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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Chinese Herbology

University of Bridgeport

22 months
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760 USD/credit 14923 USD/year
760 USD/credit 14923 USD/year
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About

The Master's in Science Chinese Herbology (MS-CH) program joins the MS-Ac degree program and the MS-TCM degree program within the Acupuncture Institute and is a part of the Health Sciences Division which also includes physician assistant, nutrition, naturopathic medicine, chiropractic, and dental hygiene. The program is available at the University of Bridgeport. 

Overview

The MS in Chinese Herbology program at the University of Brigdeport will be primarily residential with students completing 50% of their course work and 100% of their clinical rotations in residence. The Asian/Chinese Herbology (ACH) courses will be offered in the blended format with 50% of the didactic program offered online and 50% during 4 weekends each semester, and an additional 3 weekends each summer for a total of 11 weekends a year. Students will participate in an online environment to complete their Asian/Chinese Herbology studies.

The MS-CH is limited to those who currently hold licensure or registration as healthcare professionals. The MS-CH program will not expand graduates’ scope of practice. There is no independent licensing for Chinese herbal practitioners in the US. Please consult your state’s licensing authority regarding state-specific scope of practice for licensed health practitioners in the area of herbal prescribing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competency in utilizing the four examinations to identify Chinese Herbology diagnoses
  • Formulate and skillfully implement the safe and effective clinical application of Chinese medicine modalities based upon a total assessment of the patient
  • Adapt diagnosis and treatment strategies as needed for diverse patient populations
  • Evaluate patient care from biomedical, pharmacological, and Asian perspectives in order to understand the medical context in which patients present, make appropriate treatment and consultation decisions in various healthcare settings as part of a collaborative health care team, and make timely referrals when appropriate
  • Value patients’ dignity and confidentiality
  • Apply knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient-centered care in a variety of settings in order to optimize patient health and coordinate care with other healthcare practitioners

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Traditional Chinese Dietetics
  • Evidence Informed Practices
  • Chinese Formula and Constituents 
  • Chinese Formulae & Constituents 
  • Herb Clinic 
  • Medical Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 22 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Must be currently licensed or registered healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes the use of Chinese herbs and formulae. 
  • Application and application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14923 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 760 USD per credit during 22 months.
  • National

    14923 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 760 USD per credit during 22 months.

Living costs for Bridgeport

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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