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DAOM Admissions

A great school is created by its people. Diverse in every way, our students, faculty and staff are united in their commitment to develop effective integrative medicine. They are passionate in their efforts to weave the ancient wisdom of TCM and the powerful analytical tools of evidence based Biomedicine into a medicine that combines the best of both traditions. We seek applicants for the DAOM program who share our enthusiasm and want to advance their careers and the profession. 

In evaluating applicants, our primary consideration is your prior academic work, and professional and life experiences. We seek doctoral students who show the potential to become leaders in the field of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and who demonstrate the knowledge, skills and maturity necessary to undertake the challenges of the doctoral program. Admission includes a thorough review of each candidate’s application materials by members of the Admissions Committee. Since we regard each applicant individually, there is no set formula for admission. Yo San is interested in the best students.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants who have earned a Master’s degree through a program consisting of at least 2800 hours in TCM or Oriental medicine from an ACAOM accredited or candidate institution with evidence of not less than a 3.0 grade point average can be considered for admissions to the DAOM program after submitting the application form and accompanying documents.

Special Admissions: Applicants with a Master’s degree (or Master’s level diploma) in TCM or Oriental medicine of less than 2800 hours must demonstrate experience equivalency. A deficiency in educational hours may be remedied by documented clinical experience. Deficiencies in undergraduate or master’s degree grade point averages (3.0 minimum) will also be noted. Applicants in these categories will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee who will consider formal education hours, clinical experience and contributions to the field. 

 

Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Qi Cultivation

Current Yo San University faculty or staff members, who have skill in facilitating Qi cultivation, and who have been accepted into the Yo San University DAOM Program please click here "Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Qi Cultivation Opportunity"


Next cohort begins May 2015

Doctoral Program Assistant


Penny Weinraub
(310)577-3006 x139
daom@yosan.edu

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