Career Opportunities in Acupuncture

The acupuncture field has expanded dramatically over the last 10 years. Bastyr graduates now have the choice of establishing independent practices or working in collaborative clinics where insurance is often accepted and acupuncturists work side by side with other health care practitioners. Nationwide, a number of hospitals now offer acupuncture, while more government health care programs are including acupuncture coverage. AOM is increasingly recognized as both safe and cost effective in treating a full range of acute and chronic ailments.

A woman performs acupuncture on a man's back. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degrees lead to such careers as: