Requirements to Enroll

To enroll in the Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine program, a prospective student is required to have at least 60 credits from an accredited institution with a total of 30 credits devoted to general educational requirements in the areas of Humanities/Fine Arts, Math/Science, English/Communications, and Social/Behavioral Science with a minimum overall GPA of 2.0.

The Admissions Department receives, evaluates and processes all student applications.  The primary function of the Admissions Committee is to review and advise student applicants to ensure that all academic requirements are met in order to enroll in the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program.


This is what you can expect from FCIM, a leader in Integrative Medicine:

  • A balanced curriculum that combines Oriental Medicine teachings and techniques, Western medical sciences and clinical practices to support proper patient treatment and integration of medical care within the overall healthcare delivery system

  • A strong faculty consisting of practicing physicians with diverse specialties, many of whom run their own practices and are influential principals in the field of integrative medicine

  • Master's and bachelor’s level degrees in a fast-paced three-year program

  • A comprehensive assessment program that diligently tracks each student's progress, achievements and areas for improvement

  • Extensive hands-on experience that starts in the classroom

  • Fully equipped facilities and clinic

  • Valuable real-life patient-care experience by working as intern physicians in our on-campus clinic