Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies — Chinese Herbal Medicine (CAGS)

New England School of Acupuncture (NESA)

Location: Worcester
Start Term: Spring

Your Educational Experience

This program encompasses the comprehensive study of Chinese herbal medicine and its clinical applications.

Upon completion of this program, you will:

  • compound concentrated granule and raw herbal formulas in a safe and accurate manner.
  • be prepared to operate a successful Chinese herbal dispensary.
  • skillfully and successfully treat patients utilizing a wide range of Chinese herbal preparations and formulations.
  • be eligible to sit for the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine board examination in Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Enhance patient outcomes with Chinese herbal medicine

Safely and effectively utilize Chinese herbal medicine to treat a variety of conditions.

Acupuncture professionals in increasing demand

There are a growing number of job opportunities for acupuncturists and Chinese herbalists as today’s healthcare systems rely on integrative care teams.

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Evidence-based care

Evaluate the efficacy of Chinese herbal formulations through the review of current research and utilize evidence to improve patient care.

A distinguished legacy

NESA at MCPHS is the only accredited acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine institution in Massachusetts.

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