Why Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Why First Professional Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Gain the skills you need to become a leader and a healer. The pioneering curriculum at the College of Eastern Medicine is the first of its kind — with an integrated multidisciplinary approach that will prepare you to work in a dynamic team environment with a patient-centered, evidence-based focus.Advance the Future of Health Care with Integrative Medicine
One-of-a-Kind Learning Environment
From the classroom to clinical settings, Southern California University’s First Professional Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) program emphasizes integrative medicine every step of the way. No other institution offers this kind of holistic, interprofessional setting.
Engaging, Collaborative Atmosphere
You’ll train with students from all disciplines in a team-based approach that has become the model of quality and efficiency in today’s health care delivery systems.
A Vibrant Community
Building connections across disciplines, you’ll develop a meaningful network of diverse health care practitioners, united by a desire to make a difference and change people’s lives for the better.
Dedicated, Ongoing Support
SCU faculty and staff strive to understand every student on a personal level. They’re ready to help you find the career path that fits your unique dreams and goals.Earn the Highest Credentials in Your Field
Take the Fast Track
SCU-CEM was the first institution to offer an entry-level acupuncture doctorate program. With this curriculum design, students can begin earning a doctorate right away, without having to pursue a master’s degree first.
Learn In-Demand Skills
The DACM program will teach you the dynamic skills you need to succeed and become recognized as a doctor, with the highest credentials in your field.
Earn a Reputable Degree
Upon completion of the program, students can take licensure exams. SCU is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).Request Information