The Master’s Program Admissions
requirements are as follows:
A completed and signed application form along with the non-refundable application fee.
(U.S. citizens/residents: $100; international students: $150) Additional $50 will be charged for the overseas mailing.
A personal essay describing yourself and your interest in Oriental Medicine.
Two recommendation letters.
One recent 2″x2″ color digital image of yourself suitable for an identification badge.
Provide Official Transcript(s) from all colleges and/or universities attended. If the transcripts are from a country where English is not the primary language, they must be translated into English and must be sent to a reputable foreign credentials evaluation agency to evaluate equivalent levels of educational achievement in the U.S.
An interview with a member of the Admissions Committee.
Once Admission Office receives your application package, a decision will be made within 10-12 working days and inform the applicants.
An admission notice will be mailed to those who meet the requirements.
International Admissions Requirements:
Alhambra Medical University welcomes students from foreign countries. We are authorized by the US Department of Homeland Security to issue an I-20 and enroll non-immigrant international students. For international applicants, in addition to the Admissions requirements, the following must also be submitted:
A financial statement showing at least $22,000 in assets to verify the availability to pay educational and living expenses for one year.
A copy of a passport that is valid for at least 6 months after the date of entry into the US for the purposes of education at our institution.
Applicants currently studying in the United States on an F-1 visa must submit copies of I-20 form, visa, and the first page of the passport. A completed transfer release form must be sent to AMU by the school from which the applicant is transferring.
English Language Competency:
The didactic part of the MSTAM program is currently offered in two languages: English and Mandarin Chinese. Clinical training is taught in English only.
If the transcripts are from a country where English is not the primary language, they must be translated into English and must be sent to a reputable foreign credentials evaluation agency to evaluate equivalent levels of educational achievement in the U.S.
Additional fees may apply for postage and handling overseas/expedited mailing.
I-20 is only issued currently to MSTAM program only.
TOEFL / IELTS REQUIREMENT
Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) – acceptable score: total score 61
International English Language Testing System (IELTS), academic format – acceptable score: overall band score 6.0
Students who hold an associate degree or higher earned from the United States or from a foreign university where English is the language of instruction
may be exempt from TOEFL.
Please call us at (626) 289-7719
Our Office hours:
Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. PST
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS