Mission Statement and Educational Objectives

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Mission Statement

The mission of Acupuncture and Massage College (AMC) is to provide our students with a college of natural healing. AMC is committed to maintaining high standards of education that emphasize principles of ethical behavior. AMC also strives to improve the quality of healthcare in our community by providing a low-cost Community Intern Clinic.

Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Acupuncture and Massage College Massage Therapy Program* will be able to:

  1. 1. Demonstrate competency in the theory of Massage Therapy to include Musculoskeletal Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology.
  2. 2. Demonstrate competency in hands-on skills to include Shiatsu, Medical Massage, and Swedish Massage.
  3. 3. Assess contraindications to Massage Therapy.
  4. 4. Demonstrate appropriate professional conduct in their relationship with patients.
  5. 5. Pass AMC’s board review exam and their National/State Licensing Exam.
  6. 6. Be prepared to become entry level Massage Therapists with a specialty in Shiatsu.

Graduates of the Acupuncture and Massage College’s Associate of Arts in Health Science Program* will be able to:

  1. 1. Meet all six educational objectives of the Massage Therapy Program* (listed above).
  2. 2. Think critically and communicate effectively.
  3. 3. Demonstrate academic skills necessary for continued learning. 

Graduates of the Acupuncture and Massage College Master of Oriental Medicine Degree Program* will be able to:

  1. 1. Demonstrate competency in the theories and practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine to include Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, Herbal Medicine and Asian Bodywork.
  2. 2. Demonstrate competent clinical judgment and assess appropriate treatment plans.
  3. 3. Communicate with other medical practitioners when appropriate.
  4. 4. Demonstrate appropriate professional conduct in their relationship with patients.
  5. 5. Pass AMC’s comprehensive exams, board review exams, and their National/State Licensing Exams.
  6. 6. Be prepared to become entry level Oriental Medicine Practitioners.

* For GE Information, please go to https://www.amcollege.edu/disclosures/