Dongguk University Los Angeles


With an outstanding academic program and faculty members on the leading edge of their fields, students from around the globe turn to Dongguk University of Los Angeles (DULA) for a world-class education in acupuncture and oriental medicine, thereby making the school a truly multicultural community.

Dongguk University Los Angeles combines internationally recognized academic and scientific excellence with unparalleled real-world clinical experiences.

A degree in oriental medicine from Dongguk University Los Angeles will provide you with the educational knowledge and clinical experience that you need to advance your personal and professional success.

The mission of Dongguk University Los Angeles is to explore and embody the principles and practices of traditional East Asian medicine; Develop a community of skilled medical practitioners; Provide accessible health care services to the local community.

We train healers who can demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical and historical contexts of oriental medicine; Apply this understanding to diagnose patients accurately; Utilize bio-medical diagnostic methods and refer to other practitioners as appropriate; Competently plan, perform, assess, and adjust acupuncture treatments for common conditions and patterns; Competently prescribe and modify herbal formulas for common conditions and patterns; Embody and advise on healthy lifestyle choices, and identify, define, and model best practices for professional success.

The evidence-based, outcomes-focused, academically rigorous curriculum is enhanced with innovative learning strategies and clinical experiences.

The Dongguk University of Los Angeles offers clinical training and residency opportunities in an integrative and inter-professional environment.

The Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) granted the Dongguk University of Los Angeles and its Master’s of Oriental Medicine programs (in English, Chinese, and Korean).


Los Angeles

Shatto Place,440
90020 Los Angeles, California, USA

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