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Tuition for Doctor of Acupuncture (DAc.) and Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM) Programs


2019 -2020 Tuition and Fees for Doctor of Acupuncture (DAc.) and Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM)

  • $350/credit for Advanced (Doctoral Level) Courses
  • Total Advanced (Doctoral Level) Course Credits: 29.8 Credits
    • Tuition: $10,430
  • Registration Fee – $80/Quarter: $320
  • Internship Fee – $100/Quarter: $400
  • Malpractice Insurance: $200/Year

VUIM’s Doctor of Acupuncture and Doctor of Oriental Medicine programs offer graduates of Masters level degree programs in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine the opportunity to study toward advanced competencies in the field of Integrative Medicine; skills and competencies that provide allow the program’s graduates to deliver the best quality of care for their patients. By building upon the University’s Masters level curriculum, students are able to engage with course material that provides them with additional clinical skills along with a deeper understanding of research and communication principles to effectively collaborate and work with other healthcare professionals.

Students can expect to attend week-long, block-style classes, onsite clinical training sessions, as well as weekend-based courses as they complete the program. The modular format offers a level of flexibility that affords graduates of Masters level degree programs in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine the opportunity to continue their clinical practice while earning their degree.

For those students enrolling as a de novo student of the Doctor of Acupuncture or Doctor of Oriental Medicine program, their degree will encompass the following:

Academic years 4 years
Clock Hours of
Instruction
Doctor of Acupuncture: 2498 hours Doctor of Oriental Medicine: 3448 hours
Credits required for graduationDoctor of Acupuncture: 183.8 Credits Doctor of Oriental Medicine: 256.8 Credits

De Novo graduates of each program will be conferred a dual degree that includes the Master of Science in Acupuncture or Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, respectively.