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Download our Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Career Guide

Download our Free Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Career Guide

Our Master of Science in Acupuncture offers you a comprehensive curriculum, coupled with training in how to balance an Eastern medicine approach with Western medicine. Download our free acupuncture and herbal medicine career guide for real professional insight into:

  • What it takes to become an acupuncturist in today’s health care landscape
  • Post-grad work opportunities and average compensation for those working as an acupuncturist
  • What to look for in an acupuncture degree program to ensure you’re set up for future success in your career
  • How to navigate the admissions process at a top acupuncture school
  • And more!

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Kickstart a Rewarding Career as an Acupuncturist or Herbal Medicine Practitioner

The demand for alternative methods of health care is on the rise due to the increase in the prevalence of chronic disease, coupled with an increased desire on the part of health-conscious Americans for alternatives to traditional Western medicine.

So, the career outlook for acupuncturists has never been brighter—which means there has never been a better time to invest in an acupuncture and herbal medicine degree!

4 in 10 Americans Use Complementary Medicine

Nearly 4 in 10 Americans use some form of complementary and alternative medicine treatments such as acupuncture.

$90 Average Hourly Pay

Today, acupuncturists can expect to earn between $60 to $120 per hour-long session, according to, a trusted acupuncture resource and referral website.

42% Hospitals Offering CAM Provide Acupuncture

Acupuncture is increasingly becoming part of the main health care industry and many hospitals and treatment centers across the United States are incorporating integrative medicine practices. In fact, 42% of the hospitals offering complementary and alternative medicine now provide acupuncture as an outpatient service to their patients.

Why Choose National?

For more than 110 years, NUHS has been the leader in integrative teaching, training and treatment. Our Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine program combines modern medical science, evidence-based treatments, medical diagnostics, and laboratory tests while also learning eastern diagnostics and treatment modalities including tuina, herbal therapies, oriental bodywork, etc. Our program provides a broad scope approach to addressing the whole health of each patient, which better prepares you for success in today’s healthcare market.


Flexible Program

National University of Health Sciences’ 28-month program offers courses held primarily during evenings to accommodate working professionals.


Apprentice with Expert Faculty

Our Acupuncture program incorporates apprentice-style learning so that students can learn via direction transmission of knowledge and skills from our faculty members.


State-of-the-Art Facilities

Our large integrative care clinic and extensive herbal dispensary ensures outstanding clinical training.

Experience the NUHS Difference for Yourself!

We believe in bringing together professionals from a broad range of medical specialties for the benefit of patients and the healthcare industry as a whole. Earning an acupuncture degree from NUHS can jumpstart a new phase in your career.

If you’re interested in pursuing an acupuncture degree, it’s time to take the next step. Download our free career guide today!

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