Signing of partnership agreement with the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies

Wilson Yu, President, WCMAAC with Zhixian Long, former President, BUCM

Wilson Yu, President, WCMAAC with Nenggui Xu, Vice President, GZUCM

Signing of partnership agreement with GZUCM: Wilson Yu, President, WCMAAC & Hongqi Wang, Dean, School of International Education, GZUCM

Signing of partnership agreement with WFCMS: Wilson Yu, President, WCMAAC & Wenzuo Chang, Secretariat, WFCMS

Dr. Yun Liu, Secretary-General, WFAS hosting the first WFAS international qualification test in Canada

WFCMS hosting the first WFCMS international qualification test in Canada

First cohort of graduating students to write WFCMS’s qualification test

 

President’s Message

In 2013, World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (a corporation without share capital affiliated with the Chinese College of Canada, an Ontario non-profit corporated founded in 1994) was approved by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to become a private career college registered under the Private Colleges Act, 2005 — the first private career college with a name that mentions Chinese medicine and acupuncture. As a result of our registration, we can now provide a number of career training programs which have been developed in response to needs identified by Employment and Social Development Canada, and students choosing to study in any of these approved programs may be eligible for financial assistance through Second Career. >>Read more

News

Seminar – “Weight Loss By Means of Chinese Herb”

Presented by: World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College.

Date and Time: March 15, 2017 2:00pm

Location: Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto

Speaker: Professor from Guangdong Pharmaceutical University

Attendance can be awarded Certificate upon request, which will be presented in the welcome dinner on the same day.

For Registration or more detail please call 416-493-9194


Application is now open for new course starting from January and Grandparent Transition course, offered by World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College; MSc and PhD program offered by Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (WCMAAC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is currently the only private career college specializing in Chinese medicine and acupuncture that is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Students completing our programs are eligible to write the Pan-Canadian Written and Clinical Case-Study Examinations. After successfully completing our courses, you are eligible for attend the qualifying examination or grandparent transition for certified Practitioner of TCM, Practitioner of Acupuncture.

In addition to studies in traditional Chinese medicine, WCMAAC, as a private career college registered under the Private Colleges Act, 2005. Students studying in these three programs may be eligible for financial assistance through Second Career. Three Diploma courses are:

1. Early Childhood Assistant

2. Computerized Accounting

3. Administrative Assistant

Internship is included, courses are highly recognized by employers, apply now.

WCMAAC is the only examination centre in Canada for international qualification examinations in partnership with the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) and the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS).

Courses starting from January:

1. Preparation course for [Prior Learning Assessment Registration]

If you were registered as Grandparented Practitioner of TCM or Acupuncturist before Apr 2014, June 2017 is your deadline for submitting final score to be certified. Once you successfully complete this course, you can be certified and keep practising after Apr 2018. Evening course and weekend course are available. Don’t miss this final chance.

2. Acupuncture 6-Semester Course and TCM 8-Semester Course

These two course are specially designed for qualification examinations. English training is available before the examination. You can attend the qualification examination in October every year after successfully complete the course. Medical professionals with relevant training can exempt credits which were earned previously for fast tracking.

3. MSc and PhD course recognized by Ministry of Education, China

Joint and run by WCMAAC and Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, these course are specially designed for Canadian Citizens or non-Chinese Citizens. Courses will be started in September 2014. Scholarships will be available for students who are eligible. Doctorate qualification will be required by Ontario Collage of TCM when TCM practitioner are allowed to register as TCM Doctor in 2018. Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the best university in China, with the top-ranked Chinese Medicine research.

This is a great opportunity to study overseas in a top-ranked Traditional Chinese Medical University, while your student status is officially registered in the Ministry of Education, China, and the degree is recognized worldwide.

The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) announced that all grandparented TCM practitioner much be registered and certified before August 2018 under the regulation of [Prior Learning Assessment Registration, (PLAR)]. After that, all acupuncturist must acquire up to 750 study hours, all TCM practitioner must acquire up to 1000 study hours, acquire up to 1200 clinical experience in three years, being assessed and approved by CTCMPAO in order to keep practising after 1st April, 2018. Another way is to pass the written and clinical case-study examination designed by CTCMPAO in English. You have to pay $2000 every time you attend the examination. So the best way to become a grantparented TCM practitioner is to enroll and graduate in our course, and registered before June 2017.

If you are interested, please apply by calling 416-315-7272 or 647-274-6988, or visit us at 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough, Ontario. For further information, email us at info@chinesecollegeofcanada.com or visit our website at www.wcmaac.com


World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (WCMAAC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is currently the only private career college that is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (Private Career College Act 2005). We offer 5 categories of programs:

1. Semester programs – 3 months per semester, new class starts in January, April, July and October. 4 subject in each semester, tuition fee is $3800 per semester

A. 6-semester Acupuncture program

B. 8-semester Practitioner of TCM and Acupuncture program

2. 3-year program partnered with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, new class starts in September every year.

A. MSc program

B. PhD Program with scholarship and grant

3. 3-year program partnered with Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, new class starts in September every year.

A. Advanced Diploma in Chinese Pharmacy

B. MSc

4. Programs by study-hour, new class starts in January, April, July and October. Students who earned relevant credits can apply for exemption. These special program is for Granparented TCM Practitioner and Acupuncture who want to transit to Registered Practitioner.

A. Study program – 1000 hours for TCM Practitioner, 750 hours for Acupuncturist. Students who successfully complete the course can submit application to CTCMPAO for assessment without examination. Tuition fee – minimum $4800 for TCM practitioner course and minimum $3800 for Acupuncturist course.

B. Examination preparation program – 12 evening lessons for TCM Practitioner course and 8 evening for Acupuncturist course, 3 hours for each evening. After successfully completed the course, your report card are eligible for applying transition examination carried by CTCMPAO. Tuition fee - $1200 for TCM Practitioner course and $800 for Acupuncturist course.

5. Second career program – 8 months including placement. Students who qualify for Second Career can apply for financial support.

A. Early Childhood Assistant

B. Computerized Accounting

C. Administrative Assistant

If you are interested, please apply by calling 416-315-7272 or 647-274-6988, or visit us at 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough, Ontario. For further information, email us at info@chinesecollegeofcanada.com or visit our website at www.wcmaac.com


World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (WCMAAC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is currently the only private career college specializing in Chinese medicine and acupuncture that is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Students completing our programs are eligible to write the Pan-Canadian Written and Clinical Case-Study Examinations.

We offer certificate, diploma, and advanced diploma programs for various specializations in Chinese medicine. After completing our programs, if you want to further enhance your knowledge, you can enrol in a master’s (MSc) or doctoral (PhD) program in Chinese Medicine offered by the Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (GZUCM).

GZUCM is China’s top university for Chinese medicine. It is China’s largest and best-equipped medical university, with over 50 affiliated hospitals throughout Guangdong Province and is engaged in the promotion of Chinese medicine education throughout the world. In 2012, World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College signed a collaboration agreement with GZUCM for a 5-year bachelor’s (BSc), 3-year MSc, and 3-year PhD program. Tuition is $11,000 (Canadian) per year for the MSc program and $12,800 per year for the PhD program. All graduate courses will be taught by GZUCM professors, who will also be proctoring all examinations in the graduate programs.

Applications for 2014 for the MSc and PhD programs offered by GZUCM are accepted until November 30, 2014. If you are under the age of 35 you may qualify for Chinese Government Full Scholarships. Designed for overseas Chinese medicine graduate students, this scholarship fully covers tuition, housing and textbooks for your three years of study, and includes a ¥1,700 (renminbi) monthly stipend for living expenses if you are in the MSc program or a ¥2,000 monthly stipend if you are in the PhD program. If you are eligible you must apply for scholarship before April 12, 2015 and reapply before April 12 of each subsequent year.

You have the option to study either in Toronto or in Guangzhou for the entire duration of your MSc or PhD program, unless you have applied for Chinese Government Full Scholarships, in which case you must stay in Guangzhou for full-time study. If you choose to study in Toronto you must still travel to Guangzhou for short durations for registration, selection of your research thesis topic, and for your thesis defense. During the three years of your study, completion of eight (8) courses are required for graduation from the MSc program, or six (6) courses for the PhD program. You can take up to five years to finish your degree while paying only three years of tuition.

If you are interested, please apply by calling 416-315-7272 or 647-274-6988, or visit us at 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough, Ontario. For further information, email us at info@chinesecollegeofcanada.com or visit our website at www.wcmaac.com

Registration is now open for an exclusive preparation course for CTCMPAO’s written examinations for General Registration, featuring mock examination questions in English provided by the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), a UN NGO.

In March 2013, CTCMPAO has kickstarted the application process to register for the titles of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Acupuncturist. Grandparented Registration is expected to end on April 4, 2014 and persons successfully obtaining a Grandparented Certificate of Registration will need to pass professional assessment within five years. For persons wanting to participate in the examinations for General Registration as a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitoner or Acupuncturist, examinations will be in English and the first written examination will be on October 8, 2013.

Exclusive programs of study at WCMAAC

  1. WCMAAC is the first school of traditional Chinese medicine in Canada to offer training programs and international qualification examinations in partnership with the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) and the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), both headquartered in Beijing, China. All traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists requiring further training are welcome to contact us about our training programs.

    As the only acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine association having an NGO status with the World Health Organization, certificates issued by WFAS enjoy a degree of international credibility. Both WFAS and WFCMS have held their respective examinations in Toronto in 2012 and 2013, and the next WFAS examination for TCM and acupuncture has been scheduled for November 23, 2013.

  2. WCMAAC has partnered with the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine to offer a 5-year undergraduate program, as well as 3-year graduate programs at the Masters and Doctorate levels. Students electing for undergraduate study will take their first- and second-year courses in Toronto and their third-, fourth-, and fifth-year courses in Guangzhou. Students electing for graduate studies have the option to study in Toronto or Guangzhou. All diplomas and degrees are Chinese diplomas and degrees and will be conferred by and registered with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Applications are now accepted for the academic year starting September 2013.

    Applicants to the Masters program must hold a university degree or be a graduate of WCMAAC. Applicants to the Doctoral program must hold a Masters’ degree.


World Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture College (WCMAAC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is currently the only private career college specializing in Chinese medicine and acupuncture that is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. We offer three courses: Diploma in Administrative Assistant, Diploma in Computerized Accounting and Early Childhood Assistant, you may be eligible for allowance from government if you are currently claiming EI benefit. >>Read more

Special courses of Practitioner of TCM in Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Practitioner of TCM in Acupuncture, will be starting from March 24. These two course are for those candidates who want to attend the examination and register before Apr 2014. >>Read more
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Wilson Yu, President, WCMAAC , signed partnership agreement on 23th September with Hongqi Wang, Dean, School of International Education, GZUCM >>Read more