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’s DACM program is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

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