The mission of the Virginia University of Oriental Medicine is to produce educated health care practitioners highly skilled in acupuncture and oriental medicine, trained to provide the community with affordable healthcare services while fostering the growth and practice of acupuncture and oriental medicine. Diverse and inclusive, VUOM serves the state of Virginia and the United States of America by developing responsible complimentary healthcare professionals capable of communicating effectively, disseminating the knowledge gained through the institution's programs, and providing world-class patient care.
In January 2004, Virginia College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine was established as a school and clinic to educate students and provide treatment for the community.
On October 29, 2008, Virginia College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (VCAOM) changed its name to Virginia University of Oriental Medicine (VUOM) and is currently certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV), Institutionally Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).
Virginia University of Oriental Medicine offers courses in acupuncture and Oriental medicine that lead to Master of Science degrees. Its programs prepare students for professional life as licensed health care practitioners within the Washington DC metropolitan area (including Maryland and Virginia) as well as the broader United States.
Virginia University of Oriental Medicine offers its students the opportunity to pursue Master of Science degrees in Acupuncture as well as Oriental Medicine. The University's Master Degree programs are offered in Korean and Chinese language tracks as well. Non-degree certificate programs are also available in East Asian Nutrition.
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