Academic Standards

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years post-secondary education or equivalent professional experience;
  • Non-refundable $100 application fee; plus additional $100 for international students;
  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to your individual learning capacities, skills and attitude;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the responsibilities associated with being a health care professional;
  • Personal letter (200-300 words) detailing your abilities,purpose and motivation for studying at Canadian College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.


Transfer of Credits:

In some cases, students who have completed coursework in other Chinese Medicine programs and/or other post-secondary institutions may be eligible for transfer credit. Applicants wishing to transfer credit from other programs should indicate this on their application to CCTCM and submit official transcripts of all previous post-secondary studies. Applicants must include a copy of the syllabus and evaluation scheme for any courses they hope to transfer. A grade of 60% or “C” is required for consideration of transfer credit to CCTCM.

If the documents are in a language other than English,applicants must also include a notarized English translation. International applicants who wish to be considered for advanced standing or transfer credit must also submit course descriptions, course syllabus, and grading schemes in English.