OCOM is pleased to announce we are enrolling for new academic programs starting in Fall of 2019!

OCOM’s Master of Acupuncture (MAc) degree program will prepare you to be a professional acupuncturist. You will study all aspects of acupuncture practice, including qi cultivation and Asian therapeutic bodywork. Simultaneously, students pursue coursework in anatomy, public and community health, and research sufficient to foster communication and collaboration in those fields. Students embrace clinical learning early in the program. Under exacting supervision, they provide patient-centered care for a wide range of conditions in a variety of clinical settings.

OCOM’s first professional doctoral degree program (DACM) will prepare you to be a skilled practitioner of Chinese medicine. You will study all aspects of acupuncture, including qi cultivation, and Asian therapeutic massage. Simultaneously, students pursue coursework in biomedicine, public and community health, research, and integrative care sufficient to foster communication and collaboration across fields. Students embrace clinical learning early in the program. Under exacting supervision, they provide customized care to a wide range of patients in a variety of clinical settings. Students applying to this program dual-enroll in a MACM/DACM degree path, receiving both degrees upon program completion.

DACM Degree Completion Track is designed for licensed acupuncturists who have completed an acupuncture degree which included Chinese herbal study. To enroll students will need to have completion of a master’s-level training in acupuncture and Chinese medicine (or equivalent) from a CAB approved school.

To apply to OCOM’s programs, you will need to access the online admissions application form. First, contact the Office of Admissions at 503-253-3443 x175 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2019. Applications are reviewed and processed as they are received.