Degree Title Change Announcement

As of September 1st of 2022, the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM) has announced a change in TCM-related degree titles. All Graduates graduating after January 1st, 2024 will receive the new degree titles.

The changes are as follows:

  • DTCM (Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine) is now DAcHM (Doctor of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine)
  • MTCM (Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine) is now MAcHM (Master of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine)
  • The above two degrees are to become separate degrees for new enrollments
  • The DAc/MAc (Doctor of Acupuncture and Master of Acupuncture) Dual-Degree Program will also be separated into DAc (Doctor of Acupuncture) and MAc (Master of Acupuncture) degrees respectively 
  • DTCM/DAc Bridge Program will be known as Bridge (Completion) Program 

* Five Branches University is currently undergoing the transitional phase of updating all website content and documents to reflect the changes above.

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