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Prerequisites for Admission

Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

Students interested in pursuing the MSAc degree program are required to have completed a minimum of 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale). Priority admission will be granted to students with a 3.00 cumulative GPA (on a 4.00 scale) if qualified applications exceed the number of spaces available.

Suggested Preparatory Coursework

Students are encouraged to take classes in biology, physiology and chemistry prior to admission into either the MSAc or MSOM degree program. These courses will serve as an excellent foundation for a medical education at NUHS.

Technical Standards

In addition, Master of Science in Acupuncture students must read and understand the technical standards for the MSAc program.