American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med

American College of Acupuncture and 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).

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (1)




January – The college was founded by Shen Ping Liang, L.Ac. as American Academy of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine.


August – The first class of students enrolled.


The vision of American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine is to strengthen the role of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine in providing complementary health care delivery in the United States. We believe that the collaboration of Oriental and Western medicines will yield a great number of advances and breakthroughs in the treatment of illness, resulting in better health care for all.Consequently, we are dedicated to offering our students a solid education in Traditional Chinese Medicine while at the same time providing knowledge in Western medicine to facilitate their communication with patients and physicians.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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The American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine’s following programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM):1) Master of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specialization2) Doctor of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specialization

Bellaire, Texas, United States


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