Enrich Your Life

Our outstanding faculty & comprehensive curriculum provide exceptional opportunities for personal growth and empowerment to become a leader in the alternative medicine field.

Feel Essential

CITCM takes tremendous pride in offering small class sizes and the highest standards of curriculum which exceed provincial and national requirements. Our graduates excel in board examinations and can practice national and worldwide.

Make Your Path

A variety of options to choose from at CITCM, whether you are interested in massage therapy, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, or bachelor’s degree program. Our 8-12 morning class schedule allows students to have flexibility to work or fulfill family commitments.

Mission Statement

At the Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CITCM) we train and educate highly skilled Acupuncturists and Traditional Chinese Medicine doctors utilizing a superior learning environment with experienced, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable professionals. 

We promote the integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine with Western Medicine. We strive to treat patient illness and maintain health through natural medicine and to educate society to understand and view the body, mind and spirit as a whole.


CITCM’s unique educational philosophy emphasizes study of both eastern and western medical knowledge.

In 2004, Dr. Xia Cheng founded CITCM with a vision that quality education builds future success of students and the profession. She believes that alternative medicine including acupuncture, massage, Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition are essential to restore and maintain people’s health and wellbeing. She wanted to share her knowledge to students who are interested in an exciting career in the complementary health care industry. 

CITCM’s unique educational philosophy emphasizes study of both eastern and western medical knowledge, empowers student’s success through exceptional clinical practice and experiences.

We truly believe that interactive learning achieves the best outcome. Our small classes support students’ different learning characteristics so that each student can excel.

Our international partnership with the Chengdu University of TCM allows CITCM students to pursue bachelor’s degree study. The program includes a 5-month intensive internship studying and working at the university hospitals under famous professors and senior doctors.

CITCM is now Canada’s top acupuncture and TCM college with the most modernized classrooms and clinical training facility, CITCM offers a comprehensive, high standard curriculum, extensive clinical internship, positive learning environment, community outreach and more. Our bright, spacious, beautiful campus inspires greater learning and patient care.