Choose CITCM for your new exciting career path!

WE Philosophy

The WE Philosophy (Western and Eastern Integrated Philosophy) incorporates western and eastern medical knowledge and wisdom into holistic healing practice. Learn more…

Career Success through extensive clinical practice

CITCM programs focus on student’s career success. Our comprehensive curriculum and over 1380 hours of clinic training help students develop their skills, characters and confidence to become a successful professional.

The various training environment provide innumerable opportunities for students to treat a variety of clinical conditions; our students build their clinic confidence and experience furthermore through learning abroad in a hospital setting under successful professors and senior doctors.

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Modernized Facility

CITCM new campus has spacious classrooms, treatment rooms, student lounge, library and more, which is the most modernized Acupuncture/TCM and massage college in Canada.

Bachelor’s Degree in Acupuncture/TCM

CITCM is the only acupuncture/TCM college in Canada that offers the opportunity to earn a degree in acupuncture/TCM through collaboration with Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

CITCM Faculty

CITCM’s faculty is formed with over 25 active instructors who are caring, knowledgeable and approachable. Our core faculty consists of a diversity of successful health care practitioners who have a holistic and integrated approach towards their practice. They are registered acupuncturists, doctors of TCM with Ph.D. or Master’s degrees… READ MORE

Our Programs

Learn more about all the programs we offer at CITCM.

Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Study abroad at Chengdu University of TCM for five months to obtain internationally recognized degree through CITCM

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Double Major Acupuncture & TCM Diploma

Adopted from the five year university curriculum from China condensed into a four year education. Learn both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in depth simultaneously.

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Double Major Plus Program

The fusion of the three programs uses overlapping classes to accelerate the study of acupuncture, doctor of TCM & massage.Work as a massage therapist while completing the program.

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Acupuncture Diploma

Study acupuncture with Chinese medicine theory,diagnostic techniques, Chinese herbal medicines, and fundamental biomedical sciences.

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2200hr WE Integrated Massage with Orthopedic Focus

Learn orthopedic massage from the pioneer at CITCM. Our unique 2200 hours WE integrated massage with an orthopedic focus taught by Dr. Lanre Salami and team trains you to become the highest skilled massage therapist in Canada.

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More reasons to choose CITCM for your career success:
  • You can become an Acupuncturist, Massage Therapist, DTCM and earn a bachelor’s degree from CDUTCM in four years of education with fully funded options.
  • CITCM has high pass rate on the Pan-Canadian Exams, creating the most brilliant acupuncturists and doctors of TCM in both Alberta and national wide.
  • Scholarship is available at CITCM for both current students and new applicants.
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Meet Our Faculty

CITCM instructors are knowledgeable and approachable.

Our core instructors are Ph. D or Master’s degree holders in acupuncture and TCM with extensive teaching, clinical and research experiences, and are joined with a diversity of health care practitioners such as physicians, naturopaths, dentists, chiropractors, physiotherapists and nutritionists who love teaching and have a holistic and integrated approach towards their practice.

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A cosmopolitan Alberta city with numerous skyscrapers, owes its rapid growth to its status as the centre of Canada’s oil industry. However, it’s still steeped in the western culture that earned it the nickname “Cowtown,” evident in the Calgary Stampede, its massive July rodeo and festival that grew out of the farming exhibitions once presented here. ~ Source: Google My Business Calgary

Where to find us
  1. From Hwy 1, East-bound, turn onto Crowchild, turn right
  2. From Hwy 1, West-bound, turn right onto Banff Trail, turn left at the intersection, turn left again (do not go onto Crowchild Trail).
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Established in 2004

Established in 2004 by world-renowned acupuncturist and doctor of TCM, Dr. Cheng, with a vision that quality education builds the future success for the students and the profession, to find out if acupuncture or massage career is for you, take the survey!

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Study at CITCM

Choose becoming an acupuncturist, doctor of TCM, or a registered massage therapist with orthopedic focus, earn a bachelor’s degree, you can learn all of them in only 4 years of education!

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Book a Career Coaching & Tour

CITCM offers program of distinction in acupuncture, doctor of TCM and massage education, book an informative career coaching and a tour with our registrar.

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