Established in 1990

Master of Acupuncture with a
Chinese Herbal Medicine Specialization

Program Length
10 Trimesters
(3.5 years)

Licensure Facts

The MACHM program meets or exceeds the educational requirements for acupuncture licensure in the following 44 states:

Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Alaska, Arizona, District of Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wyoming.

*The following states do not license acupuncturists: Alabama, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. 

THSU Faculty
Decades of experience and graduates of the top Acupuncture schools around the world
Intense Herbal Program
that offers you the ability to prescribe herbal formulas in correlation with acupuncture.
900 Hours
Of clinical experience built into your studies!

National Board Exam (NCCAOM) Pass Rate *updated data pending

Admissions Process
Domestic  |  International

State License Requirements
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Click here to view a sample of a class schedule!
*Please note this is only a sample, it does not reflect the exact class schedule order. Each student will need to visit with the registrar to obtain their own unique degree plan.
Graduation Requirements:
Complete the program within 15 attempted trimesters
Minimum of a 2.5 GPA

Admission Requirements

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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Minimum 2.0 GPA

Minimum 2.0 GPA

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.