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Registration Process:

- Determine if you are eligible to register (see eligibility criteria)

- Plan ahead to qualify for our early bird discount (50% off tuition)

- Fill out the registration and credit authorization form by

- Await for Dr. Trinh and the Admissions Committee to review all applications and to approve your application

- Upon approval you will be sent additional information about course enrollment

Eligibility Criteria:

- Must be in good standing with regulatory college (i.e. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario)

- Must be actively practicing in registered jurisdiction

- Most regulatory bodies for physicans and osteopaths do not have a set requirements to practice acupuncture as a modality. However, it is still your responsibility to ensure that the program you registered in satisfies the minimum requirements of your regulatory body.

- If you are registered elsewhere, please contact us for more information

A potential registrant must meet all the criteria (1 to 5) listed below to be considered for admission to our program,

  1. Applicant must be currently licensed

  2. Applicant must be a regulated health profession governed by statute or local laws

  3. Acupuncture is within the scope of the applicants practice by law

  4. General human musculoskeletal medicine is within the applicants scope of practice

  5. Prior adequate training in human musculoskeletal anatomy

For example,

  1. A dentist from Ontario will meet requirements of 1 to 3 above but not 4 and will not be considered.

  2. A massage therapist from Manitoba does not meet the requirements of 1 to 3 and will not be considered

  3. A physiotherapist from Alberta who is currently off on sick leave and not renewed his or her license does not meet criterion 1 and will not be considered.

No exceptions will be provided

*Note:  MD’s registering for the program, please state the number of MainCert, MAINPRO and AMA hours you require to practice acupuncture.
If you have any questions or concerns about program admission eligibility, please e-mail 

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 Click below for the Registration Form, Credit Card Payment forms, Honorarium Payment Forms, etc.

Regular Fee $4,745

Regular Fee $4,745

Regular Fee $5,995

Regular Fee $8,495 - Early Bird Rate $2,990

Regular Fee $8,495 - Early Bird Rate $4,995

Registration Office

McMaster University Medical Acupuncture Program

756 King Street West

Hamilton, ON

L8S 1J8 Canada


Contact us

Phone: (905) 546-5500, Fax: (905) 648-4426

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