Postgraduate DAOM

Program Overview

The Postgraduate Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Postgraduate DAOM) Program is designed for licensed acupuncturists interested in developing advanced TCM knowledge and skills, achieving a medical specialization, and gaining valuable experience in research and teaching.


Receive extensive TCM academic and clinical training from renowned senior TCM practitioners and biomedicine experts from China, the U.S. and Europe.


Five Branches University is currently accepting applications for the Postgraduate DAOM Program. New students are accepted on a trimester basis in September, January, and May. Call us or request a catalog online.

FBU Alumni are eligible for 20% savings on your Postgraduate DAOM tuition. Details at Postgraduate DAOM Tuition and Fees

Financial Aid

Our financial aid programs can assist you with the financial costs of a Postgraduate DAOM education, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, and room and board to attend the program three to four days each month.

Ph.D. in China

With an additional year of study, you can earn a Ph.D. degree awarded by one of our sister colleges in China. The Ph.D. degree is acknowledged by foreign credentials review agencies as equivalent to a Ph.D. in the U.S.

Academic Calendar

Postgraduate DAOM courses are offered once per month during four-day weekend intensives with a flexible clinical training schedule, allowing you to earn a doctorate degree in as little as 24 months while maintaining your private practice.


Learn how to assess evidence-based medicine, review new trends in TCM research and enhance your TCM scientific thinking skills.

Doctoral CEUs

Almost all Postgraduate DAOM courses offered throughout the program fulfill both California and national CEU requirements.

* Program Disclosure

Advanced TCM Studies instructed by world leading TCM Grand Masters

Body Constitution & Traditional Chinese Medicine by Prof. Wang Qi

Activating Brain and Opening Orifices Acupuncture Therapy for Apoplexy by Xue Min Shi

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