Nine Star University of Health sciences

SUNNYVALE, CA   |  www.nsuhs.org

Mission

The Mission of Nine Star University of Health Sciences (“NSU”) is to provide a comprehensive curriculum in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (“AOM”) while preserving the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine and maintaining the highest standards of education and ethical behavior. The educational objectives of Nine Star University of Health Sciences are: To become proficient in the theory and practice of acupuncture; To become proficient in the theory and preparation, prescription of Chinese herbal therapy; To understand biomedicine and Western medicine diagnosis, and to refer patients to Western medical practitioners as needed; To exercise appropriate clinical judgment with regard to patient assessment, diagnosis and decisions respecting therapeutic modalities, and prognosis; To practic

Ruling year info

2007

President

Dr. Philip Yang

Main address

441 DE GUIGNE DR STE 201

SUNNYVALE, CA 94085 USA

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EIN

26-0337511

NTEE code info

University or Technological (B43)

Health Support Services (E60)

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Master Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Nine Star University of Health Sciences (NSU) Master of Science in 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 Intern Clinic 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. More specifically, NSU’s academic program consists of the following:

68 credits (1020 hours) in Oriental medical theory, diagnosis and treatment techniques in acupuncture and related studies
30 credits (450 hours) in didactic Oriental herbal and formula studies
32 credits (960 hours) in integrated acupuncture and herbal clinical training,
38 credits (570 hours) in biomedical clinical sciences.
7 credits (105 hours) in counseling, communication, ethics and practice management.

Upon the successful completion of the MSTCM program, students will have satisfied the California Acupuncture Board minimum licensing requirements and are eligible to sit for the California Acupuncture Licensing examination given by the California Acupuncture Board. Students who have successfully completed the NSUHS Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine are also qualified to sit for the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) certification examinations

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Nine Star University of Health sciences

Board of directors
as of 4/5/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr. Ratinder Ahuja

Found and CEO of ShieldX Networks Inc.

Kenneth Lee

Attorney, legal adviser of LG

Luise Tung

Financial adviser of East and West Bank

Robert Hsiao

Infinera Signal Integrity Technical Leader

Cynthia Ma

Academic Dean of Nine Star University