Welcome: 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 (MSOM). Wongu offers courses in Oriental Medicine, acupuncture, herbology, and much more. Our experienced and caring instructors will help you perfect your skills as you take your first step to joining the healing community.
Mind, Body & Spirit. At Wongu, we believe that overall health depends on nurturing a healthy mind, body & spirit connection. Our tri-colored logo reflects this philosophy, and our curriculum is designed around this ethos. In blending the best parts of Eastern & Western medicine we enable healthcare professionals to truly address the overall health of patients.
The Wongu Health Center is located on the university campus. Students receive clinical education in a real medical environment. During a student's internship, students treat local community members seeking medical care. The students work hand-in-hand with Oriental Medicine doctors and healthcare staff, giving them valuable practical experience, and ensuring a smooth transition into an Oriental Medicine career. To make an appointment ca......... more »
Wongu's Master of Science in Oriental Medicine Degree program does not underestimate the value of practical, hands-on education. A large percentage of Wongu's curriculum focuses on practical education i.e. Meridians 1 & 2, Acupuncture Techniques 1 thru 3, Qi-Gong and Acupressure just to name a few. This hands on learning in the classroom is additional to all the clinical experience students receive at our Wongu Health Center. At Wong......... more »
Nevada has some of the highest standards for Oriental Medicine Practitioners in the country. Because of this, our students receive a world-class education that fully prepares them for careers in Acupuncture, Herbology, and Oriental Medicine. Our MSOM program consists of 2,500 didactic hours and 1,000 clinical hours for a total of 3,500 program hours. Once our students graduate they meet the Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine's curricul......... more »
About half of our student body are from out of town. They come to Wongu's Las Vegas campus, for the affordable living, and the Fabulous Las Vegas Strip! Many are surprised to learn that Vegas also has a very exciting outdoor scene! Numerous hiking & camping spots are only a short drive away. To name a few: Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, The Grand Canyon, and the Valley of Fire State Park. There's more to Las Vegas than just the a......... more »
At Wongu University, the student to teacher ratio is small. For that reason, students have quality interaction with their professors. This greater interaction allows for students to get more clinical and classroom experiences in, and ensures that all questions get answered comprehensively. We urge you to visit our campus so you can experience the higher level of learning that takes place because of the excellent student-to-teacher ratio.
Wongu's student body is composed of individuals from all over the country & the world. We have students from Las Vegas, California, Brazil, Philippines, Korea and more. Our campus age demographic ranges from early twenties to late fifties. It is never too early or too late to pursue a rewarding career as an Oriental Medicine Doctor! Students come from a diverse background professionally as well. From Accounting, Marketing, Business, Med......... more »