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Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Alberta Collegeof Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
125, 4935 - 40 Ave NW
Calgary, Alberta T3A 2N1

The Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACATCM) was founded by Dr. Benny Xu in 1997 and is the first TCM institution in Alberta. Since 2002, ACATCM and the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM) been affiliated in a formal joint venture relationship, bringing comprehensive BUCM programs to Canada.

Students are trained for a diploma in acupuncture or a diploma in traditional Chinese medicine. The acupuncture program is the flagship for prospective students, and is the only program fully approved in Calgary by the Acupuncture Committee, Alberta Health and Wellness. This program enables graduates to master the full scope of acupuncture as well as incorporate other aspects of TCM into their practice so they may be proficient in the clinical environment. The Chinese medicine course his in-depth program is designed to prepare students to become high quality TCM doctors. Graduates will be able to practice traditional Chinese medicine comprehensively and efficiently with a complete understanding of this ancient healing art.

Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine is a leader in its field and community with a superior, experienced faculty and state-of-the-art technology. Graduates have the opportunity to enroll at the prestigious Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM) for continuing studies.

Quick Facts

  • ACATCM has been established as the Canadian Education Centre of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine since 2005.

  • Students can receive a Diploma in Acupuncture or a Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine or a Master of Herbology.

  • The distance learning program incorporates the latest Interactive Visual Learning technology, to provide interactive class modules downloadable instructional, online forums to simulate a classroom setting with assigned teachers and fellow students,and more.

  • Graduates of ACATCM looking to further their education are eligible to enroll in graduate studies at BUCM.

  • The Chinese medicine program is a four-year, full-time program that requires full commitment and dedication from students.

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