About CITCM

Established in 2004 by world-renowned Acupuncturist and Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Cheng.

Acupuncture & TCM

Become an Acupuncturist and Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. We have fully funded options.

W.E. Massage

Become a health-care professional, one-year and 2200 Registered Massage Therapist programs.

Career Survey

Is CITCM right for you? Take the WE Integrated Massage or Acupuncture/DTCM survey.

Foreign Students

CITCM welcomes international students to study and experience Calgary and Canada.

Be a Student for a Day

Schedule an appointment with the Registrar to check us out and find out what WE can do for you.

Governed under the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta and the Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education ministry, the CITCM College - Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine is an internationally recognized, post-secondary institution committed to educating students in the art and science of Acupunture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). As one of Canada's premier TCM colleges, CITCM College's curriculum challenges the best and brightest minds, combining theory with hands-on practice, as well as compassionate community focus for a rich educational environment. Graduates of CITCM College are among the most competent practitioners of Eastern medicine in North America and in many cases are qualified to practice internationally.

CITCM College offers four and five year programs including a four year Acupunture Diploma program, a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine program and a Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Degree. For students interested in the healing properties of massage, optional massage therapy certifications such as Tui Na massage or the two year Western/Eastern integrated massage (pending approval) are also available. CITCM College is the only institution in Canada to offer an exclusive Western/Eastern philosophy of learning and truly is the premiere choice for specialized training and in-depth focus in acupuncture, herbal prescription and Chinese healing techniques. Our expertise in complementary healthcare education sets us apart from other institutions who can't offer the comprehensive options CITCM College delivers.

Why Choose Us?

School & Life Balance

Getting what you want in life. The curriculum design is for students to enjoy balance in their lives.

Career Training

You are fully prepared. Students begin their practicum in the second year and continue practicing until graduation.

Personal Growth

With Mentorship, collaboration, and learning different perspectives, you get essential skills to fulfill their mind, body, & soul.

Western Practice

The WE Integrated Philosophy incorporates Western and Eastern medical knowledge into holistic healing.

Governed under the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta and the Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education ministry, the - Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine is an internationally recognized, post-secondary institution committed to educating students in the art and science of Acupunture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). As one of Canada's premier TCM colleges, 's curriculum challenges the best and brightest minds, combining theory with hands-on practice, as well as compassionate community focus for a rich educational environment. Graduates of are among the most competent practitioners of Eastern medicine in North America and in many cases are qualified to practice internationally.

offers four and five year programs including a four year Acupunture Diploma program, a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine program and a Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Degree. For students interested in the healing properties of massage, optional massage therapy certifications such as Tui Na massage or the two year Western/Eastern integrated massage (pending approval) are also available. is the only institution in Canada to offer an exclusive Western/Eastern philosophy of learning and truly is the premiere choice for specialized training and in-depth focus in acupuncture, herbal prescription and Chinese healing techniques. Our expertise in complementary healthcare education sets us apart from other institutions who can't offer the comprehensive options delivers.