Massage and Acupuncture Programs

8.5 Month Program
Shiatsu Specialization

Massage Therapy

36 Month Program
Masters in Oriental Medicine (OMD)


How long are the programs?

Oriental Medicine Program
The acupuncture school is a four-year academic program that can be completed in only 36 months. The full program length is 135 weeks, with 2815 classroom hours and 156 credit hours. Students review holistic health care modalities while studying Chinese medicine at our acupuncture school.
Massage Therapy Program
The massage therapy school is a 8-1/2 month, 720-hour program. Study includes an overview of massage jobs and massage careers that graduates may consider for employment. Click here for program curricula and class descriptions.

What are Acupuncture & Massage College’s admission requirements?

Before signing up for acupuncture and Oriental medicine training, applicants should make sure the college of their choice is fully accredited. Acupuncture & Massage College is a nationally accredited Oriental medicine college with standardized entrance requirements.
Master of Oriental Medicine
Acupuncture school applicants must have completed 60 semester credits at the baccalaureate level from an accredited institution. At least 30 of the 60 credits must be in general education or liberal arts courses.
Massage Therapy Diploma
Massage Therapy program applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED equivalency.

When should I apply for admission?

A student may be accepted for admission to either program at any time prior to the beginning of an Oriental Medicine program semester or Massage Therapy program module start date, providing there is still available space. As acupuncture and massage therapy class sizes are limited, applicants are encouraged to apply early. Contact the Admissions Department at (305) 595-9500 for more information or to request an application packet.

When do classes begin?

Acupuncture school semester terms begin in September, October, January, and April.

Massage therapy school class start dates are on a monthly basis. Both day and evening class schedules are offered.

Is financial aid available?

Various financing opportunities are available to students. These include: Pell Grants, Direct Loans, Florida Bright Futures scholarships, veterans’ benefits, outside lenders, and the Ricky Williams Scholarship. Additionally, Acupuncture & Massage College offers a monthly tuition payment plan. Contact the Financial Assistance Department at (305) 595-9500.