THE FIRST AND ONLY ORIENTAL MEDICINE UNIVERSITY IN NEVADA OFFERING A MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ORIENTAL MEDICINE (MSOM) DEGREE
Founded in 2012 in the state of Nevada, the first state in the United States to grant licenses to practitioners of Oriental medicine, Wongu University of Oriental Medicine is the first and only Oriental Medicine school in Nevada approved to grant a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine.
The mission of Wongu University of Oriental Medicine is to educate students to become skilled Oriental Medicine practitioners who possess compassion and integrity.
1. Advance the practice of Oriental medicine by increasing the number of competent, licensed, OMD practitioners.
2. Provide students wit a historical and modern OM curriculum and a thorough experience in the clinical skills required in the safe and effective treatment of patients.
3. Serve the community with access to OM healing therapies at the Health Clinic and conduct educational programs for greater awareness of OM.
Graduates of the Wongu University’s Master of Science in Oriental Medicine program will be able to:
Wongu University of Oriental Medicine and its master’s-level program in Oriental medicine (MSOM) are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM). Institution/program accreditation history, notes, and dates of review may be viewed at: http://acahm.org/directory-menu/directory/.
ACAHM is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the specialized accreditation agency for institutions/programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners.
ACAHM is located at:
500 Lake Street, Suite 204, Excelsior, MN 55331
Phone: (952) 212-2434
Fax: (952) 657-7068
Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine 3191 E. Warm Springs Road Las Vegas, NV 89120 Phone: (702) 675-5326 Fax: (702) 989-8584
REQUIREMENT OF THE NEVADA STATE BOARD OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE
NAC 634A.080 4.(b)(2): Nevada Oriental Medicine Board regulation requires the completion of at least 3,000 hours of instruction, including no less than 2,500 didactic hours, for a student to graduate on or after November 25, 2002.
NAC 634A.080 4.(a): The program of study includes training or instruction in the subjects of acupuncture, moxibustion, herbology, Oriental physiology, Oriental pathology, Oriental diagnosis, Tuina, biology, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, Western physiology, Western pathology, Western diagnosis, pharmacology, laboratory and radiology.
Our program satisfies the program length and subjects required by the Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine.
Wongu University is licensed to operate in the State of Nevada by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education (CPE).
Commission on Postsecondary Education 2800 E. St. Louis Las Vegas, NV 89104 Tel: (702) 486-7330 Fax: (702) 486-7340
Wongu University’s Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree program is provisionally certified by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in the Title IV Federal Student Aid Program through September 30, 2018. Wongu University will be eligible to apply for full certification on June 30, 2018.
Wongu University is a SEVP (Student and Exchange Visitor Program) certified school under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and is authorized to accept and enroll nonimmigrant students by issuing Forms I-20. Wongu University is also authorized to assist students with an F-1 Visa to transfer in or out of Wongu University.