December 1, 2011
OCAH seeks students who show the potential to becomecaring, dedicated and skilled practitioners of Traditional Oriental Medicine,and who can demonstrate the maturity and preparation necessary to undertake thechallenges of the program.
Oshio College is committed to a policy of equalopportunity. Admission is open to all qualified applicants. Equal educationalopportunities will be provided to all persons, regardless of race, religion,gender, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, age or physicalhandicap.
High schoolgraduates or Mature student status
Applicantsmust complete and submit a College admissions application form.
On thisapplication the applicant must indicate how they plan to cover their living
costs andtuition during their attendance in the program (financial aid, savings etc.)
Applicantsmust pay $ 250.00 (International students are required to pay $ 250.00)
non-refundable enrolment and registration fee upon acceptance into thecourse of
study.Cheques are to be made payable to Oshio College of Acupuncture &Herbology. Students cannot pay their tuition in large amounts of cash.
Applicantsmust read and certify that they have read a copy of the school’s policies and
procedures,any updates and inserts and the enrolment and registration agreement.
Applicants mayneed to make a deposit of $500 to reserve their “seat” at the college, and International applicants may need to make 1year tuition fee deposit to the college to meet student visa applicationrequirement. All deposits paid by a student prior to admission is credited tothat student’s tuition account and is refundable as set out in the tuitionrefund policy. Additionally, deposits paid by an international applicant willbe refundable if the applicant cannot get a student visa issued by the Canadiangovernment.
Ifthe student fails to meet the minimum admission requirements, neither theinstitution nor the student can waive the requirements.
For students planning to be licensed by the College ofTraditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) in BC,two (2) years of liberal Arts and Sciences (comprised of not less than 60credits) in an accredited college or chartered/approved university acceptableto the CTCMA registration committee will be required to write the registrationexaminations. Please see the CTCMA website for more information.
Effective Sept 1st, 2009, all applicantsfor registration with the CTCMA must complete their basic training program(R.Ac or R.TCM.H) within five(5) consecutive years. This means that you cannottake longer than 5 years to complete the 3 year Acupuncture Diploma Program.