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Traditional Chinese Medicine

University of Bridgeport

M.Sc.
48 months
Duration
760 USD/credit
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“A superior doctor is able to gather all techniques and use them either together or separately.”
 - The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine. We offer a master degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the University of Bridgeport. 

Overview

At the University of Bridgeport, The Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MS-TCM) is a 4 year, 145.5 credit, 3395 hour program.

The Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MS-TCM) offers comprehensive training in Chinese Herbal Medicine and acupuncture to prepare graduates to provide their patients the full range of the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The program expands upon the curriculum offered in the Master's in Acupuncture by adding training in herb theory, dispensary practice and clinical herbal training.

For those who pursue this program, in the first year you will study basic theory, acupuncture concepts and biomedicine.In the second year you will gradually begin your herbal studies. You will begin a survey of the traditional Chinese Materia Medica, which encompasses over 300 individual herbs. This herbal training continues alongside your acupuncture training and acupuncture clinical internship in your third year. In this phase you will continue to explore individual herbs and 150 formulas.You will finish your education with classes in clinical applications of Chinese medicine including dietetics, acupuncture/moxibustion and herbal formulae and a herbal clinic concentration in the fourth and final year.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competency in utilizing the four examinations to identify Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 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: 
  • Anatomy 
  • Physiology 
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory  
  • Traditional Chinese Diagnosis 
  • Traditional Chinese History and Philosophy
  • Meridian Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

145 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent (120 completed semester hours) from an accredited institution or a recognized international institution
  • Required cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in the science prerequisites
  • Application and application fee
  • Official transcripts for undergraduate course work to the Office of Admissions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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