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Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

Join us at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine to study acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, integrative medicine, and massage.

As one of the leading Oriental medicine colleges in the country, Pacific College offers students an education rooted in a strong theoretical foundation that is complemented by hands-on learning in our on-site clinics. You will have the opportunity to treat different types of patients, and put your classroom knowledge into practice. This practical application combined with a wide array of student services and outreach opportunities makes Pacific College an experience of both learning and personal growth.

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Pacific College

  1. Educational Excellence
    Receive training in the integrative medicine approach, learning the best from both Eastern and Western medicine theories. Your education will be enhanced with hands-on training that will prepare you for a career after graduation.

  2. Professional Degrees from Associates to Doctorate
    From an associate's degree to a doctorate, you can learn the basics of Oriental medicine and massage, and continue to grow your skills all in one place.

  3. Hands-on Training
    As a treating intern, you will gain first hand knowledge of working in a clinic. You will have the opportunity to work at both our college clinic, and our off-site externships located in hospitals, clinics, and designated treatment site.

  4. Experience Faculty
    Benefit by learning from our varied academic community that includes acupuncturists, medical doctors, massage therapists, herbalists, chiropractors, homeopaths, and Taoist practitioners.

  5. Community Involvement
    Each year you will have the opportunity to treat the general public during various health and wellness events including Chinese New Year, Vietnam Veterans Stand Down, Great American Smoke-out, and various expos. Additionally, students can partake in the school's off campus free clinics. Benefit from being a part of the community and assisting in times of need. In the past, our students have treated survivors of 9/11 and evacuees of the San Diego fires of 2003 and 2007. You will be prepared to become a part of the next generation of healers.

  6. Personal Growth Opportunities
    Take advantage of our yoga, tai ji, tai push hands, meditation, and martial arts classes. Each semester you will have the opportunity to try something new as our class choices change term to term.

  7. Many Scheduling Options
    Attend either full time or part-time with day, evening, and weekend courses offered to help balance your work and academic schedule.

  8. Financial Aid & Scholarships
    If you qualify for federal student aid, you may receive tuition assistance for the majority of our degree programs. As a student you can apply for various outside scholarships based both on financial need and academic merit.
  9. Career Development
    As a graduate you will benefit from our alumni career services, continuing education opportunities, and job placement assistance.

  10. Alumni Networking
    After graduation you will be able to connect to our alumni network and forums. By interacting with our alumni, you will have the opportunity to share treatment protocols, business advice, case studies, and job opportunities while building a true community of healers.

History

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine was founded in San Diego in 1986 to provide Oriental medical and body therapy education to students from around the world. Since its inception, the College has been at the forefront of educating students and working in conjunction with lawmakers and medical professionals to advance the standards of both the profession and the college's curriculum. Pacific College has since expanded to two other campuses: New York and Chicago.

Programs Offered

San Diego's Programs

Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, DAOM
Master of Science Traditional Oriental Medicine, MSTOM
Bachelor of Science in Asian Holistic Health and Massage, BS
Associate of Applied Science in Holistic Health Science, AAS
Massage Therapist/ Asian Bodywork Certificate

New York's Programs

Master of Science Traditional Oriental Medicine, MSTOM
Master of Science Acupuncture, Emphasis in Traditional Oriental Medicine, MSAc
Master of Science Acupuncture, Emphasis in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, MSAc
Master of Science Acupuncture, Emphasis in Classical Chinese Medicine, MSAc
Bachelor of Professional Studies in Asian Holistic Health and Massage, BPS
Associate of Occupational Studies in Massage Therapies, AOS

Chicago's Programs

Master of Science Traditional Oriental Medicine, MSTOM
Bachelor of Science in Asian Holistic Health and Massage, BS
Associate of Applied Science in Massage Therapies, AAS
Massage Therapy/Asian Bodywork Certificate

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, and the professional master's and doctoral degree programs of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine are accredited by the Accreditation Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).

Contact Information

For more information on the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, visit www.PacificCollege.edu or contact:

San Diego campus

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
7445 Mission Valley Rd. #105
San Diego, CA 92108
Tel: (800) 729-0941
E-mail:

New York campus

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
915 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10010
Tel: (800) 729-3468
E-mail:

Chicago campus

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
3646 N. Broadway, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60613
Tel: (888) 729-4811
E-mail:

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