Master of Acupuncture Chinese Herbal Studies
Books and Supplies for the entire program. All of your books, particularly Meridians and Points by J.R. Worsley, are treasured texts that you will keep forever.Your list of supplies also includes a white lab coat and entrance fees for the class trips into nature that are intended to help you embody the aliveness of nature and the five elements as they exist in our everyday lives. $520 $345
Corequisite Courses. The ability to offer our programs in an intensive format depends on your commitment to complete a number of courses at your own pace and at your choice of educational institutions which are considered acceptable to the Academy. You are responsible for the cost of completing these corequisite courses which include: Anatomy & Physiology II, General Nutrition, Biomedical Electives (3 courses), and Botany (if in Herbal Studies).  $1775  $500
Point Location. The fee for a point location session is typically shared by a group of students so that the cost per participant is minimal. $135
Clinical Internship. Five Element acupuncture treatment prior to your clinical year is a requirement . The Academy offers a special student rate and extended clinic hours to accommodate you when you are in Gainesville. This ensures that you can receive treatment that is available and affordable.Prior to entering your clinical year, you will need to complete the Clean Needle Technique (CNT) course, administered by the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM). Successful completion of the CNT course is one of the requirements for National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) certification, as well as a licensing requirement in many states. (Possible travel costs not included).

During your clinical year there is a fee for malpractice insurance coverage.
A commencement fee includes your diploma, cap and gown and end-of-program ceremony.

$710 $175
TOTAL $3,140 $1020

Please keep in mind that these are estimated costs. All costs and fees are subject to change. There may be additional expenses incurred depending on individual circumstances.

No additional fees are assessed for student activities. Students may choose to participate in special workshops, courses or advanced training programs organized by the Academy and offered to students in addition to regularly scheduled classes. Fees and expenses for these programs are the responsibility of the student.