Due to the ongoing evolution of the COVID-19 virus, beginning January 12th, 2022, VUIM will require two (2) negative clinic-based PCR tests (if you test positive), at least 24 hours apart, to return to on-campus learning.
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Explore all the programs offered at Virginia University of Integrative Medicine
Doctor of Acupuncture (DAc.) and Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM) Programs
The purpose of the Professional Doctorate in Acupuncture (DAc.) program and the Professional Doctorate in Oriental Medicine (DOM) program is to foster competent acupuncture practitioners through advanced integrative studies above the master’s level.
Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) Program
The VUIM DAOM program is a postgraduate, competency-based, doctoral-level academic program. As a clinically focused professional graduate program, it provides advanced didactic studies and clinical experiences in core
clinical specialties and culminates in the completion of a multi-year research paper.
Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) Program
The purpose of the Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine is to train future practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental Medicine through empowering them through practice and knowledge in functioning as primary, complementary, independent, or integrative healthcare providers. The MSOM program enables our graduates to sit for the National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine licensing exam (NCCAOM) as well as apply the principles of Oriental Medicine to diagnostics, treatment, and prognosis of patients while integrating into the modern healthcare system.
Masters of Science in Acupuncture (MSA) Program
The MSA program is part of the MSOM program that focuses on knowledge and experience in Acupuncture only. The MSA program is created to educate students in Acupuncture providing the best alternative medicine treatments. Students are provided a solid foundation in the principles of Acupuncture as well as Western Allopathic Medicine. The Acupuncture program includes an extensive study of diagnostics, methods of treatment, acupuncture, and ethical management. The program is specifically designed to prepare students to sit for the NCCAOM licensure examination in Acupuncture Certification and provide the necessary skills to practice safely and skillfully.
Certificate in East Asian Nutrition (CEAN) Program
The Post Baccalaureate Certificate in East Asian Nutrition Program (CEAN) requires a total of 61.5 quarter credits (785 hours) which include 255 hours of clinical training. The normal program length of the Certificate in East Asian Nutrition is one year. The curriculum for the Certificate in East Asian Nutrition program is a subsection of the 4-year Master of Science in Oriental Medicine program offered by the University; specifically, the portions of the degree program that focus on the knowledge and training in Chinese Herbology and related clinical training. The CEAN program is designed to educate students who wish to pursue or are required to acquire these fundamental herbal medicine skills.