Thank you for your interest in the professional degree programs offered at NESA. As one of the founding schools of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the United States, NESA has helped to establish the standards for education, clinical training and research in this rapidly growing field.
Over the years, NESA has continued to meet and increasingly surpass accreditation standards. We remain dedicated to providing an outstanding educational program taught by a highly skilled and experienced faculty. Our master's degree programs are approved by the U.S. Department of Education, thereby allowing NESA students to participate in loan programs to assist in the financing of their education.
Today, Oriental medicine is one of the fastest growing healthcare professions in the United States. While NESA's programs are challenging and demanding, our supportive academic environment is structured to assure the success of our students in their chosen program of study and in future clinical practice. NESA's diverse faculty and rich curriculum generate graduates with a well-rounded understanding of the traditions and philosophies of Oriental medicine, a fundamental understanding of Western medical theory and practice, and strong clinical skills necessary to successfully evaluate, diagnose, and treat their patients. NESA students have unique opportunities to participate in cutting edge research, hospital and community-based clinical internships, a joint program in Pain Management with Tufts University School of Medicine and academic discourse regarding the future of medicine and healthcare.
We hope you find this website informative. Please contact us for more information or to make an appointment to visit the school. As you explore educational and career opportunities, you will find the field of acupuncture and Oriental medicine to be rich with history and with the excitement that surrounds today's growing use of these ancient healing practices.
As NESA begins our next 35 years we are poised to embrace fresh opportunities. Our continual growth in key areas and our emphasis on student success highlights NESA as a leader in Oriental medicine education. We hope that you decide to pursue your education here and help us built to a better future.