Wongu University of Oriental Medicine

Wongu University of Oriental Medicine

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.

In 2014,the Master of Science in Oriental Medicine of the Wongu University of Oriental Medicine has been granted Candidacy status by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners.

OUR MISSION

To educate students to become skilled Oriental medicine practitioners possessing compassion and integrity.

OUR VISION

To be a leader in Oriental medicine education.

GOALS

1. Further the understanding regarding Oriental medicine with other healthcare communities and the public at large.
2. Provide students with a thorough understanding of the theories and systems of traditional Oriental medicine and knowledge of the historical roots.
3. Train students in the clinical skills required to apply that knowledge in the safe and effective treatment of patients.
4. Enable graduates to function collaboratively as a healthcare provider in the modern healthcare system.
5. Train competent practitioners, advocates and leaders of Oriental medicine.

ACCREDITATION

Wongu University of Oriental Medicine has been granted Candidacy status for institutional accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for freestanding institutions and colleges of acupuncture or Oriental medicine that offer such programs.

The Masters’ degree – Oriental Medicine program in English of the Wongu University of Oriental Medicine has been granted Candidacy status by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners.

Contact Info:

ACAOM is located at:
8941 Aztec Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Phone: (952) 212-2434
Fax: (952) 657-7068

Website: http://acaom.org/

NEVADA STATE BOARD OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE

Wongu University has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine as the only higher education institution to offer the Master of Science Degree program in Oriental Medicine. For questions, please contact:

Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine
3191 E. Warm Springs Road
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: (702) 675-5326
Fax: (702) 989-8584

Website: http://orientalmedicine.nv.gov/

REQUIREMENT OF THE NEVADA STATE BOARD OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE

Program Length

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.

Program Subject

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.

COMMISSION OF POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION (CPE)

Wongu University is licensed to operate in the State of Nevada by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education (CPE).

Commission on Postsecondary Education
8778 S. Maryland Pkwy, Suite 115
Las Vegas, NV 89123
Tel: (702) 486-7330
Fax: (702) 486-7340

Website: www.cpe.state.nv.us.

Department of Education – Federal Student Aid

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.

Department of Homeland Security – International Recruitment

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.