Acupuncture Degree Programs


Find an accredited acupuncture program at a local medical vocational school. Acupuncture is not available in all locations use the search application to find a course near you.

Acupuncture is used as a form of alternative medicine, and sometimes alongside traditional medicine, for stroke rehabilitation, chronic headaches and pains, lower back pain, pregnancy-related nausea, and for some chemotherapy-related side effects such as hot flashes and joint swelling.

Acupuncture isn’t quite mainstream, many professionals start their own practices. Or, they may find work in hospitals, chiropractic practices, medical centers, and a physician’s private practice.

Types of Acupuncture

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Japanese Acupuncture
  • Korean Acupuncture
  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • Medical Acupuncture
  • Veterinarian Acupuncture

Types of classes you’ll take in an acupuncture program

  • Nutrition
  • Asian Bodywork
  • Herbal Medicines
  • Pathology
  • Ethics
  • Acupuncture Points
  • Practice Management
  • Western Medicine

Acupuncture school costs

Three years in acupuncture school: between $75K-$85K. (after undergraduate work)

Acupuncture licensing: $2,500, good for 10 years.

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