How to Apply

If you are unsure whether you qualify for either the Entry-level Master or Doctorate of Acupuncture with a Chinese Herbal Medicine Specialization (MAcCHM/DAcCHM), or the Advanced Doctorate of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (DAOM), at Yo San University in California, please review the [Admission Requirements] for more information.

If you’re ready to take the next step, please review the below instructions that describe how to apply to the MAcCHM /DAcCHMprogram and DAOM program.

MAcCHM/DAcCHM Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the following to the Office of Admissions

  • A completed MAcCHM/DAcCHM Application
  • Application fee ($100 for domestic applicants or $150 for international applicants)
  • Official sealed transcripts from all institutions attended, showing a minimum of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units
  • Two Letters of Professional or Academic Recommendation
  • Two passport-sized photos
  • A current resume
  • A Statement of Purpose essay (500 words maximum)
  • Admissions Interview

Online Application Download Application

DAOM Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the following to the DAOM Program Office

  • A completed DAOM Application
  • Application Fee ($100 for domestic applicants or $150 for international applicants)
  • An essay of approximately 500 words that summarizes your motivation for seeking the DAOM Degree and why you choose to apply to Yo San University for this program.
  • Professional vita.
  • Attach 2 passport-sized photos of yourself to the top of this application form.
  • Two letters of reference
  • Admissions Interview
  • Verification of state licensure (where applicable)
  • Transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities mailed to the address below

Online Application Download Application

Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
DAOM Program
13315 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066 

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