Established in 1990

Bachelor of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Acquire the theories, philosophies, and practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine, one of the fastest growing healthcare professions.
Develop the skills to assist licensed acupuncturists in setting up patients in the treatment room, taking vital signs, recording diagnosis, preparing and dispensing herbal formulas, and removing acupuncture needles.
Learn to correctly apply gua sha, cupping, reflexology, and other therapies which do not involve the insertion or stimulation of needles.
Work as an acupuncture assistant, manage a healthcare practice, or obtain a job at an insurance billing office.
Continue your studies at THSU to become a Licensed Acupuncturist or to earn an MBA in Healthcare Management.
Program Length
4 Trimesters
(1 1/3 years )

Admissions Requirements

Minimum 2.0 GPA

Minimum 2.0 GPA

60 College Credits

From an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (equivalency transcript evaluation to determine this for foreign transcripts)

36 of the 60 in General Education

36 credits in Humanities, Math & Sciences, and Social Sciences (at least one course in each field)
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International Students

In addition to the 60 credit requirement, international students need to provide:

In addition to the 60 credit requirement, international students need to provide:

English Language Proficiency

Meet One of the Following

- TOEFL iBT 61 (min. speaking score of 20, min. listening score of 17)
- IELTS 6.0 (min. speaking score of 6.5 and min. listening score of 6)
- Have completed a 2-year (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) baccalaureate or graduate level, English-based education in an institution:
accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, or in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, or Ireland. In all cases, English must have been both the language of instruction and the language of the curriculum used.
- English is an official language in the student’s home country.

Graduation Requirements
Complete the program within 6 trimesters
Minimum GPA of 2.0