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Your first step to finding out if the Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is the right path for you is to contact our Admissions Director for a short informational meeting to discuss your goals, our programs, take you for a personal tour and answer any of your questions regarding the application process. In addition, you may want to shadow a student, speak with faculty and have a treatment from one of our interns.

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AAHW offers the following degrees:

Master’s of Science in Acupuncture (MAc)

Master’s of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM)

Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine  (DAOM)

Your interest in holistic healing has come at an exciting time! As the field of Oriental medicine is gaining global recognition, so is the demand for qualified practitioners.

Has impacting others for the better always been important to you? Are you passionate about joining the health and wellness community in exploring healthier life styles? Explore what being a practitioner of Chinese medicine and acupuncture means to you. With AAHW you can learn from committed Chinese and Western doctors and hone your skills with ancient wisdom and modern techniques.

What makes AAHW Unique?


  1. Faculty: Awards for Educational Excellence-AAHW has received awards for best TCM curriculum and faculty in the Nation. AAHW faculty are expert scholar-physicians who have made significant contributions to TCM and western Biomedicine.
  1. Student Body: High rate of graduate success in becoming independent practitioners and collaborating with other clinics and hospitals here in the Twin Cities and farther out into many diverse communities in the Mid-West and beyond.
  1. Master’s degree program: The strength of our Master’s degree speaks for itself after several AAAOM graduates were awarded scholarships to further their studies at the doctorate level at a well known University in China.
  1. Doctorate Program: First Acupuncture College in the Minnesota to offer a doctorate degree beginning Fall of 2016.
  1. Library: The AAHW has the most comprehensive acupuncture library collection in English and Chinese. AAHW
  1. Curriculum including TCM Theory & Foundations, TCM Herbology, Acupuncture, TCM dietary therapy, TuiNa massage, Tai Chi and Qi Gong.
  1. Both Master’s of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM) and Master’s of Acupuncture (MAc) are nationally accredited and registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.
  1. Federal and state financial aid available to those who qualify
  1. Flexibility-Accelerated and part-time schedules available
  1. Affordable tuition rates

Call (651) 493-3622 or email admissions@acupunctureschoolusa.com today to schedule your appointment.

At present, AAHW is not enrolling new students in the Doctoral degree program (DAOM) or Master’s degree programs. Updates on this admission policy will be posted on this website.

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The following materials must be submitted to AAAOM with this application.

  1. Completed Application for Admission Form.
  2. A 500 word essay stating your personal educational and professional goals including your reasons for wishing to attend the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
  3. Application fee of $50.00
  4. Official transcript from all post-secondary institutions attended (sent directly to AAAOM from the institutions).
  5. Two letters of recommendation.
  6. Foreign students: Transcripts from foreign institutions must be evaluated by AACRAO before submission. You must submit the results of a TOEFL test if English is not your native language.

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