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Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
, CA,
South Baylo University (SBU) offers courses in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) leading to a degree in the Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAOM). The MSAOM degree program prepares students for professional life as a licensed and primary health care provider in AOM. SBU encourages students and faculty to excel academically in a nurturing and supportive environment.


South Baylo University has established program outcomes for the Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAOM) degree program. These outcomes represent the knowledge, attitudes, values, and skills each graduate must possess and demonstrate. Each student will achieve these program outcomes upon the successful completion of required courses, laboratory, clinical experiences, and passing of the Comprehensive Competency Examinations (CCE) I & II.

The program outcomes for the MSAOM degree program are listed as follows:

  • Graduates apply the knowledge of conventional Medicine in the practice of AOM.
  • Graduates demonstrate competency in the practice of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
  • Graduates demonstrate competencies in patient care in compliance with ethical, legal, and safety guidelines and communicate effectively in diverse settings.
  • Graduates can develop and implement effective treatment plans, maintain standardized medical records, conduct case reviews, and manage their clinical practice.
  • Graduates understand basic research concepts and utilize scientific methods related to the AOM clinical practice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Organic/Biochemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    260 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

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General Requirements

  • If the prerequisite educational requirements were earned at a recognized and approved foreign institution the applicant’s official transcripts must be evaluated by a credential evaluation agency which is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.
  • Each applicant must demonstrate English language proficiency as stated in the English Language Requirements section.
  • An applicant must demonstrate suitability for graduate degree program of acupuncture and Oriental medicine

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26712 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26712 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Anaheim

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
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