Phoenix Institute of
Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture

Where Tradition Meets Innovation: Discover Acupuncture's Healing Potential

Expand Your Horizons: Choose from 4 Distinct Degree Paths

Master of Science in Acupuncture
Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
Doctor of Acupuncture
Doctor of Acupuncture with a specialization in herbal medicine

Excellence Meets Accreditation: Proudly ACAHM-Accredited for Holistic Healing Education

The Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture (PIHMA) takes immense pride in being accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM) (formerly ACAOM), a mark of distinction in the world of holistic healing education. Our commitment to providing top-tier education and training in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine has earned us the prestigious ACAHM accreditation, ensuring that our students receive the highest standard of academic excellence and clinical proficiency. As you explore our programs, faculty, and facilities, you’ll witness firsthand how our dedication to ACAHM’s rigorous standards translates into an enriching learning experience, empowering you to embark on a rewarding career in the world of holistic healthcare. Join us on this transformative journey and experience the profound impact of ACAHM-accredited education.

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Top Reasons to Choose PIHMA: Your Path to Excellence in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Education

College: Empowering Your Journey in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

PIHMA seeks to help students become highly-skilled, healing facilitators of these traditional integrative medicines, while maintaining balance in their lives with our flexible schedules and supportive community. PIHMA’s Master and Doctoral degree programs in Acupuncture and in Oriental/Herbal Medicine prepare students for future practice in these fields.

Clinic: Experience Holistic Healing Excellence Through PIHMA’s Practice

Our community clinic provides a wide range of integrative medicine including Acupuncture, Homeopathy, and Herbal Medicine. Whether chronic or acute, the PIHMA Clinic is prepared to meet your healthcare needs in person or via telemedicine. Our professional practitioners and supervised interns can craft the care you deserve and assist you with your wellness needs.

Continuing Education: Elevate Your Expertise with PIHMA’s Advanced Learning Opportunities

PIHMA’s Center for Professional Education & Development (CPED) is a premier educator offering continuing education and professional development for Acupuncturists and other allied health professionals. Explore the variety of programs that can be tailored to your lifestyle and level of interest. Consider our specialty training programs in Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Animal Acupuncture.

Unveiling Excellence: PIHMA’s Student-Led Research in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Embark on a journey of discovery as we unveil the exceptional work of our students in the realm of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). At PIHMA, we take pride in showcasing the outstanding research conducted by our students, who delve deep into the intricacies of TCM to push the boundaries of knowledge and practice.  education.


Elevate Your Expertise with PIHMA’s Premier Continuing Education Courses for Acupuncturists

Animal Acupuncture

Combine your passion for Acupuncture and your passion for animals! PIHMA CPED is partnered with the experts that brought Animal Acupuncture to the United States to create the next group of Animal Acupuncturists. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to expand your practice to include your furry friends.

Business Essentials

If you are starting your own practice, this is the course for you! Running a business can be difficult and things can fall through the cracks. This course will help you establish a strong foundation, learn how to communicate with patients and the community, and create financial leverage.

Marijuana from a TCM Perspective

PIHMA CPED presents a 2-hour online discussion on the use and overuse of medicinal marijuana from a TCM perspective. This course will be hosted by Licensed Acupuncturists and entrepreneurs, Joni Renee Zalk and Marco Chung-Shu Lam.

Insights from PIHMA’s Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine Blog: Expert Tips, Trends, and Knowledge

March 8, 2024

PIHMA Partnerships: Off-Campus Clinics