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When can I apply?
– For domestic students, the application deadline is July 31st and June 30th for international applicants every year. – For up-to-date application-related information, please refer to the admission section.
You may also call the school administrative department to book an appointment: 403-286-8788.
Do you require a base English proficiency to be eligible for your courses?
We require the students whose first language is not English to provide English proficiency information in the form of IELTS. Our base requirements require a score of at least 5.0 IELTS and a TOEFL iBT of 35-45. For more information, please check English-proficiency-policies.
What qualifies as transferable credit? Will my massage courses qualify for credit?
Many courses can qualify you for credit including massage. We simply need your official transcripts from your institution and after a review by our admissions officer can result in many basic courses being transferred from your previous education.
How many hours of study is required from the student?
Expect to study approx. 1-3 hours per day. This also depends on the individual and their needs.
What is the difference between part-time and full-time?
To study part-time, a student has up to 6 years to complete the program, will be registered in 2-3 classes per semester, and can expect to be in class/clinic up to 15 hours per week. Full-time students have 3 to 4 years (Acupuncture vs TCM) to complete the program, will be registered in 5-7 classes per semester, and can expect to be in class/clinic up to 25 hours per week.
What are the age rage of the students?
We have students from 20 years old to 50 plus in our classes.
What is the difference between the Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) programs?
The Acupuncture program is 3 years in length and the TCM program is 4 years. In the TCM program, students will gain in-depth knowledge of different diseases, treatments, history, and extensive diagnosing techniques.