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Advanced Diploma in Acupuncture




University : Georgian College

Location : Ontario, Canada

Course Level: Advanced Diploma

Tution Fees : CAD - 23,000.2 Per Annum

Duration : 3 years

Language : English

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The Acupuncture diploma program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the entry-level standards of practice set by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). This program provides in-depth theoretical and clinical components of Acupuncture. Students benefit from expert clinical training that combines integrative healthcare models with Traditional Chinese Medicine, providing graduates with the necessary skills to practice as a regulated healthcare professional.

Mandatory Courses

  • ACPT1000   Acupuncture Points and Meridians Introduction
  • ACPT1001   Acupuncture Points and Meridians Advanced
  • ACPT2001   Acupuncture Therapeutics
  • ACPT3001   Comprehensive Acupuncture Examination Review
  • ACPT3002   Acupuncture Practice Management
  • ALTM1000   Foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • ALTM1001   Qigong and Mindfulness 1
  • ALTM1002   Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine Introduction
  • ALTM1003    Clinical Diagnosis of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • ALTM1004   Qigong and Mindfulness 2
  • ALTM2000   TCM Differential Diagnosis Introduction
  • ALTM2001   Materia Medica
  • ALTM2002   Qigong and Mindfulness 3
  • ALTM2003   TCM Differential Diagnosis Advanced
  • ALTM2004   Clinical Diagnosis and Medical Terminology
  • ALTM2005  Qigong and Mindfulness 4
  • ALTM3000  Integrated TCM Cases
  • ALTM3001  Chinese Patent Medicines
  • BIOL1019    Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIOL1020   Palpation Anatomy
  • BIOL2009   Pathology
  • BUSI3007   Business Principles for the Regulated Professional
  • ETHC1000  Professional and Ethical Standards in Acupuncture
  • HLTH2004  Philosophies of Healing
  • REAS3000   Research Methodologies
  • ACPT2003  Fundamentals of Acupuncture Needling


  • ACPT3000 Acupuncture Clinic Internship Introduction
  • ACPT3003 Acupuncture Clinic Internship Advanced
  • ACPT2000 Acupuncture Practice Introduction
  • ACPT2002 Acupuncture Practice Advanced
  • ALTM1005 TCM Grand Rounds Introduction
  • ALTM2006 TCM Grand Rounds Advanced


Admission details

Applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements to be granted admission to this program:

- OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C), or (U), (ENG4C, ENG4U); plus Grade 11 C or U Biology or Grade 12 U biology (SBI3U/C, SBI4U). Also recommended: Grade 11 U Chemistry or Grade 12 C or U Chemistry (SCH3U, SCH4C, SCH4U).

- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with: Communications, Biology

- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) (meets English requirements, not sciences)

- Mature applicant with standing in the required courses and/or mature student testing that meets the minimum standards for admission

Exams Required

EXAM Min. Marks Description
IELTS (International English Language Testing System ) 6.0 With no individual band less than 5.5
TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT) 79 minimum 22 writing

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