• Become a Doctor in 2 Semesters in Our Transitional DACM Program!

    Enrollment is open to all MSTCM graduates. Classes are taught in convenient 4-day modules and online. Spring Semester begins January 2018.


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  • ACTCM Licensure Exam

    ACTCM Grads Achieve 100% Pass Rate on Licensure Exam

    First-time ACTCM test takers scored a 100% pass rate on the CA Acupuncture Licensing Examination in August 2016. If you have the drive to become an acupuncturist, we have the resources.


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  • ACTCM DAOM Program

    Specialize Your Doctoral Education

    We are the leading DAOM program in the US offering two clinical specialties and externships in world-renowned integrated medicine centers. Visit one of our modules, meet our expert instructors and explore 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. 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 Chinese medicine and acupuncture.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

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Student Spotlight: Air Force Vet and TCM Student Troy Arce

A native of San Lorenzo in the East Bay Area, Troy Arce entered th...

Advancing the Acupuncture Degree for a New Age in Medicine

For patient wellness, acupuncture is becoming an increasingly importan...

Alumni Spotlight: Modern Healing with Dr. Carla Cassler

Since graduating from ACTCM, Carla Cassler founded Acupuncture Without...

Event Spotlight

Upcoming MSTCM/DACM Open Houses:
CIIS Fall Open House 10/21/2017 , 10:30 AM — 3:15 PM
Open House/Free Application Day 11/15/2017 , 10:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Upcoming DAOM Open Houses:
October 14th, 2017, 8:30am
November 11th, 2017, 8:30am

Upcoming MSTCM/DACM online info sessions:
What Is TCM Tuina?
10/27/2017, 12pm – 1pm PST
Integrated Medicine 11/1/2017, 1pm – 2pm PST
Passion Precedes Practice – A Talk with Current ACTCM Student 11/7/2017, 1pm – 2pm PST    

Upcoming DAOM & Transitional DACM online info sessions:
Transitional DACM 10/25/2017, 12pm – 1pm PST

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


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