Acupuncture Diploma

Curriculum

Program Length: Three-Years

Proven and trusted, this program enables graduates to master the full scope of acupuncture as well as incorporate other aspects of TCM into daily practice, while also providing the necessary tools and qualifications to handle any clinical scenario.

First Year Curriculum

Fall Semester

Code Course Name / Subjects Hrs Per Week No. of Weeks Total Hours
101 Fundamental Theories of TCM 5 18 90
102 Anatomy 5 18 90
103 Physiology 5 18 90
A104 Biochemistry 5 9 45
A105 Microbiology 5 9 45
Total 20 360

Spring Semester

Code Course Name / Subjects Hrs Per Week No. of Weeks Total Hours
108 Diagnostics of TCM 5 18 90
A109 Pathology 5 11 55
A110 Pharmacology 5 7 35
111 Acupuncture & Moxibustion I 5 18 90
112 Herbology I 5 18 90
A114 Clinical Observation I 1 18 18
Total 21 378

Second Year Curriculum

Fall Semester

Code Course Name / Subjects Hrs Per Week No. of Weeks Total Hours
201 Tui Na 5 18 90
A202 Acupuncture & Moxibustion II + III 5 18 90
203 Herbology 5 18 90
204 Internal TCM I 5 18 90
A207 Clinical Observation II 3.5 18 66
Total 23.5 426

Spring Semester

Code Hrs Per Week No. of Weeks Total Hours
A208 Acupuncture & Moxibustion IV 5 18 90
209 Herbology III 5 18 90
210 Internal TCM II 5 18 90
A205 External TCM 5 18 90
A215 Clinical Observation III 3.5 18 66
Total 23.5 426

Third Year Curriculum

Fall Semester

Code Course Name / Subjects Hrs Per Week No. of Weeks Total Hours
A301 Western Medical Terminology 1 14 14
A302 Western Medical Diagnostics 6 18 108
A303 Acupuncture & Moxibustion V 1.5 16 24
A304 TCM Gynecology & Pediatrics 4 18 72
A305 Special Clinical Case Studies 3 18 54
A306 First Aid and CPR 1 16 16
A307 Integration of TCM and Western Medicine 2 18 36
A308 Clinical Observation IV 3 18 54
Total 22 378

Spring Semester

Code Course Name / Subjects Hrs Per Week No.of Weeks Total Hours
A309 Final Practicum 39 18 700
Total 39 700
  • Total program hours: 2668 hrs
  • Total clinical hours: 904 hrs

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