After completing this program, the student is expected to have comprehensive knowledge of TCM theory and diagnosis, as well as the practical skills required to safely and effectively administer Chinese herbal treatments.
Following graduation the student is expected to be able to independently practice Chinese herbal medicine and related modalities such as medicated diet and Taiji qigong to treat common diseases.
Graduates of this program are eligible to write NCCAOM Chinese Herbology licensing exams in the United States and CTCMA Chinese Herbalist licensing exams in British Columbia.
This program requires a minimum of 2260 hours (including 680 clinical hours), and takes three academic years full time or four to six years part-time to complete.
Academic Requirements for Graduation