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Deadlines

Application deadlines are as follows:*

Spring 2020

October 15, 2019 – First priority deadline for Spring 2020 – guaranteed review if all materials submitted by this date.

November 15, 2019 – Final deadline (pending space availability after the priority deadline passed).

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

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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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