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Traditional Chinese Medicine - DTCM

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Doctorate
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    26,988 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 26,988 USD

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    January, September

Program Overview

What the University of Bridgeport says about their program:
"Traditional Chinese medicine originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. Practitioners use herbs, acupuncture, massage, and other methods to treat a wide range of medical conditions in their patients. The University of Bridgeport’s Acupuncture Institute (UBAI) is proud to offer the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (D-TCM) degree program, a comprehensive training in Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture, adjunctive therapies, and biomedicine at the graduate level."

Admissions requirements

We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below.

Undergraduate

Most of the accepted applicants have at least 75 on TOEFL, 6.0 on IELTS, or 90 on Duolingo. If you have taken another English test (iTEP, PTE, etc.), please submit the scores. Students whose score is insufficient may still apply for Conditional Admission.

Graduate

Most of the accepted applicants have at least 80 on TOEFL, 6.5 on IELTS, or 95 on Duolingo. If you have taken another English test (iTEP, PTE, etc.), please submit the scores. Students whose score is insufficient may still apply for Conditional Admission.

Undergraduate

Students should have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0 scale), with some programs requiring a higher GPA. Students will need to submit official transcripts (translated to English), letter of recommendation, statement of purpose, and proof of English proficiency (if applicable).

Graduate

GPAs vary by graduate program and range between 2.7 to 3.0 (out of 4.0 scale). Students will need to submit official transcripts (translated to English), two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume/CV, and proof of English proficiency (if applicable).

Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition 31 920 USD per year
  • Graduate tuition ranges from 11 400 to 26988 USD per year

International Undergraduate Scholarship

Academic scholarships range from $5,000 to $20,000 per academic year and are based on academic excellence and English proficiency. Awarded to incoming undergraduate international students.

International Graduate Scholarship

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Bridgeport offers an international graduate scholarship program for incoming international graduate students. There are three amounts awarded:

  • $3,000
  • $4,000
  • $5,000 These awards are based on the student’s academic achievement and test scores.

Visa requirements for University of Bridgeport

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements