MSTCM Admissions Process

If you would like to begin the MSTCM admissions application process,
review the application materials checklist
and submit the application to the address below.

Prospective students must submit all application materials as indicated below and any additional materials requested by the Admissions office.

Application materials include:

  1. Application form
  2. Application fee (U.S. Student $50; Foreign Student $100; Part-time $75)
  3. Official transcripts (transcripts must be sealed and sent directly from the each institution’s registrar office)
  4. Certificates of post-graduate studies (if any)
  5. Updated resume outlining educational and professional development
  6. Statement of purpose, which explores your personal reasons for wanting to study and practice Chinese medicine
  7. Three passport-sized, color photographs
  8. Three letters of recommendation (preferably from someone who practices TCM)

If your information changes, please print and fill out an Address Change Form, then submit it to the Administration office.

Accepted applicants will be notified of the admission’s office decision in writing. If accepted, an admissions packet will be provided prior to registration. The admissions office will not consider an application from a student who has been dismissed from any school for legal, ethical, or moral reasons.

MSTCM Application Download

You may download a copy of the application:

ACCHS also hosts an online application process.

Send the completed application form to:

Admissions Office
1600 Broadway, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612

Need more information? Please consult:

Admissions Advising

Admissions advising is done by appointment in the administration offices located on the second floor. An admissions advisor may review your preliminary eligibility and language proficiency and recommend the best academic course of action. To set up an appointment, please call the Academy Admissions office by telephone (510-763-7787)  or e-mail (