|Master’s of Science in Oriental MedicineThe academic program of Samra University of Oriental Medicine has been designed to offer the degrees of Master of Science in Oriental Medicine and a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The degrees granted by the University are approved under the provisions of the State of California Education Code Section 94750 by the Bureau of Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education (BPPVE).* (*The BPPVE was dissolved June 30, 2007 by California legislation. In lieu of any reference in this catalog to BPPVE, please substitute Department of Consumer Affairs, 1625 N. Market Blvd., Ste N112, Sacramento, CA 95834. Tel: 800-952-5210 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.)The professional degree program at Samra University is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The accreditation commission’s national offices are located at Maryland Trade Center #3, 7501 Greenway Center Drive, Suite 760, Greenbelt, MD 20770, Phone: (301) 313-0855, FAX: (301) 313-0912
The curriculum of the Masters Degree program meets the didactic and clinical requirements of the California State Acupuncture Board and qualifies the graduate to sit for the California Acupuncture Licensing Examination. In California, acupuncturists are licensed by the State Department of Consumer Affairs, Acupuncture Board, 444 N. 3rd Street, Suite 260, Sacramento, CA, 95811 (916) 4453021.
Students seeking to be licensed in other states or countries should contact the appropriate governmental agency for specific academic and other requirements.
Due to accreditation students of the University are eligible to participate in federal student financial aid programs under Title IV.
Samra University of Oriental Medicine is approved by the California State Acupuncture Board to offer continuing education courses. Samra University of Oriental Medicine is authorized by the California Board of Registered Nurses to offer continuing education units.
The University’s program is approved for the training of veterans and other eligible persons under United States Code Title 38.
The University is authorized by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service to process Form I-20 to enable prospective foreign students to apply for F-l visas.
Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
The Samra University of Oriental Medicine has received approval by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) to begin offering a post-graduate doctoral program titled “Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine” (DAOM) pursuant to ACAOM’s substantive change procedures. This approval is only the first step in the process toward accreditation of the program and does not reflect any official status with ACAOM. No assurance is made by granting approval to commence a DAOM program that the program will eventually be granted either ACAOM Candidacy or Accreditation status.