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Top 6 Master Degrees in Traditional Medicine 2019/2020

Master’s degrees are a mark of academic excellence and perseverance. Such degrees are not easily earned, but their value is almost always reflected in job offers. Whether they are the next step on the path to a doctoral degree or the final stop in college study, graduate degrees can lead to excellent career prospects.

What is a Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine? This is an advanced study of traditional Chinese techniques and applications. Most of the world is familiar with the concept of acupuncture. This master’s degree can develop professional expertise in acupuncture, along with other traditional homeopathic remedies. Most accredited programs are paired with a corresponding Chinese institution, leading to authentic and internationally recognized mastery.

A degree in Chinese Medicine can lead to a broader understanding of the human body, health and treatment options. Jobs are diverse, with ever increasing demand in the U.S. and other Western countries. A master’s degree in traditional Chinese medicine may also grant entry into doctoral programs.

The cost of these programs is hard to predict, as different regions and colleges will offer various paths and charges for learning. It’s best to reach out to schools for the most recent financial information.

A career in Chinese medicine is often quite fulfilling. As true professionals, masters of this field are usually paid very well. Many cultures and regions in the world consider such experts the primary choice for healthcare, but even in less popular regions the demand for homeopathic options is on the rise. Throughout the rest of the world, competition is less intense, as qualified individuals are often much harder to find.

It is easy to assume that a move to China is necessary to pursue a master’s degree in traditional Chinese medicine. In reality, universities across Europe and North America partner with established Chinese institutions to offer fully developed and qualified programs. To find the course that suits you, 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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6 Results in Traditional Medicine

Bastyr University

The Master of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MSAOM) is a model comprehensive degree program. It includes all the didactic and clinical training of the Ma ... [+]

The Master of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MSAOM) is a model comprehensive degree program. It includes all the didactic and clinical training of the Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSA) and also includes Chinese herbal medicine and Chinese medical language. The MSAOM program is a three-and-a-half-calendar-year course of study.

Curriculum - MSAOM

Students earning the MSAOM must complete their degree requirements within six years, including any credits completed as a bachelor's student and applied toward the master's degree. To receive a license to practice acupuncture in most states, a student must earn either an MSA or MSAOM degree, pass the NCCAOM licensing exam and meet any additional state requirements.... [-]

USA Kenmore San Diego
September 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Five Branches University

Taught by highly accomplished faculty in TCM education, the DTCM/MTCM curriculum is offered through eight academic and clinical departments, providing comprehensive instr ... [+]

The new dual-degree Doctor and Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DTCM/MTCM) program is a single four-year graduate professional degree program comprising 3435 hours and a total of 195.5 units. Students earn the Doctorate degree, and are given the Master’s degree that is required to sit for State and National licensing and certification exams. The program is taught on a trimester basis. The dual-degree program is also taught in Chinese.

DTCM/MTCM Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the DTCM/MTCM program provide guidelines for the development of the curriculum, assessment of the program’s quality and success, and the measurement of the achievements of our graduates. Upon completion of the program our graduates will be:... [-]

USA Santa Cruz San Jose
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
University of East-West Medicine

The University of East-West Medicine offers a Master of Science degree program in Traditional Chinese Medicine. At the University of East-West Medicine, both traditional ... [+]

Traditional Chinese Medicine is based upon the study of the theories of Yin and Yang, Five Elements, and Eight Principles. The practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine is able to determine the condition of a patient’s health by feeling and studying the pulse, observing the tongue, and asking specific questions.

In China, traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine are practiced harmoniously side by side. The University of East-West Medicine offers a Master of Science degree program in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The MSTCM program may be completed in as little as 36 months (3 calendar years). At the University of East-West Medicine, both traditional Chinese medicine and Western medical sciences are being taught as part of the program's curriculum.... [-]

USA Sunnyvale
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Full-time
Part-time
3 - 8 years
Campus
California Institute of Integral Studies

A distinguished faculty and rigorous curriculum have established the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) as the premier Chinese medicine college and ... [+]

Graduate Programs in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (MSTCM, DACM, DAOM, transitional DACM)

A distinguished faculty and rigorous curriculum have established the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), school of acupuncture and Chinese medicine as the premier Chinese medicine college and Acupuncture school in the US since 1980. Our three advanced degrees offer in-depth education and hands-on experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Chinese herbalism, Shiatsu and Tui Na massage, and holistic healing. Our graduates are expert healers who work in independent settings and integrative medicine teams and are leaders in their field.... [-]

USA San Francisco
Open Enrollment
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Malta

The University of Malta, in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, will provide a comprehensive theory and practical-based programme of s ... [+]

The University of Malta, in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, will provide a comprehensive theory and practical-based programme of studies to enable persons who are already licensed as health professionals acquire knowledge related to acupuncture.

The course will facilitate learning within a structured framework covering topics relevant to the practice of the speciality.

The ethos of the course is to ensure that future graduates will be in a position to make significant contributions not only towards clinical care but also towards promoting the academic aspects of the speciality in teaching and research. Through this course, students will understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, become familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture.... [-]

Malta Valletta
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Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

The goal of the Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM) program is to train you to become a licensed acupuncturist. ... [+]

Purpose

The goal of the Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM) program is to train you to become a licensed acupuncturist.

Overview of the Program

The Master of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine program is one of the most comprehensive programs in acupuncture, herbology, and biomedicine. The doctoral program includes 163 total credits. You will learn acupuncture and herbology extensively (361 regular points, 300 herbs, 200 formulas), along with tai-chi and qi-gong, tui-na, biomedical sciences, professional development, integrated medicine, clinical medicine studies, and clinical training. In addition, the college has a very strong clinical training program that includes observation opportunities at Houston Methodist Hospitals and hospitals in China. To receive a sample of the type of content that you will be learning, please request more information.... [-]

USA Houston
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined