American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)

American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)

Houston , United States
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 4
    Available Programs
  • 17010
    Average Cost
  • 70
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine is a post baccalaureate academic institution dedicated to educating and conferring degrees upon graduating individuals having equipped them for successful careers as healthcare practitioners based on the theories, principles, and clinical applications of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

ACAOM offers several programs accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges:

  • Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine;
  • Transitional Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine;
  • Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine;
  • Master of Integrative Wellness Management;
  • Master of Integrative Healthcare Leadership.

Entry requirements

ACAOM is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant international students. Additional requirements for international students:

Submit proof of financial responsibility, either in the form of a recent bank statement or affidavit of support showing a guaranteed support of one year’s cost of attendance, and sponsor’s recent bank statement.

Demonstration of English Proficiency is required to receive a school issued F-1 I-20. This can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • The student must have completed a two-year (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) undergraduate or graduate-level, English-based education in an institution: accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, or in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, or Ireland. In all cases, English must have been both the language of instruction and the language of the curriculum used;
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL® iBT) - Acceptable scores: TOEFL iBT total score – 61 with minimum speaking score – 20 and minimum listening score – 17;
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Format - Acceptable scores: IELTS overall band score 6 with minimum speaking score – 6.5 and minimum listening score – 6.

Scholarship & funding

Scholarships are available in this College. For more information click here.

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