Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Health Studies

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The Orlando School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

The Florida College of Integrative Medicine (FCIM) is dedicated to fostering expert practitioners of Oriental Medicine and providing quality and holistic healthcare alternatives in Central Florida. Start your career in AOM today!

Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Health Studies

The Florida College of Integrative Medicine (FCIM) offers a fast-paced three-year program that confers on successful graduates TWO prestigious degrees: a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Health Studies AND a Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine.

Our curriculum thoughtfully integrates the teachings and techniques of Oriental Medicine (also known as "Traditional Chinese Medicine" or "TCM") with the foundation of Western medical sciences to produce a knowledge base that is appropriate for the practice of Oriental Medicine in our increasingly multi-cultural and holistically-minded modern society.

Join us for Open House and learn about our Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Health Studies.

Admissions, Student Services, and Faculty members will be on hand at each Open House to answer any inquiries you may have regarding your future career in Oriental Medicine and alternative healthcare.

Attendees Will Receive A Gift Certificate for a FREE Acupuncture Treatment.

FCIM cordially invites you to experience first-hand the unique teaching approach used in our rigorous and exciting curriculum. Visit our school anytime during regular business hours and we will be more than happy to show you around our beautiful campus and involve you in one of our many ongoing classes.

We encourage everyone who is interested in the practice of Oriental Medicine and alternative healthcare to visit our campus, talk to our knowledgeable admissions advisors and take the first step toward a new and exciting career that is becoming more and more in demand in our fast-evolving healthcare landscape!

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Admissions

Requirements for Admission

The minimum admission requirements for acceptance are a high school diploma and at least 60 semester hours of credit form an accredited college or university. Any student must be at least 18 years of age. The college credit must include at least 30 credits of general education or liberal arts courses which may include, but are not limited to, English, history, philosophy, literature, religion, art, music, sociology, foreign languages, humanities, mathematics, chemistry, biology, and psychology with a minimum overall GPA of 2.0. The college does not admit students under the "Ability to Benefit" criteria, meaning that a high school diploma and/or Certificate of High School Equivalency is required for all admitted students.

The Admissions Department receives, evaluates and processes all student applications. The primary function of the Admissions Committee is to review and advise student applicants to ensure that all academic requirements are met in order to enroll in the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program.

This is what you can expect from FCIM, a leader in Integrative Medicine:
  • A balanced curriculum that combines Oriental Medicine teachings and techniques, Western medical sciences and clinical practices to support proper patient treatment and integration of medical care within the overall healthcare delivery system.
  • A strong faculty consisting of practicing physicians with diverse specialties, many of whom run their own practices and are influential principals in the field of integrative medicine.
  • Bachelor’s level degrees in a fast-paced three-year program.
  • A comprehensive assessment program that diligently tracks each student's progress, achievements and areas for improvement.
  • An extensive hands-on experience that starts in the classroom.
  • Fully equipped facilities and clinic.
  • A valuable real-life patient-care experience by working as intern physicians in our on-campus clinic.

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Last updated September 2019

About the School

Whether you are interested in integrative medicine as a career or an extension of existing medical practice, the Florida College of Integrative Medicine (FCIM) offers a unique program that integrates ... Read More

Whether you are interested in integrative medicine as a career or an extension of existing medical practice, the Florida College of Integrative Medicine (FCIM) offers a unique program that integrates the teachings and techniques of Oriental Medicine with the foundation of Western medical sciences. FCIM is unique in that this integration of knowledge is demonstrated consistently throughout our curriculum, which better prepares our graduates to meet the changing demands of America's fast-evolving healthcare landscape. Read less