• Receive Your Doctorate in 2 Semesters

    in our Transitional DACM Program

    Enrollment is now open to all MSTCM graduates. Classes are taught in convenient 4-day modules and online.

    Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018!


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  • ACTCM Licensure Exam

    ACTCM Grads Achieve 100% Pass Rate on Licensure Exam

    Explore degree programs that prepare our students in herbology, acupuncture therapeutics, and Chinese medicine. Learn about ACTCM graduates’ board results here.


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  • ACTCM DAOM Program

    Specialize Your Doctoral Education

    We are the leading DAOM program in the US offering two clinical specialties in women’s health and pain management.

    Meet our expert instructors and discover the top level academic and clinical experience.


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  • ACTCM Acupuncture and Herbal Clinic

    Visit Our Award Winning Acupuncture & Herbal Clinic

    We treat a wide variety of conditions and diseases using acupuncture, herbs, and other healing modalities of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

    Schedule your appointment now.

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ACTCM at CIIS in San Francisco is one of the oldest acupuncture schools in the country.

The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine at CIIS has been training and graduating some of the most prominent, trail-blazing practitioners for over 40 years. Our rigorous herbal medicine and clinical education, world-expert faculty members, and nourishing community of peers and mentors, support our students to thrive and transform their career and life’s journey.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

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CIIS Spring Open House
Saturday, January 27th 2018, 10:30 AM — 3:15 PM

Upcoming MSTCM/DACM Open House/Free Application Days:
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 , 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 , 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 , 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Upcoming DAOM Open Houses:
February 10, 2018
 2/18/2018, all day
March 17, 2018 3/17/2018, all day
April 21, 2018 4/21/2018, all day
June 16, 2018 6/16/2018, all day
July 14, 2018 7/14/2018, all day

Upcoming MSTCM/DACM online info sessions:
Experiencing TCM Firsthand:A Faculty’s Abroad Experience in Hangzhou, China with Dr. Valerie Hobbs
Monday, January 29th at 1pm PST
Professional Development and Doctoral Education Opportunities with Dr. Carla Wilson
Wednesday, February 7th at 1pm PST

Can’t Make It? Take a look at our Recorded Webinars.


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