Diploma in Acupuncture for Professionals

Diploma Code: ACU 100
Tuition (CAD): $2,995.00
Duration: 8 Months
Location: Brooklin
Next Start: Set by college
Class Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm


This Acupuncture for Professionals diploma program is an eight (8) month part time program offered as one weekend per month.

Acupuncture for Professionals is designed for Professionals such as Medical Doctor's, Chiropractor's, Nurses, RMT's, Physiotherapists and Athletic Trainers etc. Acupuncture is a growing area as an adjunct therapy for individuals already practicing in the health care field.

NOTE: Acupuncture Program is on a list of self-confirmed programs on the CMTO (College of Massage Therapists of Ontario) website.

The program has been designed to teach you the basic and advanced techniques in acupuncture and to give you the practical skills necessary to practice safely and proficiently as well as get results quickly for your clients.

The program is intensive and comprehensive and almost every practitioner who has completed this course will tell you, "you will feel confident to tackle just about anything you meet."

Our professional students are surprised at how much comprehensive information, experience and practical they receive but, even more amazed at how much they remember and the healing they achieve with their clients.


  • Full attendance at all in class practical course sessions
  • Completion of required reading assignments and essays
  • Satisfactory completion of case studies and dissertation
  • A passing grade of 70% or higher on the final theory and practical examinations


  • APP 101 Anatomy and Physiology
  • If students have previously taken this course from a registered educational institution, a transcript is needed for exemption.
  • College Manual is included in the cost of tuition

Diploma Courses

Course Code Title Duration Fees
ACU 101 History, Theories and Laws 60 clock hours $427.86
ACU 102 Meridians and Selective Points 60 clock hours $427.86
ACU 103 Elemental Law and Physiological Effects of Acupuncture 60 clock hours $427.86
ACU 104 Alarm, Back Shu, Symptomatic and Specific Points 60 clock hours $427.86
ACU 105 Principles of Point Selection, Client Assessment and Legal Aspects 60 clock hours $427.86
ACU 106 Pulse and Tongue Diagnosis, Korean Hand Acupuncture 60 clock hours $427.86
ACU 109 Cupping, Moxibustion and Tuina 30 clock hours $570.71

Books Required

ISBN Title Author Price Type
Acupuncture Paul Henderson $25.00 Printed
Clean Needle Technique: A Manual for Acupuncturists Jenny Belluomini, MSN, NP, LAc $15.00 Ebook
Clinical Acupuncture Anton Jayasuriya $73.00 Printed
Pictorial Atlas of Acupuncture Lian, Yu-Lin, Chen, Dr. Chu-Yan $45.00 Printed