Typically for domestic students, the application deadline is July 31 and June 30th for international applicants every year.
For up-to-date application related information, please refer to the admission section.
A non-refundable application fee of $100.00 in Canadian funds payable to ACATCM, through etransfer to [email protected], or mailed-in bank-draft.
A non-refundable application fee of $500.00 in Canadian funds payable to ACATCM, through etransfer to [email protected], or mailed-in bank-draft.
Alberta students can apply for Alberta Student Aid online at https://studentaid.alberta.ca/
Tuition and fees vary from program to program, please refer to the program section for detailed information.
No. Please refer to our general Admission Eligibility section for details.
We offer tours free of charge. Simply book an appointment online here:
You may also call the school administrative department to book an appointment: 403-286-8788.
The ACATCM offers a range of options for our students to prepare for their respective licensing exams. These include hands-on work in our clinic to online preparation courses. ACATCM graduates are enjoying Unrivaled Pan-Canadian Exams Success.
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 the link below:
Of Course! Our courses take you step by step through all the Traditional concepts needed to make you the best practitioner you can be. All we require is that you fulfill our program eligibility and to find out more follow the link here: https://www.acatcm.com/admissions/
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 to be transferred from your previous education.
Expect to study approx. 1-3 hours per day. This also depends on the individual and their needs.
Upon successful completion of the national licensing exam, graduates are eligible to work across Canada.
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.
We have students from 20 years old to 50 plus in our classes
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.
Yes. Acupuncture is regulated in Alberta under the Health Disciplines Act.