More reasons to choose CITCM for your career success:

Determine if a career in alternative medicine is your passion?

  • 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.
  • Community involvement supports your clinical practice as well as your wish to help others.
  • CITCM offers a unique opportunity for attending morning classes from 8 to 12 to allow for keeping a job or caring for your family while you are in the program.
  • With mentorship, collaboration, and learning different perspectives, you gain essential skills to fulfill your career dreams.
  • CITCM provides extensive business training to ensure our graduates achieve financial success. Business classes taught throughout 3 years of the program by alumni with Master’s Degree in Business who understands the industry.
  • CITCM has a in depth Chinese herbal medicine training as part of the curriculum. Our graduates utilize both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in their practice to achieve optimal clinical outcome. 
  • With the double major plus program, our students can take an additional training in massage; which leads to a 2200 hours diploma and the registered massage therapist (RMT) designation. 


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Please complete our CITCM career survey. Come and experience our intern clinic. Please enter your name, email address and phone number for our records. We promise not to hand it out to anyone else.

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    1) Do you have a high school diploma or higher? YesNo

    2) Do you have a passion to help others? YesNo

    3) Is having a holistic balanced lifestyle important? YesNo

    4) Have you experienced or are you aware of complementary medicine (i.e. Acupuncturist, Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor, Physiotherapist, Naturopath, Chiropractor, Herbalist, etc.)? YesNo

    5) Do you have experience working in the health care industry (i.e. Nursing, Health Care Aid, Massage, Reflexology, Reiki, etc.)? YesNo

    6) Have you ever considered a career in natural health (Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Western Massage, Eastern Massage, Western Nutrition, Eastern Nutrition, Herbology)? YesNo

    7) Do you want to have a career that offers synergy with lifestyle, income, and happiness? YesNo

    8) Are you looking for an education that includes personal growth? YesNo

    9) Do you see value in learning Western and Eastern medicine philosophies? YesNo

    10) Do you believe that alternative health care is a dynamic and growing profession which will continue to grow over the next decades? YesNo

    11) Are you looking for a rewarding career that offers essential service towards quality of life? YesNo

    12) Is it important in your education to have school and life balance? YesNo

    13) Are you open to diverse and alternative approach towards health? YesNo

    14) Are you looking for an education that provides a life long career? YesNo

    15) Is a sense of community with a positive atmosphere important in your education? YesNo

    16) Please check one or more of the programs below that may interest you: AcupunctureTraditional Chinese MedicineMassageNone of the above

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