvenation, More Youthful Appearance, Complete Digestion, Anti-aging, Yoga, meditation, pranayama-Breathing exercises, a complete package to restore your mind body and soul.

Registration Deadline for Part 1 by 1/25/2023
Registration Deadline for Part 2 by 3/15/2023


Acupressure (Onsite)

$450 / Duration 7 weeks / ~2 hours per week
2/1/23-3/15/23, Wednesdays at 5:30-7:30pm, on campus

This course will introduce major acupuncture points on the 12 regular meridians. Students will learn about the location and functions. This course will be onsite in order to practice point location.

Registration Deadline: 1/25/2023


ACAOM/Rice University Certificates and Courses

ACAOM has partnered with Rice University to offer a variety of leadership and management courses.  Some courses will lead to certificates from Rice University.

Learn More & Registration

Certificate in Wellness & Management and Rice University Management Certificate

$4668 / Duration 1-2 semesters / ~7-11 hours per week

Attendees will receive two certificates. The ACAOM certificate will introduce the concepts of Chinese medicine philosophies via a self-paced course in acupuncture, Chinese medicine philosophy, Chinese medicine physiology, and herbal medicine. It will also introduce concepts of integrative wellness and theories and principles of health promotion. The Rice University’s certificate in Leadership Principles Certificate Program will help attendees discover their leadership style and refine their skills for maximum impact. It will also assist those aspiring for leadership roles to reach new levels of success by teaching cutting-edge leadership and management concepts.

• Introduction to Chinese Medicine Philosophies (4 credits – Asynchronous Online)
• Introduction to Integrative Wellness (2 credits – Asynchronous Online)
• Theories & Principles of Health Promotion (3 credits – Asynchronous Online)
• Rice University: Leadership Principles Certificate Program (Onsite)