TCM Program

MASTER DEGREE PROGRAM IN TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (MTCM)

California University – Silicon Valley (CUSV) Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine degree program consists of 2,145 didactic clock-hours (143 semester units) of academic course work and 960 clock-hours (32 semester credits) of clinical internship at the University’s Intern Clinic totaling 3,105 clock-hours (175 semester credits).

The entire program is conducted in residence at the university’s instructional facility and Intern Clinic. The program takes a minimum of 36 months to complete, may be completed in a maximum of eight calendar years, and is the equivalent of a four-year academic program. There are 45 instructional weeks per calendar year, which is divided into 3 trimesters or 135 instructional weeks in total.

Course work of California University – Silicon Valley (CUSV) Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine degree program includes studies in medicine theory, acupuncture, herbology & herbal formulas, Western medicine & science, Tui Na (traditional Chinese massage therapy), and practice management & ethical practices, and clinical internship.  More specifically, CUSV’s academic program consists of the following:

143 Units, 2145 Hours didactic education

32 Units 960 Hours clinical training

Total 175 Units / 3105 Hours

MTCM PROGRAM OUTLINE:

Basic Sciences / Acupuncture & Moxibustion/ Oriental Medicine/ Herbology & Formulas/ Western Medicine/ Case Management/ Practice Management/ Public Health / Professional Development/ Clinical Practice/ Elective Courses