Chinese Herbology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 22 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    16415 USD/year
    Tuition fee
    16415 USD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
, CT,
The Masters degree in Science Chinese Herbology (MS-CH) program joins the MS-Ac degree program and the MS-TCM degree program within the Acupuncture Institute and will be a part of the Health Sciences Division which also includes physician assistant, nutrition, naturopathic medicine, chiropractic, and dental hygiene.

About

The MS-CH program will be primarily residential with students completing 50% of their course work and 100% of their clinical rotations in residence. The Asian/Chinese Herbology (ACH) courses will be offered in the blended format with 50% of the didactic program offered online and 50% during 4 weekends each semester, and an additional 3 weekends each summer for a total of 11 weekends a year. Students will participate in an online environment to complete their Asian/Chinese Herbology studies.

The MS-CH is limited to those who currently hold licensure or registration as healthcare professionals. The MS-CH program will not expand graduates scope of practice. There is no independent licensing for Chinese herbal practitioners in the US. Please consult your states licensing authority regarding state-specific scope of practice for licensed health practitioners in the area of herbal prescribing.

The MS-CH degree can be used as preparation for the national board exams in Chinese herbology only by those who have accredited acupuncture degrees. Only upon passing the requisite NCCAOM exams in Chinese Herbology, practitioners may use the title Diplomate in Chinese Herbology.

Programme Structure

  • ASIAN/CHINESE HERBOLOGY (ACH):
  • The ten (10) courses in Chinese Herbology offer the student a thorough understanding of Chinese Materia Medica, Classical and Patent formulas and modifications, and the clinical application of Chinese herbs and formulae. The student becomes proficient in the theories pertinent to Chinese Herbal Medicine and the clinical applications of Chinese materia medica for a wide variety of clinical situations and patient populations. At the completion of the 10 course survey, students will have learned over 300 individual herbs and over 150 different classical and patent formulate.

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 22 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus
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    English Language Requirements

    This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

    Take IELTS test

    Academic Requirements

    The MS-CH is limited to those who currently hold licensure or registration as healthcare professionals. The MS-CH program will not expand graduates scope of practice. There is no independent licensing for Chinese herbal practitioners in the US. Please consult your states licensing authority regarding state-specific scope of practice for licensed health practitioners in the area of herbal prescribing.

    Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      16415 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16415 USD per year and a duration of 22 months.
    • National Applies to you

      16415 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16415 USD per year and a duration of 22 months.

    Living costs for Bridgeport

    1,100 - 1,600 USD/month
    Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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