Our Degree Programs
The Chicago College of Oriental Medicine offers two graduate programs leading to either the Master of Acupuncture or the Master of Oriental Medicine degree.
Master of Acupuncture:
Trimester credit Hours – 119.266
Clock Hours – 2,378
The Master of Acupuncture program is comprised of a combination of classroom and clinical instruction in the areas of Acupuncture Point Location, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Tai Ji, Acupuncture Treatment Strategy, Needling Techniques etc. The Master of Acupuncture program may be completed in two and two-thirds calendar years (eight consecutive trimesters). This program, however, must be completed within six years from the date of matriculation. For more details please see the college’s catalog.
Master of Oriental Medicine
Trimester Credit Hours – 154.266
Clock Hours – 2,963
The Master of Oriental Medicine program is comprised of the same courses that are contained in the Master’s 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. For more details please see the college’s catalog.