How to Apply

To apply, you will need to submit:

For more information, please read the Transitional DACM Application Instructions.

Learn about our Transfer Units Policy.

International Student Information and Admissions Requirements

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Deadlines

Application deadlines are as follows:*

February 15, 2019 – First priority deadline: Submit by February 15th for guaranteed review.

April 15, 2019 – Second priority application deadline: (pending space availability).

Applications after this date are considered on a space-available basis and may not be able to be considered if you miss the deadline.

May 15, 2019 – Final priority application deadline.

June 15, 2019 Extension deadline.

August 1, 2019 Final deadline.

To apply to the Transitional Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (transitional DACM) program you must have completed the following:

  1. Graduation from a Master’s degree program in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine or Oriental Medicine accredited by (or in candidate status with) the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, or the foreign equivalent, with at least 90 college semester units (or 135 quarter units) from undergraduate studies and the proof of completion of general biology, general chemistry and general psychology courses. Status of each institution or foreign equivalent will be determined by the Admissions Committee.
  2. In good standing at the last educational institution attended.
  3. ACTCM will not accept non-matriculated students into the transitional DACM program.

Related Info:

To discuss which degree is right for you, contact Admissions ACTCMadmissions@ciis.edu.

Module Schedule

ACTCM at CIIS

Spring 2019 Cohort

1/11/2019 – 1/14/2019
2/22/2019 -2/25/2019
4/5/2019 – 4/8/2019

5/31/2019 – 6/3/2019
6/28/2019 – 7/1/2019
8/2/2019 – 8/5/2019

AY2019-2020 transitional DACM Module Dates

transitional DACM modules
Fall 2019 Cohort
9/13/2019 – 9/16/2019
10/18/2019 – 10/21/2019
12/6/2019 – 12/9/2019
1/10/2020 – 1/13/2020
2/21/2020 – 2/24/2020
3/27/2020 – 3/30/2020
Spring 2020 Cohort
1/10/2020 – 1/13/2020
2/21/2020 – 2/24/2020
3/27/2020 – 3/30/2020
5/29/2020 – 6/1/2020
6/19/2020 – 6/22/2020
7/24/2020 – 7/27/2020

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