Master of Science Degree
in Oriental Medicine
It’s time to become part of the growing integrative health care
industry. Whether you are a nurse looking to expand upon your
Western medical training, a massage therapist wanting to provide
clients with the benefits of acupuncture or someone who has experienced the healing of Traditional Chinese Medicine, it’s time to pursue your Master’s in Oriental Medicine at East West College of Natural Medicine (EWCNM).
At EWCNM, our curriculum covers the four main areas of knowledge required to pass the national board exams and become an
acupuncture physician. As an integrative program, you will learn the foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture with point location, biomedicine, and the holistic healing properties of herbal medicine. With small class sizes, caring faculty, and a campus
centrally located on the West Coast of Florida, East West College of Natural Medicine should be your choice to prepare you for a career
as an acupuncture physician: Foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture with Point Location, Biomedicine, and the Holistic Healing Properties of Herbal Medicine.
If you are changing your career or enhancing your current one, now
is the time to contact us to set up an interview. Find out more about
a fulfilling career in the field of alternative and integrative medicine
by filling out the form at the top of the contact page or calling us at
Program length – 40 months
East meets West in this program. We instruct in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) including, acupuncture
techniques, cupping, Gua Sha, Qi Gong, Tui Na Medical Massage and herbology, alongside Western medical
practices. Courses included in the biomedical portion of the program include, biological sciences, anatomy and
physiology, diagnostic skills (laboratory image testing, physical exams, etc.), pharmacology and nutrition.
Students complete their practicum hours in the Student Clinic and have the option to do an off-site externship at
an approved extern partner. Study abroad opportunities are available.
Upon completion of the didactic and clinical portions of the program, graduates are prepared to sit for the
NCCAOM certification exams to obtain certification as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.).
Upon licensure, MSOM graduates can:
Open their own acupuncture practice (go into business for themselves)
Work for an existing acupuncture clinic
Work for a western medical clinic/integrative medicine center
Concentrate on VA or insurance billing
Enter the research field