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Top 4 Diplomas in Traditional Medicine 2019

Students pursuing a diploma can count on being able to work at their own pace. The length of most programs depends on whether or not an individual chooses to go part-time or full-time. Upon completion, one can expect to be ready to take on a job within their area of study.

What is a Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine? This program blends modern and conventional practices of traditional Chinese medicine. Students will learn how to diagnose and prescribe treatment, and will garner all the tools necessary to become practitioners. Basic theories and practices, such as acupuncture, will make up the core of what will be studied in this advanced program.

Once a student completes their traditional Chinese medicine program, they will be able to work in Chinese medical hospitals and clinics, Chinese pharmaceutical industries, educational institutions teaching the practice, and much more. This diploma is intended to further a given career as it relates to traditional Chinese medicine.

Cost of each program depends on the institution as well as the country in which the institution exists. In order to better understand potential costs related to the program it is important to contact an administrator who can answer pertinent questions. 

Students who receive training to become traditional Chinese medicine practitioners typically work as either acupuncturist or, as stated, practitioners. Some choose to open their own practice, while some work on many levels within the industry. A diploma in the discipline allows individuals to pursue a number of options within the world of traditional Chinese medicine, carrying on practices that have been passed down and improved throughout a seemingly endless number of generations.

Programs focusing on a Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine are offered throughout the world, but are offered more abundantly in places like Canada. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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4 Results in Traditional Medicine

Pacific Rim College

The Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is a 4-year (8-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medic ... [+]

Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

The Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is a 4-year (8-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine involves disciplines such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, Chinese massage, diet therapy and therapeutic exercises. Students learn foundational philosophies, diagnostic principles and therapeutic techniques of this ancient and powerful system of medicine, and incorporate them with biomedical sciences and other healing philosophies. This 2925-hour program satisfies curriculum requirements of the CTCMA of BC.

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Canada Victoria
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Vancouver Career College

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at Vancouver Career College is a unique three-year program that incorporates the standard pillars of the ancient pra ... [+]

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at Vancouver Career College is a unique three-year program that incorporates the standard pillars of the ancient practice of TCM with a fundamental approach to Western medicine.

Adopting a truly holistic approach, this program is a condensed version of Practitioner programs offered at TCM universities in China. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to write the Provincial licensing examination and will be eligible to apply for membership in the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) of BC. All students of this program will participate in four internships throughout their program, including time spent at the college's on-site TCM clinic.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Vancouver Career College

Launch a career in holistic medicine with the Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbalist program at Vancouver Career College. Our TCM Herbalist program is a unique three-year ... [+]

Launch a career in holistic medicine with the Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbalist program at Vancouver Career College. Our TCM Herbalist program is a unique three-year program that consists of courses in Chinese herbs, Chinese Massage, Qigong, Taiji, diet therapy and Western Medicine.

TCM Herbalists are experts on the healing properties of plants and herbs and can offeralternative or complementary treatments to conventional medicine. As interest in natural health and human longevity grows in North America, the need for qualified TCM professionals grows as well. Many extended health benefits plans now recognize the legitimacy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, making it even more accessible to the public and an even more lucrative career path.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Vancouver Career College

Following completion of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Program, students are eligible to take the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Program. ... [+]

Following completion of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Program, students are eligible to take the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Program. At this level, students will follow advanced-level courses in Western Medicine, TCM Clinical Sciences, Traditional Chinese Classics, TCM Clinical Training as well as General Studies. This focus reflects the progress from learning clinical theories and skills to critical analysis of TCM Philosophy and conducting TCM research.

The clinical placement courses of the program provide the student with opportunities that transition from conducting supervised patient evaluations, diagnosis, and treatments on patients to independent practice. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to write the Provincial licensing examination. They will also be eligible to apply for membership in the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) of BC.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2019
Full-time
Campus