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Traditional Chinese Medicine

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine at California Institute of Integral Studies (ACTCM)

48 months
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515 USD/credit 22660 USD/year
515 USD/credit 22660 USD/year
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About

Traditional Chinese Medicine from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine at California Institute of Integral Studies (ACTCM) is a comprehensive acupuncture program designed to lead students to the level of knowledge and clinical proficiency necessary to become a successful independent health care provider—whether as an individual practitioner or as part of an integrative medicine team. 

Overview

Traditional Chinese Medicine from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine at California Institute of Integral Studies (ACTCM) emphasizes hands-on clinical training in conjunction with the study of theoretical material, allowing students to gain an understanding of and appreciation for the depth of the medicine. Our master’s program comprises of the following areas of study: Chinese medicine, acupuncture therapeutics, herbal medicine, biomedicine, and clinical training. 

ACTCM students receive the highest standards of instruction, in a scholarly academic environment that has one of the strongest records and reputations in the country of producing knowledgeable healers and leaders at the forefront of acupuncture.

Graduates with Traditional Chinese Medicine from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine at California Institute of Integral Studies (ACTCM) will:

  • Have the opportunity to intern at ACTCM’s on-site Acupuncture & Herbal Clinic, Auricular Clinic, and several specialized clinical sites in the Bay area which include community health clinics, academic medical centers, hospitals and more.
  • Gain knowledge in herbal theory, identification, and function of more than 350 herbs. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Tuina 
  • Shiatsu Therapeutics 
  • Auricular Acupuncture 
  • Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal and Sports Injuries 
  • Japanese Acupuncture Techniques 
  • Eight Extraordinary Channels

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Online Application
  • Application fee ($65)
  • Official sealed transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Letters of recommendation (2)
  • Current resume
  • Statement of purpose essay
  • Applicants with cumulative GPAs less than 3.0 must submit an additional GPA
  • Statement in order to be considered for admission. 
  • A minimum of 90 semester- or 135 quarter-units from an accredited U.S. institution of higher education or a foreign equivalent.
  • A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.  However, a GPA below 3.0 does not automatically disqualify an applicant and ACTCM will consider prospective students whose GPA is between 2.0 and 3.0. 
  • English language competency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 515 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    22660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 515 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Arkansas City

900 - 1400 USD /month
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