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    Entry-Level Doctorate

    Completed at least 3 years of undergraduate coursework? Earn your doctorate without a master’s prerequisite degree in our Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) program.

    Earn Your Doctorate

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    ACTCM Grads Achieve 100% Pass Rate on Licensure Exam

    Our degree programs prepare our students for a career in herbology, acupuncture therapeutics, and Chinese medicine. Read more about our graduates’ impressive board results.

    Admissions Requirements

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    Transition Your Master's Degree into a Doctorate

    Enrollment is now open to all MSTCM graduates interested in joining our two-semester Transitional DACM Program. Classes are taught in convenient 4-day modules and online. Now Accepting Applications!

    Transitional Doctorate

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    Specialize Your Acupuncture Education

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

    Post-Graduate Doctorate

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    Visit Our 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.

    ACTCM Clinic

ACTCM at CIIS: Shaping the Future of Chinese Medicine & Health

Students choose our college for our rigorous master's and doctoral degree programs in acupuncture and Chinese medicine. A half-century of leadership in mind, body, and spirit education, our vast network of practitioners, and world-renowned faculty foster students' professional development and personal growth.

ACTCM's merger with CIIS expands our ability to re-envision integrative health through collaborations, multimodal approaches, and a broader community to take on today's most pressing health issues.

Featured Blog Posts

Chinese Medicine is Gaining Ground in Mental Health Treatment

Nearly, one in five American adults suffers from mental illness, acco...

Acupuncture with Animals: Q & A with ACTCM Alum, Ella Woods

As part of our alumni Q&A series, we sat down with MSTCM and DAOM ...

ACTCM Alum Partners with UCSF to Shift Western Research Paradigm

After Developing a TCM Protocol to Treat Polycystic Kidney Disease, Dr...

5 Takeaways from the ACTCM Opioid Integrative Talk

An estimated 140 people die from drug overdoses every day in the U...

Happenings at ACTCM

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Wed., June 12
Online Info Session (all ACTCM degrees) 6:00-7:00PM

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