WELCOME TO MIDWEST COLLEGE
OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE
Who We Are
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine (MCOM) is a leading Acupuncture & Oriental medicine school with two convenient locations: Racine, WI and Evanston, IL. MCOM offers the most comprehensive education in acupuncture, medicinal herbs, and nutrition in the Midwest.
The Midwest College of Oriental Medicine was founded in 1979 and has been a fully accredited Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine school since 1987. MCOM believes in preserving the traditional ideology and philosophies developed by the ancient practitioners that formed this medicine while incorporating modern medical knowledge and technique.
All major classes are held on Saturdays with basic science courses offered on weekday evenings. Clinic shifts are scheduled during weekdays. Our course schedule is designed to allow students flexibility in their schedules to maintain a full or part-time job. The majority of our students have families, and have chosen Acupuncture or Oriental Medicine as a second career. To learn more, contact us at 262-554-2010.
- The Acupuncture program - Graduates earn a Master Level Certificate in Acupuncture and are well prepared to sit for the national board and licensing exams prior to starting or joining a practice.
- The Oriental Medicine program - Graduates earn a combined degree. A Bachelor of Science degree in TCM (traditional Chinese Medicine) Nutrition and a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine (encompassing Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs).
Herbs & TCM Nutrition
Midwest College’s Oriental Medicine Program allows students to gain the skills and knowledge needed to integrate the best known branches of TCM (acupuncture, massage and Chinese herbs) with healing foods and recipes to ensure future patients will be treated for complete wellness.
MCOM’s education includes a focus on traditional Chinese Nutrition Therapy. There are two parts of a Chinese Medicine nutritional consultation: encouraging healthy eating according to a patient’s constitution and the recommended foods and recipes for specific disorders.