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MAc Trimester-by-Trimester
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​MAc Trimester-by-Trimester Curriculum

Several classes are offered in alternate trimesters (for example T1 or T2). Learn more about our innovative curriculum by viewing the course schedule.

Total Program Credits: 107

Phase One

Phase I: Term One (21.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
OM4408Introduction to Herbal Medicine2.5
OM4410Physiology of Herbal Medicine3.0
AC4461Meridian Theory & Point Location 12.5
TM4463Meridian Theory & Point Location 22.5
TM4491Tui Na1.0
WB4492Asian Body Work1.0
WB4401Western Medical Terminology1.0
WB4409Western Anatomy & Physiology2.0
WB4402Human Anatomy2.5
WB4404Principles of Biochemistry1.0

Phase I: Term Two (22.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
WC4523Psychopathology & Health Psychology2.0
OM4571Diagnosis & Skills of Herbal Medicine 11.5
AC4562Meridian & Point Energetics 12.0
AC4564Meridian & Point Energetics 22.0
WD4541Western Physical Exam2.0
WD4542Neuromusculoskeletal Exam1.0
WB4511Microbiology, Immunology & Public Health2.0
WB4512Western Pathology2.0
CL4561Clinic Observation 12.0
OM4572Diagnosis & Skills of Herbal Medicine 21.5
OM4511Etiology & Pathogenesis of Herbal Medicine3.0
ID4642Medical Qi Gong1.0

Phase I: Term Three (18.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
AC4671Acupuncture & Clean Needle Technique2.0
ID4641Tai Chi1.0
CL4662Clinic Observation 22.0
CL4663Clinic Observation 32.0
AC4672Acupuncture & Accessory Techniques1.0
PD4642Evidence-Based Practice2.0
OM4601Differential Diagnosis of Herbal Medicine 12.5
OM4602Differential Diagnosis of Herbal Medicine 22.5
WT5655Western Diet & Nutrition1.0
PD5443Business, Marketing and Practice Management2.0

Phase Two

Phase II: Term Four (16.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
WC5421Neurophysiology of Acupuncture2.0
WC5422Western Pharmacology & Toxicology2.0
CL5471Associate Internship 12.0
CL5472Associate Internship 22.0
OM4651Advanced Diagnosis & Treatment Strategy 2.0
AC4681Microsystems & Advanced Acupunctures2.0
AC5452Acupuncture Treatment Strategy 2.0
WD5441Imaging Diagnosis2.0

Phase II: Term Five (16.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
WD5542Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis2.0
TM5591Advanced Tui Na1.0
CL5473Associate Internship 32.0
CL5474Associate Internship 42.0
OS5531Advanced Seminar 12.0
PD5541Doctor & Patient Relationship2.0
TM5692Rehabilitation & Physical Therapy of Herbal Medicine (MAc Program)1.0
OM5653Nutrition & Food Therapy of Herbal Medicine2.0
WD5641Western Physical Diagnosis (MAc Program)2.0

Phase II: Term Six (14.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
CL5581Acupuncture Senior Internship 12.0
CL5582Acupuncture Senior Internship 22.0
CL5583Acupuncture Senior Internship 32.0
CL5584Acupuncture Senior Internship 42.0
CL5585Acupuncture Senior Internship 52.0
OS5632Advanced Seminar 22.0
WI5601Integrative Medicine2.0