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Master of Oriental Medicine Degree

 

Master’s of Oriental Medicine
Trimester Credit Hours – 154.766
Clock Hours – 2,963

The Master of Oriental Medicine program is comprised of the same courses that are contained in the Masters of Acupuncture but adds an additional trimester that addresses Chinese Herbology and related studies. The program may be completed in three calendar years (nine consecutive trimesters) but must be completed within eight years from the date of matriculation.

Program Outline

Traditional Chinese Medicine 50 Credits
795 Clock Hours
Traditional Chinese Medicine & Diagnosis 1 5
Tai Ji 0.5
Traditional Chinese Medicine & Diagnosis 2 4
Diagnostic Analysis in Chinese Medicine 1
Materia Medica 1 4
Materia Medica 2 5
Tui Na 1
Traditional Oriental Food Therapy 2
Herbal Formulas & Strategies 1 4
Herbal Formulas & Strategies 2 5
Musculoskeletal Treatment 1.5
Classics – Nei Jing 2
Herbal Clinic Medicine 1 3
Herbal Clinic Medicine 2 3
*Orthopedic Assessment 1 2
*Orthopedic Assessment 2 2
*Herbal Review & Synthesis 4
*Herbal Classics 1
Acupuncture & Technique 27.5 Credits
585 Clock Hours
Acupuncture Point Location 1 2
Acupuncture Point Location 2 2
Needling Techniques 1 1.6
Acupuncture Treatment Strategy 3
Medical Asepsis & Risk Management 0.4
Needling Anatomy 2.5
Needling Techniques 2 2.5
Accessory Techniques 1.5
Acupuncture Clinical Medicine 1 3
Acupuncture Clinical Medicine 2 3
Advanced Needling Technique 1
Acupuncture Clinical Medicine 3 3
Acupuncture Review & Synthesis 2
Biomedicine 35.266 Credits
548 Clock Hours
Medical Terminology 1
Anatomy and Physiology 1 4
Anatomy and Physiology 2 4
Western Pathophysiology 1 3
Western Pathophysiology 2 2
Western Medical Screening 1 3
CPR 0.266
Western Medical Screening 2 1
Topics in Western Clinical Medicine 1 3
Topics in Western Clinical Medicine 2 3
Pharmacology 3
Topics in Western Clinical Medicine 3 3
Topics in Western Clinical Medicine 4 3
Nutrition 2
Professional Development 10 Credits
150 clock hours
Introduction to Chinese Language 1
Ethics in Healthcare 1
Foundations of Evidence Informed Practice 2
Interactive Skills 1
Practice Management 1 2
Practice Management 2 2
*Herbal Pharmacy Management 1
Clinical Studies 31 Credits
870 Clock Hours
Clinical Observation 1 1
Clinical Observation 2 1
Clinical Observation 3 1
Clinical Observation 4 1
Clinical Observation 5 1
Pre-clinical Workshop 2
Clinical Seminar 1 1
Clinical Seminar 2 1
Clinical Internship 1 4
Clinical Internship 2 4
Clinical Internship 3 4
Clinical Internship 4 4
Clinical Internship Acupuncture 2
*Clinical Internship Oriental Medicine 4
Research 1 Credit
15 Clock Hours
*Clinical Research & Publication 1

* course specific to oriental medicine only

Totals for Entire Program of Acupuncture = 139.766 Credits / 2,678 Clock Hours

Totals for Entire Program of Oriental Medicine = 154.766 Credits / 2,963 clock hours