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Notice of Requirement of 60 Credits to write the CTCMA Board Exams in BC

Oshio College of Acupuncture & Herbology accepts applications from all persons who are 19 years old or over and have completed a high school education or equivalent. OCAH seeks students who show the potential to become caring, dedicated and skilled practitioners of Traditional Oriental Medicine, and who can demonstrate the maturity and preparation necessary to undertake the challenges of the program.

Oshio College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Admission is open to all qualified applicants. Equal educational opportunities will be provided to all persons, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, age or physical handicap.

Please note: For students planning to be licensed by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) in BC, two (2) years of liberal arts and sciences (comprised of not less than 60 credits) in an accredited college or chartered/approved university acceptable to the CTCMA registration committee will be required to write the registration examinations.

All prospective students are educated about this 60 credit requirement, and are directed to see the CTCMA website at

for more information.

Foreign students are required to be proficient in written and spoken English.

Attached is the Language Proficiency Assessment Policy, implemented July 24, 2014.

I have read, had an opportunity to ask questions about, and understand the above mentioned pre-requisites.

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Student Name and Signature                                                       Date

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Representative of Oshio Name and Signature                                     Date