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Southern California University of Health Sciences is ready to challenge you to reach your goal of becoming the natural healer that you were always meant to be. Get started today and earn your Doctorate Degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (DAOM) in just 3.3 years.
An established leader in complementary medicine, SCU is:
The only AOM program to offer a Human Anatomy Lab
The only AOM program to offer a Diagnostic Imaging Lab
Situated on a beautiful 25-acre campus with ample free parking
Enhanced by a complete Learning Resource Center
with many student services
A launching pad for dynamic and interactive Clinical Rotations
Designed to bring together the very best of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the very best of Western Allopathic Medicine
Call us today and get started on your path to a fulfilling and rewarding career.
Our admissions counselors are ready to answer all of your questions.
Scholarship opportunities available to qualified applicants.
Why Should You Choose This Degree?
A hallmark of this program is the interprofessional development and fully integrated curriculum both in the classroom setting and in the clinical setting. Graduates of this program learn how to work in a collaborative atmosphere with a patient-centered, evidenced-based focus.
With the integrated multidisciplinary approach in healthcare fast becoming the model of quality, efficiency, and effectiveness, our program truly provides the framework for successful integration and marketability in today's and tomorrow's healthcare delivery systems.
Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) is a regionally accredited University offering a variety of academic and certificate programs. SCU's Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree is an entry level doctorate that does not require a Master's degree. SCU’s DAOM degree program is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), however is not accredited or pre-accredited (candidacy) by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). At the present time, graduates of this program are not considered to have graduated from an ACAOM accredited or candidate program and may not rely on ACAOM accreditation or candidacy for professional licensure or other purposes. SCU is in the process of preparing our substantive change application for the DAOM degree for consideration by ACAOM.