A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being based on Chinese medical principles through one or more of the traditional bodywork therapies of Asia. Includes instruction in acupressure, AMMA(r) Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang, Five Element Shiatsu, Integrative Eclectic Shiatsu, Japanese Shiatsu, Jin Shin Do(r) Bodymind Acupressure(tm), Macrobiotic Shiatsu, Anma Therapy, Thai massage, Tui na, Zen Shiatsu, Qigong, Okazaki(r) Restorative Massage, principles of Western and Chinese medicine, patient counseling and observation, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-San Diego||65||47%||$8,736|
|2||Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-New York||62||47%||$11,376|
|3||CenterPoint Massage and Shiatsu Therapy School and Clinic||13||19%||N/A|
|4||Central Mass School of Massage and Therapy Inc||9||47%||N/A|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Asian Bodywork Therapy program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.