Course Schedules

Course schedules are published approximately one month prior to online registration for the upcoming term. Schedules outline both didactic course offerings and all available student clinical rotations, and are available via pdf below for each program level.

Master of Acupuncture with Chinese herbal medicine specialization Schedules

SAMPLE Schedule for Fall and Winter New MAc Students

Spring 2021

  • Didactic Schedule - Update posted Mar.4, 2021 
  • Clinic Schedule - Updated and posted 4/7/2021. 
  • Previous Notes: Please note that Herbal Dispensary shifts are SOUTH and Bodywork is special safety protocols.


Winter 2021


Fall 2020

Summer 2020

Spring 2020

Winter 2020

Fall 2019

  • Didactic Schedule - Posted 9.19.19. FALL 2019 PRACTICAL EXAM: SUNDAY, NOV. 3rd. (Date previously incorrect). Cancelled Courses: Mindful Somatic Therapies, Tuina 2, NCCAOM Board Preparation, Psychology & Clinical Communications, Medical Biochemistry, & Medical Biology. Previous changes: Room changes. Subject to revisions, please check back before the start of classes on Monday, September 23, 2019.
  • Clinic Schedule - Update posted 8.22.19. Please Note the NEW FORMAT for the clinic schedule: combined on 1 page, AM on top, PM on the bottom, separated by location, to mirror the didactic schedule. The New Clinic Observation Shifts will be starting in the Fall 2019 term.
  • Fall 2019 Registration & Drop/Add Schedule

Summer 2019

Spring 2019

  • Didactic Schedule - Update Posted 4.12.2019 - Cancelled courses (Nutrition, PA:Internal Medicine, Updated ROOMS (Previous Update 2/15: new order for NCCAOM Board Prep Class on Tuesday afternoons; Update 2/6/19: NEW Time for Herbal Treatment of Disease 1 (HT 0332) on Wednesday afternoons; Update 2/5/19: Tuina 1 & 3 switched). (Subject to minor changes - check back before classes start for updated room assgnments).
  • North Clinic Update 3.19.2019 - Updated Level 1 Rooms, Clinic Cancellations. 
  • South, Offsite, & Community Clinics - Update 3.19.2019  - Updated Level 1 Rooms, Clinic Cancellations.
Doctoral Residency Week Schedules

Spring 2021 - Updated! Posted 3/25/2021

Winter 2021 - Updated! posted 02/17/2021 DATE Changes for Feb 18 to Feb 28 and Feb 21 afternoon to March 7, 2021.

Fall 2020 - November Revised! posted 10/29/2020 - ALL doctoral students to attend OSCE training Monday 9/21 1-5 pm and proctor MAc OSCE exams on Sunday Nov 15 8am-5pm. Updated clinic supervisors.

Summer 2020 -

Spring 2020 -

Winter 2020 

Fall 2019

Summer 2019

Spring 2019

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2021-2022 


Academic Calendar 2019-2020 revised: Virtual Commencement July 12, 2020

Exam Schedule

Practical Exams (OSCEs), MAcOM

Winter 2020 - Practical Exams: Sunday, February 23, 2020; Benchmark Exam: Saturday, March 21, 2020.
Spring 2020 - Practical Exams: Sunday, May 31, 2020; Benchmark Exam: Saturday, June 27, 2020.
Summer 2020 - (No Practical Exams in Summer terms); Benchmark Exam: Saturday, August 22, 2020.
Fall 2020 - Practical Exams: Sunday, November 1, 2020; Benchmark Exam: Saturday, December 5, 2020.

Students may register for these exams during registration each term, or by contacting the registrar. Once registered, students will have access to study guides and other details regarding these exams via their student portal. Practical Exams should be taken as follows:

Benchmark Exam: Pre-Internship, same term as Clinic Theater 2.
Level 1 Practical Exam: Completion of 144-180 total clinical internship hours
Level 2 Practical Exam: Completion of  432-540 total clinical internship hours

Course Schedule Glossary

Course title: Corresponds with the course description found in the Program Catalog.

Course number: Starts with the department code that is made up of two to three letters followed by a two to five-digit number. This is a unique number assigned to each course/clinic.

Instructor: If TBA or TBD rather than a given name, an instructor has yet to be assigned to this course/clinic.

Meeting times: Courses/clinics meet for the full term as listed under the day assigned on the schedule. If a class meets on certain dates, or for only part of a term, this will be noted on the schedule. Occasionally we offer classes on only Th/F or S/S.

Rooms: Classes are assigned to classrooms in building E, B, or the dojo. Clinics occur in their respective locations as indicated on the schedule.