Royal Pacific Institute

CTCMA 60 credit Policy

Effective Date:

July 24, 2014

Toolsto Assess Prior Learning /

Noticeof Requirement of 60 Credits to write the CTCMA Board Exams in BC


OshioCollege of Acupuncture & Herbology accepts applications from all personswho are 19 years old or over and have completed a high school education orequivalent. OCAH seeks students who show the potential to become caring,dedicated and skilled practitioners of Traditional Oriental Medicine, and whocan demonstrate the maturity and preparation necessary to undertake thechallenges of the program.

OshioCollege is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Admission is open to all qualifiedapplicants. Equal educational opportunities will be provided to all persons,regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, sexualpreference, age or physical handicap.



Pleasenote: For students planning to be licensed by the College of TraditionalChinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) in BC, two (2) yearsof liberal arts and sciences (comprised of not less than 60 credits) in anaccredited college or chartered/approved university acceptable to the CTCMAregistration committee will be required to write the registration examinations.


Allprospective students are educated about this 60 credit requirement, and aredirected to see the CTCMA website at


formore information.


Foreignstudents are required to be proficient in written and spoken English.

Pleasesee the Language Proficiency Assessment Policy, implemented July 24, 2014.

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