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New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Mission Statement

The purpose of the New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine is to prepare its graduates for licensure and competent professional practice of Chinese acupuncture and herbology. This preparation will emphasize traditional Chinese principles of treatment, including their cultural and philosophical context, and will also provide a fundamental understanding of the Western medical approach.

History

The New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine was founded in 1996. Its acupuncture and Oriental medicine program received candidate status from the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 1999, and became accredited in 2002.

Programs Offered

The New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (NYCTCM) currently offers two programs through which it seeks to fulfill its educational objectives: A three-year Bachelor of Professional Studies/Master of Science in Health Science/Acupuncture Program, which prepares students for licensure and professional practice of Acupuncture, and a four-year Bachelor of Professional Studies/Master of Science in Health Science/Oriental Medicine Program, which prepares students for licensure and professional practice of both acupuncture and Chinese herbology.

Students in the acupuncture program must be enrolled for at least 30 calendar months in order to graduate. Maximum time allowed to complete the program is six calendar years. Students in the Oriental medicine program must be enrolled for at least 40 calendar months in order to graduate. Maximum time allowed to complete the program is eight calendar years.

Contact Information

For more information on the New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, contact:

New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
155 First Street
Mineola, NY 11501
Tel: (516) 739-1545
Fax: (516) 873-9622
E-mail: admissions@nyctcm.edu
Web site: www.nyctcm.edu

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