Did you know that an Associates Degree from Northern Virginia Community College meets the entry level degree requirements for admission into the Masters of Science in Acupuncture program at VUIM?

VUIM provides Graduate (Master’s and Doctoral) level education in Integrative Medicine, specifically training in the practice of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. A critical component of VUIM’s mission is to support the advancement of the Acupuncture field, and provide our communities with an affordable healthcare option, all while offering our students the opportunity to have a fulfilling and financially lucrative career.
 

Why Join VUIM?

Our Degrees

VUIM provides Graduate (Master and Doctoral) level education in integrative medicine, specifically Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine.

Community Commitment

VUIM’s goal is to support the advancement of the Acupuncture field, to provide students with an opportunity to have a fulfilling and financially stable career, and to provide our communities with an affordable healthcare option.

Earning Potential

Strong earning potential after graduation: May 2021 median annual wage: $60,570 (as reported by BLS).

Licensure

Successful completion of VUIM Acupuncture programs provides a pathway to licensure in all US states.

Details of Benefits for NVCC students

  • Second-most affordable cost of tuition for an Acupuncture program in the United States.
  • Guaranteed transfer of credit for all applicable western biomedical science courses, taken at a NOVA within the last 5 years (per accreditation standards) as transfer of credit – up to 50 credits. For example, Anatomy & Physiology, Pathophysiology, Biology, Chemistry, Research Methods, Medical Terminology, Internal Medicine, etc.
  1. 50 Credits of transfer represents approximately $13K in savings from the standard cost of tuition.
  2. VUIM will waive the transfer credit evaluation fee ($400) for all
    students who begin a program of study.
  • VUIM will provide a direct landing page for prospective students, with all information necessary to consider applying and to apply.
  1. Application fee reduced from $125 to $50.
  2. $400 tuition deposit waived for Financial Aid or VA benefit-eligible
    students.

Who might be a good fit?

People who are good listeners, who are compassionate, who care about others, who are entrepreneurial, and want to achieve personal, professional, and financial independence.