TCM Master Course
The Nine Star University of Health Sciences (NSU) Master’ of Sciencein Traditional Chinese Medicine degree program consists of 2,205 hours (147 semester units) of academic course work and 960 hours (32 units) of clinical internship at the University’s Health Center totaling 3,165 hours. Course work includes studies in Oriental medicine theory, acupuncture, herbology & herbal formulas, Western medicine & science, Tui-na (traditional Chinese massage therapy), and practice management & ethical practices, in addition to the clinical internship
Massage Therapy Program
The NSU Massage Therapist programm (CMT) is a 47.6 semester credit hours. It is a 768 hour Diploma program of theory and clinical practice that meets the requirements for certification by the California Massage Therapy Council as a Certified Massage Therapist. This course includes QI Gong, Anatomy, Phisiology, Massage Theory and Clinical, Ethics and Business management and CPR Classes
This advanced Acupuncture course is an in-depth study of the principles of Acupuncture prescription development and treatment from Nei Jing to modern acupuncture and oriental medicine literature. The course includes a detailed study of clinical acupuncture treatment procedures for different specialties including, but not limited to, emergency care, family medicine, internal medicine such as Respiratory, Digestive, Urogenital, and Psychologic diseases.
A Message from our President
Philip Yang OMD L.ac
The central mission of Nine Star University of Health Science is the development of human beings and society as a whole through the cultivation and enrichment of the human mind and spirit. The first priority of NSUHS is to promote and provide excellence in education and training in Oriental medicine with respect to disease prevention, life long health and wellness using the body’s natural healing mechanisms. This will be achieved through both Eastern and Western medical paradigms in an environment that is supportive, nurturing and conducive in allowing students to attain their highest level of academic achievement. NSUHS anticipates that the scholarship and collegiality it fosters in its faculty and students will lead them in their later lives to advanced knowledge in Oriental medicine, excellence in research and to provide the highest level of excellence in patient care.