Alternative Health Care Field Expanding for Careers

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the fastest growing health care professions in the United States today.

The prospects for finding employment in the field of acupuncture and Oriental medicine are excellent for the foreseeable future. Employment in the alternative therapy and non-mainstream medicine fields (which includes acupuncture, massage therapy, podiatry, chiropractic, and more) is expected to increase by 48.8 percent from 2002-2012.

Acupuncture & Massage College’s Oriental Medicine program trains students to practice as primary health care providers. Students complete courses in Chinese medicine, acupuncture, herbology, tui na, and qigong. Students receive comprehensive training in the TCM foundational knowledge and skills necessary to work competently in private practice.

Acupuncture physicians work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, treatment centers, private practice, and community health centers.

For high school graduates who decide not to attend college or for individuals seeking a second career, massage therapy is one of the most rewarding experiences you will find in the health care field.

Find your career niche at Acupuncture & Massage College by studying Japanese Shiatsu. Enroll in AMC’s comprehensive Massage Therapy program. You’ll learn a wide range of massage therapy modalities in the classroom and practice them in the AMC Student Intern Clinic.

The expanding field of massage therapy ensures our graduates can find work in a wide array of settings, including: Private offices, hospitals, fitness centers, sports medicine facilities, airports, spas, physicians’ offices, cruise ships, clinics, and wellness centers.

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, indicates that massage therapy employment is expected to grow faster than average over the 2006-16 period as more people learn about the benefits of massage therapy.

For information about Acupuncture & Massage College’s Oriental Medicine and Massage Therapy programs call Joe Calareso, Admissions Director, at (305) 595-9500.

One thought on “Alternative Health Care Field Expanding for Careers

  1. Really nice to see that the alternative medicine is also doing good in the USA. How is the homeopathy doing there?

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