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Be a Student For A Day (Try it – Love it)

Experience the WE Integrated Massage Program and you will see the difference. CITCM College is the leading complimentary health care teaching centre and you will feel the community spirit and commitment to the success of its students.

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

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Ph: 403.520.5289
Toll Free: 888.859.8686

Enrich Your Life

» Applied wisdom: The WE Integrated Philosophy incorporates Western and Eastern medical and massage knowledge into holistic healing. The Two-Year WE Integrated Massage Program offers more than a licensing curriculum but training to be a health care professional.

» School and Life Balance: Getting what you want in life. The CITCM curriculum design is for students to enjoy balance in their lives. Weekday classes begin in the afternoon.

» Career training: You are fully prepared. Students begin their practicum in the second semester and continue practicing until graduation.

» Personal growth: At CITCM you get more than an education, you get a way of life. Through mentorship, collaboration, and learning different perspectives, CITCM students receive essential skills to fulfill their mind, body, and soul.

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Happiness is the highest form of health.

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Admission Criteria


  • Students must be 18 years of age at the start of the program;
  • Proof of secondary school diploma, equivalent, or post secondary education must be provided;
  • A successful interview with the director or the registrar to discuss why you would like to attend the school. The purpose of this interview is to educate the student and the faculty as to what can be expected while attending the CITCM as well as to determine the interest of the student in the program;
  • The student must be proficient in both written and spoken English. If English is not the applicant’s native language, the applicant must demonstrate both written and oral proficiency in English either by demonstrating ability to study in English to the Registrar or Executive Director of the Institute or submitting proof of a passing score on an ESL exam such as the TOEFL exam or the IELTS exam.
TOEFL – Test Of English as a Foreign Language
IELTS – International English Language Testing System


All students are looked at individually and, as such, the above policies may be waived or altered on a case by case basis.

Additional Requirement for Foreign Students

Foreign Students must acquire a valid study permit from the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or Canada Embassy in order to study at the CITCM.
To apply for a study permit, you need an acceptance letter from a designated learning institution. A designated learning institution is a school approved by a provincial or territorial government to host international students. CITCM is an approved and designated learning institution (our DLI no is O19256722732)

Please visit for more details about study permit.

Application Form

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Application forms are also available at our office at:
Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine
138 17th Ave N.E.
Calgary AB, T2E 1L6

Application Check List

Application check list:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Two recent passport-size photos
  • Official high school transcript and/or official transcripts of all post-secondary educational institutions attended
  • Two referral letters
  • Updated personal resume
  • A letter of intent

Application, Acceptance and Tuition Deposits

Completed application packages can be submitted to:
Attn: Registrar
Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine
138 17th Ave N.E.
Calgary AB, T2E 1L6

  1. Applicants may be contacted to schedule an interview. The interview may be in person or by phone if she/he is from out of town or country. An acceptance letter and tuition contract will be sent to successful applicants for official enrollment.
  2. A $500.00 deposit is required to reserve admission and is payable within 14 days of receiving notification of acceptance. The $500.00 must be sent with the signed tuition contract. A cheque or bank draft is acceptable method of payment if you mail the deposit, or cash/debit if paid in person at CITCM.

Application forms are also available at our office at:

Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine
138 17th Ave N.E.
Calgary AB, T2E 1L6

Transfer Students and Credit Transfers

We welcome you.

We accept transfer credits from other colleges, universities and TCM or acupuncture schools on a case by case evaluation.

Transfer Students
CITCM welcomes transfer students. Students who transfer to the CITCM require a minimum of 60 credits of study at the CITCM in order to receive a diploma from the CITCM.

Credits Transfer
We accept transfer credits from other equivalent schools will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Visit Campus

Arrange to become a student for a day and audit classes. You will discover what fulfilled learning is all about and how your education is an enriching experience.

CITCM is confident that you will enjoy the instruction, collaboration, and lifestyle that CITCM student’s value.
Start Making Your Path; email us or call us at 403.520.5258 to arrange a tour.visit citcm campus

Financial Aid

The CITCM is approved for both federal and provincial student loans. Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify.
For more information, consult the provincial and territorial information for student loans and grants page or contact your province or territory’s student financial assistance office.