• A New Kind of Doctor

    Become a doctor in acupuncture and Chinese medicine. We are now accepting applications for our DACM program for Summer or Fall 2017 semester!

    Learn More!

  • Apply for Summer or Fall Semester

    Open enrollment. To start your TCM journey in Summer or Fall semester which begins on May 8th, 2017 or August 31st, 2017. Financial aid is available, and transfer students and part-time students are welcome!

    Apply now!

  • Deepen Your Practice

    Our DAOM program prepares practitioners for the future. Classes meet once a month for four days. Accept applications for Summer 2017 (starting in May) now.  Apply today and graduate in 2019!


    Enroll Now!

  • Visit Our Community

    Find out more about ACTCM programs: tour our campus, sit in on a class and experience a complimentary acupuncture treatment in our clinic.

    Email ACTCMadmissions@ciis.edu or call us at 415-401-0464 to arrange your visit.


  • Acupuncture & Herbal Clinic

    Our Acupuncture & Herbal Clinic is proud to have been honored for the quality of our patient care and named “Best of the Bay”. We offer a $30 acupuncture treatment and consultation for first time visitors.

    Get a Treatment!

  • Turn Your Master's Degree Into a Doctorate!

    Accepting applications from all licensed acupuncturists for Fall 2017 semester!!  ACTCM’s transitional DACM is a transition doctorate degree for Master’s graduates seeking to advance their degree. Classes are taught in convenient 4-day modules and online.

    Transitional DACM degree

The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco is one of the oldest acupuncture schools in the country. Distinguished by our programs and faculty, and by our focus on the integration of Chinese Medicine with Western medicine, we provide an in-depth academic experience to Masters and Doctoral Students in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.

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The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine is distinguished by the excellence of our programs and faculty, and by the unequaled opportunity we provide our students to explore and grow in the field of Chinese Medicine. 

Upcoming Open Houses:

MSTCM/DACM Free Application Day 03/22/2017 , 10:30 AM — 4:00 PM

DAOM Open Houses:

March 18th, 2017, 8:30am

Upcoming Webinars: 

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