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

Winter 2021

  • Didactic Schedule - Update posted 12.29.20. New and UPDATED: ON Campus weeks posted; Herb Lab 3 moved to evenings (Thurs 6pm); Ethics and Legal Issues is now starting on week 5; Wildgoose Qigong on Monday evenings postponed until SP-21; Point Location courses changed to 3 hours for 12 weeks; Medical Biochemistry cancelled for WI-21; Yi Jin Jing Qigong Tuesday evening changed time to 5:20-6:10 pm and no longer conflicts with Patho 2; Intro to Palpation is now two sessions (1= weeks 2,4,6,8; 2= weeks 3,5,7,9). Previous Changes: ​Pathophysiology 2 moved from Friday afternoons to Tuesday evenings. Sorry for the late change on this! Medical Biology cancelled for WI-21. Previous Changes: Medical Qigong 1 moved to Thursday afternoons. FA-21 Anticpated grads take HTD1, wait for Case Management. Check here for updates to room assignments and virtual vs. on-campus meetings (Classes in red TBD currently). 
  • WI-21 Clinic Schedule - Update Mon 01/04/2021, TUE and WED Evening are EARLIER: 5:45-9:00pm. 12/1/20: MON SOUTH supervisor is Laguna. Still Virtual clinic spots available! Reply back to the email: "WI-21 Zoom Clinic Shifts" sent 11/20/20 with your choices! There is no fee to add a WI-21 virtual shift, and changes can be made to zoom shifts without drop/add fees through Friday, December 4th. In-person shifts and didactic courses should be prioritized over virtual clinic shifts. Check your portal starting Tuesday/Wednesday 12/2/20 for confirmed shifts.   

  • Only Virtual Observation shifts are available for the WI-21 term, please see email: "WI-21 Zoom Clinic Shifts" (11/20/20) for Registration instructions.
  • Winter 2021 Registration & Drop/Add Schedule (End of the Winter 2021 Free Add/Drop Registration Period was Friday, November 20th, 2020). 


Fall 2020

  • Didactic Schedule - updated Sept 22, 2020. Practical Courses on-campus times and rooms updated! Tuina 3 and Point Locations 1, 3 are 4 hours each week for 9 weeks. Changes to meeting times for Thursday afternoon Herb Lab 2 & Clinic Theater 2. Changes to Mindful Somatic Therapies - Zoom 3 hours for 12 weeks. Tues Yi Jin Jing starts 6:15 pm
  • Please check back here for Fall 2020 changes in Virtual vs. In-Person meeting plans.  
  • Tuina 3 and Medical Biology cancelled. 
  • No need to register for the "Student & Intern Meeting" in the portal, but be sure to attend one week in 3.
  • New biomedical instructors!
  • Clinic Schedule - Posted 9.18.20. - Cancellations and consolidations.

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

Winter 2021 - Updated! posted 12/07/2020 

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.