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Admissions Requirements

Oriental Medicine is a holistic practice that considers mind, body, and spirit when evaluating, treating, and healing. Wongu University seeks students that show motivation and commitment to become dedicated, compassionate, and skilled practitioners of Oriental Medicine. 

An applicant entering the Master’s of Oriental Medicine program must meet one of the following requirements: 

  1. A completed Bachelor’s degree (120 semester credits/180 quarter credits) or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, is preferred, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, OR
  2. Satisfactory completion of at least two (2) years (defined as at least 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) at a baccalaureate level from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Please note: The satisfactory completion of at least 2 years at a baccalaureate level is adequate for admissions, but a Bachelor’s degree is required for licensure in the state of Nevada. 
    • College courses with a “D” grade or lower cannot be counted toward the 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits, but will be counted in the GPA calculation to determine admission eligibility. 

In addition, the applicants who have earned the prerequisite educational requirements at a recognized and approved foreign institution, the applicant’s official transcripts must be evaluated by a credential evaluation agency which is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be forwarded directly from the agency to the Wongu Admissions Office for admission determination. 

International Students or students who have studied abroad have additional application requirements – click here

Each applicant must demonstrate English language proficiency as stated in the English Language Proficiency Requirements section. 



Applying to the Master’s Program in Oriental Medicine

Wongu University accepts and admits new students on a rolling basis. Applications are due two weeks prior to the start quarter.

In pursuing this fast-growing field of complementary and alternative medicine, you will be participating with a diverse group of students from around the world and the U.S. who are committed to discovering a wide variety of healing skills that focus on physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

The application is the beginning step to furthering your academic pursuits in the healthcare field.  To be considered for admission please complete the following:

Download the Master’s Program Matriculated Application 

There are multiple parts to the application, instructions and a checklist are included. Return the completed application along with the non-refundable application fee which can be paid by check or money order made payable to Wongu University.



Term Start Dates

Winter 2024: Monday, January 8, 2024 (Application Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023)

Spring 2024: Monday, April 8, 2024 (Application Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2024)

Summer 2024: Monday, July 8, 2024 (Application Deadline: Friday, June 21, 2024)

Fall 2024: Monday, October 7, 2024 (Application Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2024)


Application Documents Needed for the Master’s Program in Oriental Medicine:

  • Copy of ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.)
  • Arrange to have official academic transcripts from each college or university previously attended sent directly to Wongu University’s Admissions Office.
  • Two letters of recommendation (from professional sources) sent directly from the individual to Wongu University that includes:
    • Reference Name
    • Name of Academic Institution/Agency/Business
    • Address
    • Email
    • Phone Number
    • Signature
  • Personal Statement (500-750 words on the following topics below)
    •  Please type your statement on 8.5″X11″ paper, double-spaced, and submit it with the application form. If emailing, please send it in PDF format.
      • Describe the path that led you to choose Oriental Medicine as a profession. Include your philosophy and goal as a healthcare professional.
      • Why do you consider Wongu University to be a good fit for you?
      • Describe how your academic or employment background will contribute to the Wongu program
  • Resume
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination or Waiver Form (If the student does not wish to be vaccinated, the student must provide a completed and signed Waiver Form) To download Hepatitis B Waiver Form click here
  • $100 non-refundable application fee (to pay online click here)


An application is complete when ALL documents listed have been received by the Admissions Office.

Send all documents to:

Wongu University Admission’s Office

8620 S. Eastern Ave.

Las Vegas, NV 89123

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (702) 946-5050


Contact an Admissions Counselor at: [email protected]


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