MSOM Program Overview

We offer high quality didactic classes and clinical training.

Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) at DULA is a four-year program and thoroughly prepares students to sit for licensing examinations. The Master program focuses both on didactic classes and clinical training, consisting of 213 quarter units (2,130 hours) of academic coursework and 960 hours (48 units) of clinical internship at the Oriental Medical Center. The program is offered in three different lauguages including English, Chinese and Korean. Students have an option to choose one program that they wish to enter.

Visit DULA

Prospective students are invited to visit DULA and experience the community by scheduling a visit to our campus. Prospective may sit in on classes, meet with faculty and current students, and experience clinical settings. Individual tour of the campus is available, and walk‐ins are always welcome. All prospective students who visit DULA in person or attend an on‐campus admissions info session will receive a tour of the campus and a comprehensive overview of your program of interest, including curriculum, class schedules, tuition, financial aid and answers to your specific questions.

To schedule a tour, please contact the Admissions Department at 213-487-0110 or send an email to Applications are reviewed throughout the year. Preferences are given to early applicants.

Estimated Student Budget

It is important that students plan their own budget before starting their new path. The tuition, fees, and charges shown below are based on the univeristy’s own calculation and settings. These figures may not be final.

If you have any questions regarding tuition and fees, please contact our Front Office at

Tuition and Fees

Entrance Criteria

English Language Requirements

The MSOM program is currently offered in three languages: English, Korean, and Mandarin Chinese. Clinical training is done in English only.

English language competency is required of all students seeking admission to the program. This must be demonstrated by one of the following means:



The following items are required to be considered for admission:

Please contact admissions staff (213-487-0110 or for any questions or additional information regarding the application process.

International Applicants

DULA is authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to issue a I-20 and enroll non-immigrant international students into the master’s program (MSOM) only. For international applicants, in addition to the above requirements, the following must also be submitted:

Additional fees may apply for postage and handling overseas/expedited mailing.

Application Deadlines

DULA accepts new students four times a year: Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. There are two application submission dates for each quarter, General and Late. General application deadline for the following quarter is by Friday of the 7th week and the late application deadline for concurrent quarter is by Friday of the 1st week during a school quarter. For specific dates, please refer to DULA’s MSOM Academic Calendar.



Apply online or download a fillable PDF application


If you would like to process paper application, please send application materials to:

Dongguk University, Los Angeles
Attention: Office of Admissions, MSOM and DATM Program
440 Shatto Place, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Next Steps

Next Steps

Admissions Review Process

  1. Once all application package and all supporting documents have been received, the applicant will be contacted for a personal interview with one of the members of the admissions committee.
  2. Following the interview, the application file will be reviewed by the admissions committee.
  3. The applicant will be notified in writing once a decision has been made by the admissions committee.
  4. The Committee’s decision will be one of the following:

Class Registration Counselling

See Student Page for Information Related to Class Schedule.

Meet our Associate Dean and Academic Coordinator to discuss your class registration. It is very important that you plan your resitration ahead for your future academic schedule. You can visit our campus for counselling in person or email about your questionaires. Our Associate Dean can be reached by email, Academic Coordinator can be reached by email We may also be reached via phone at (213) 487-0110.

New Student Orientation

All new students must attend the New Student Orientation and Registration session. The orientation reviews financial aid and registration options, the academic calendar, college policies, and the Doctoral/Master’s program. Please contact the admissions office for assistance prior to orientation for special needs assistance or special scheduling issues.

Please refer to the academic calendar for more information about the new student orientation date of each academic quarter.

Have a Question?

Speak with our Admissions Officer. You will be advised admissions inquiries from the beginning to the end.

Hours of Operation: 9:00am – 6:00pm, Monday – Friday.

Phone Number: (213) 487-0110                Fax Number: (213) 487-0527                 Email:

Mailing Address:

Dongguk University, Los Angeles
Attention: Office of Admissions, MSOM Program
440 Shatto Place, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90020