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Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MSTCM)

Admission Goal

Applicants must show strong motivation and possess the maturity, desire, and commitment necessary to serve in the healing arts.
The University encourages enrollment from qualified Western health-care professionals who wish to incorporate the theories, methods and techniques of Chinese medicine into their own practices. The interaction of these professionals with the TCM faculty and students is an important aspect of the education and training at UEWM. The University also encourages practitioners who received their education in Chinese medicine abroad and are now residing in the United States to continue their education at the University, with the objective of meeting educational requirements to become a state-licensed acupuncturist.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must have completed at least two years of baccalaureate-level education, comprising 60 semester units (90 quarter units), at an institution accredited by the U.S. Secretary of Education or at an approved foreign university in order to qualify for admission to UEWM. A minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 is also required. A medical background is not necessary for admission, but is helpful.

Completing the Application

*All documents are required to be in English and submitted prior to admission, with the exception of the Official Transcript and Official TOEFL score.

  • Fill out the application form: Application for Admission Form
  • Official Transcript(s) (In your native language and, or English) (Foreign transcripts need to be evaluated) *( No later than the end of the first semester)
  • Copy of a Proof of Residency ( e.g. Passport, Green Card etc. )
  • Two Passport-size Photos
  • Current Resume (in English)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (in English) Letter of Recommendataion Form
  • 500 Word Statement of Purpose to study TCM (in English) Statement of Purpose Form
  • Bank Statement indicating minimum balance of $15,000 - International Student Only
  • Non-refundable Application Fee: Resident $60/ International $100. Payable in check or money order.
Mail documents to:
University of East West Medicine
Attention: Admissions Office
595 Lawrence Expressway
Sunnyvale, CA 94085


For personal consulting please call or email our Admissions department :
Tel: (408)733-1878      Email: admissions@uewm.edu

Non-discrimination Policy

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of East-West Medicine does not discriminate in its educational programs, employment, or any other activities on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed or disability.


Contact Us:
Tel: (408)733-1878 Chinese | (408)738-8881
Email: admissions@uewm.edu




Contact Us:
Tel: (408)733-1878
Email: admissions@uewm.edu