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Master of Acupuncture


The Master of Acupuncture is awarded upon successful completion of a total of 2115 hours/ 115 semester credits of training. This includes a comprehensive curriculum of 1335 hours/ 89 semester credits of academic study and 780 hours/ 26 semester credits of Clinical Training and Internship. The degree program consists of the following components and individual subject hours:

 

TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE
735 hours / 49 semester credits

This course emphasizes the theoretical concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the practical application of the theoretical presentations in Treatment and Needling Technique. Taoist Medicine consists of the unique disciplines and special techniques of Taoist diagnosis and healing. 

Thus:  Chinese Internal Medicine           262.5 hours        17.5 semester credits
           Treatment and Strategies (Ac)     262.5 hours        17.5 semester credits
           Taoist (Classical) Medicine 210 hours 14 semester credits

 

CLINICAL TRAINING AND INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
747 hours / 24.5 semester credits

In the Clinical Acupuncture Training course students learn to apply various needling techniques and complementary Oriental medicine modalities that prepare them to be specialists in Acupuncture, i.e. cupping, moxabustion, gua sha, e-stim, scalp, auricular, and microsystem acupuncture.

 

ETHICS AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
105 hours / 7 semester credits

Included in this program are courses on Medical Ethics and Practice Management.

 

BIOMEDICAL CLINICAL SCIENCES
420 hours / 28 semester credits

In Biomedical Clinical Sciences, students are taught the core concepts of Western Medicine.

 

UPPER LEVEL SCIENCES
420 hours / 28 semester credits

In the upper level sciences, students delve deeper into the core components of their program, possibly also completing original clinical research.

 To register for the Master's of Acupuncture, visit the Apply page.

 

 

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