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Master's Degree

     Both Elizabeth and William received their Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

     The Master's Degree Programs at Southwest Acupuncture College (SWAC) train in the five branches of classical Oriental medicine: acupuncture, herbal medicine, physical therapy, nutrition, and exercise/breathing therapy. SWAC trains its students in the uses of Oriental and Western medical models of the human body, as well as the philosophy, theory, and clinical application of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Diagnostic approaches discussed include the Yin/Yang, Five Elements, Three Treasures, Four Levels, Six Stages, Qi and Blood, Essential Substances, Zang Fu, and Eight Principles paradigms.

 Graduates receive the Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) degree which consists of 3092.5 hours.

     For more information on the degrees Elizabeth and William received from SWAC, visit the college's site here.

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