General Guidelines: SCUSOMA admits new students four times a year: October, January, April, and July. All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply at least one month in advance.

Upon completion of the appropriate application procedures for the Master’s degree, applications are forwarded to the administrative office for consideration for acceptance.

An applicant found to have illegally altered any document, or to have misrepresented information, will be permanently disqualified from admission to Southern California University School of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture. It is important to read the application requirements for the degree program as detailed in the school catalog.



The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender, disability, pregnancy, Vietnam-era or other military status, or any other legally protected status in its admission, treatment, and evaluation of students or in the operation of educational programs and activities.

Such discrimination is prohibited by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act (pertaining to race, color, and national origin), Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (pertaining gender), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975 (pertaining to physical disability), and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (pertaining to age).



SCUSOMA accepts new students at the beginning of each quarter. 

Applicants are required to submit the following to the Office of Admissions:

  • Completed Application Form and Enrollment Agreement;
  • $100 nonrefundable Application Fee;
  • An official transcript from all college-level prior educational institutions attended;
  • Foreign transcripts and documents must be notarized;
  • Foreign transcripts and documents must provide English translation; and
  • Foreign transcripts and documents must be accompanied by professional evaluation of transcript(s) from an agency that is recognized by (NACES).
  • Completion of a minimum of 60 college semester units or 90 quarter units;
  • Personal Statement consisting of minimum of 500 words; and
  • Two letters of recommendation.



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