Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley

AIMC Berkeley is an accredited acupuncture college deliver education and training in Acupuncture. The Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley (AIMC Berkeley) is dedicated to providing the future practitioner with an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of Oriental medicine while cultivating a strong foundation in Western clinical sciences.  

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (1)



The Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley formerly known as Meiji College of Oriental Medicine (MCOM) was established in San Francisco in 1990 by the Meiji School of Oriental Medicine in Japan and its alumni. The first class was enrolled in September of 1991. 


The mission of Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley is to develop caring, proficient, and successful practitioners who serve our communities and the Oriental medicine profession by treating illness and promoting health and wellness. AIMC Berkeley promotes patient-centered integrative medicine focused on treating the whole person (mind/body/spirit), with consideration for both traditional and contemporary medical models and other factors that influence health, wellness, and disease.


AIMC is looking for dedicated, passionate individuals to join our team!  Below is a listing of current job openings at our Berkeley campus.  Unless otherwise indicated in the posting, questions about hiring and available positions can be directed to

AIMC Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local laws.

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Student services

Our Director of Student Services, Robbyn Kawaguchi, provides assistance to students in achieving their academic and career goals. Students can work with the Director of Student Services to access disability services, tutoring, scholarship information, and community resources. In addition to providing ongoing support through completion of the program, the Student Services department works closely with student groups to enhance campus life, and maintains connections with our alumni to provide ongoing support and networking opportunities.

Housing services

Our environment is friendly, cooperative and supportive, and our students tend to band together. We boast an active student body and student council, a variety of student-led groups, student initiatives, peer-tutoring, and more. 

Some of the many things that support and create the student community:

  • Free food everyday!

  • The student lounge and kitchen

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

  • Convenient downtown Berkeley location

  • Gender-neutral bathrooms

  • Student study groups

  • weekly qigong workshops

  • Student Council

  • Standing desks

  • Salt Lamps

Library services

The AIMC Berkeley Library is here to serve your needs for further information. Under normal operating conditions, it is a place to read, study, access resources and computers, as well as relax between classes. Our Library Director and Reference Librarian is Patricia Ward, and she can be reached at with any questions.

Medical services

AIMC Berkeley extends reasonable and appropriate accommodations upon request to students with documented disabilities. Students who wish to request accommodations should meet with the Student Success Specialist to discuss their needs and review the documentation required in order for the necessary provisions to be arranged.  

Student Life

Student clubs

Student Council is the student organization representing students at AIMC Berkeley. All students are invited to participate in the council, and council activities are open to all students. Representatives meet every month internally, and host school-wide meetings every month as well.   


AIMC was accredited by ACAOM under its new name in May 2004. 

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