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Transferring to Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine offers both a Master and a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program. They are located in downtown Portland. See how many credits you’ll need, GPA requirements, and how to apply on OCOM’s Transfer Student site.

Classes you can take at PCC

OCOM is a graduate school, meaning that most students will have first completed a bachelor degree before attending OCOM. There are some prerequisite courses that you can take at PCC before entering the program. Work with an OCOM advisor to plan your classes. Applicants must complete a minimum of three years of college at an accredited institution.

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine prerequisites and PCC equivalents
Program prerequisite PCC equivalent Credits
One college level biology course BI 101 Biology or 211 Principles of Biology 4-5
One college level chemistry course CH 104 or 221 General Chemistry 5
One college level course in psychology PSY 201A (others may qualify) Intro. to Psychology 4
(Recommended) Three quarters of anatomy and physiology BI 231, 232, & 233 Anatomy & Physiology 12

Heads up! We do our best to keep this site current, but transfer requirements tend to change without warning. Always check with an advisor at your transfer school before making your final decision about classes.