Master of Oriental Medicine
Now enrolling for January 2013
Tai Sophia Institute is pleased to announce the new Master of Oriental Medicine (MOM). Built on the foundation of Tai Sophia’s renowned Master of Acupuncture, the first accredited acupuncture program in the United States, the Master of Oriental Medicine seamlessly integrates traditional acupuncture and Chinese herbs. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum, combining rigorous classroom teaching with a rich clinical experience. Graduates will possess solid knowledge of the theory and philosophy of Oriental Medicine, and the competence to skillfully treat their patients with needles, herbs, words, and a healing presence.
- Unique in the country for its seamless integration of acupuncture and multiple Chinese herbal traditions
- Provides a transformative and relationship-centered curriculum, which guides students to craft their words and actions with intention, and to be a healing and supportive presence for their patients
- Offers National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) training and related clinical experience as part of curriculum
- Dynamic and distinguished faculty, including leaders in the fields of Chinese medicine, philosophy, and wellness
- Group learning format that provides mentorship and flexibility for students to learn in small groups and in one-on-one settings during clinical rotation
- 725 hours of supervised clinical practice, and more than 240 hours of clinical observation with more than two dozen faculty mentors
- Integrative Health Science courses tailored to the program, with a specific emphasis on East-West comparative analysis
- Enhanced Chinese herbal specialty focus, including pediatrics, oncology, gynecology, gastroenterology, and neurology
- Eligibility for federal financial aid
The success of graduates is a significant measure of any educational institution’s value. More than 1,000 graduates of Tai Sophia’s Master of Acupuncture and Graduate Certificate in Chinese Herbs are widely dispersed throughout the United States in more than 38 states and five countries.
Combining acupuncture and Chinese herbs in our new Master of Oriental Medicine will serve graduates who desire to practice acupuncture in states that require Chinese herbal studies for licensure.
Many of our graduates also have independent individual and group practices in their communities. Others have shared practices with physicians, chiropractors, and mental health professionals, as well as affiliations with drug detoxification programs, detention centers, and veterinary practices.
Our graduates also are employed in hospital settings, university health centers, HMOs, integrative health clinics, community services, and wellness programs. Graduates are often highly active in educating the public through wellness workshops and seminars, in public and private schools, and at institutions of higher learning.