American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med (ACAOM)

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  American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med (ACAOM)

Houston, TX

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American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Student Essentials

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Enrollment:
Southwest
Large City Setting
Private/For Profit
Not applicable
www.acaom.edu
No
$12,960
$12,960
153

About ACAOM

The American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Houston, Texas, strives to strengthen the presence of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the United States by offering post-baccalaureate academics to prepare students to become holistic health care practitioners.

Students can earn a master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The program integrates traditional Chinese medicine with Western medical sciences to advance the treatment of illness.

Some of the areas of study covered in the program include:

  • Herbology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Tai-Chi and Qi-Gong
  • Tui-Na

Students also receive education in professional development and sound business practices so that they will be prepared to successfully operate in a clinical environment.

You’ll learn art of Chinese herbs and acupuncture on your schedule. Since the college aims to educate working professionals, most classes are conducted in the evening.

Tuition is set lower for residents of the United States, although ACAOM welcomes international students.

The school also encourages American students to complete some of their coursework abroad. Some of the locations approved for training include:

  • Dalian Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Liaoning College
  • Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Admissions require students to have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and maintained an average GPA of 2.5.

ACAOM financial aid is provided through scholarships and federal programs to students who demonstrate need.

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ACAOM Map & Location

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med

9100 Park West Drive

Houston, TX 77063

Getting Around ACAOM

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10 walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

5/10 rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Houston, TX

Winter Dec 67 45 Jan 65 44 Feb 68 48 Spring Mar 74 53 Apr 81 61 May 88 69 Summer Jun 93 75 Jul 95 77 Aug 96 77 Fall Sep 91 71 Oct 84 63 Nov 75 54

ACAOM Students

Total Students
153

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 12%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 45%
  • Asian: 36%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian
12%
7%
45%
36%
Full-Time 47% Part-Time 53% International 2% Domestic 98%

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