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About the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine

History
The Chi Institute was founded in 1998 by Dr. Huisheng Xie. Since its founding Chi Institute has trained over 7,000 veterinarians from 72 countries and regions.

Mission Statement

Chi Institute is dedicated to providing quality education to veterinarians and active veterinary students in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) through distance learning and on-site lab practice to meet the needs of the global veterinary community.

Vision
We will provide a transformative educational experience for our students, create and communicate knowledge that changes veterinary practice, and pursue excellence in all our endeavors. 

Institutional Goals and Outcome
Chi Institute seeks to achieve its mission through the following outcome: To equip veterinarians and veterinary students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance TCVM and other Integrative Veterinary Medicine modalities throughout the world.

Contact Information for 
Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine
9650 W. Hwy 318, Reddick, FL, 32686, USA
Tel: 1-800-860-1543  Email: Master@tcvm.com

Who Should Join this Program?

The program is designed exclusively for veterinarians and veterinary students who:
  • would like to pursue an integrative diagnostic and treatment approach to enhance the medical care of animals at the master’s level.
  • want to distinguish themselves from over 8,000 TCVM practitioners with the highest academic credentials in TCVM in the USA
  • are interested in contributing scientific evidence of TCVM modalities through research so that more animals in the world will benefit from TCVM treatments.
Experiential Credits Policy

Already earned a CVA, CVCH, CVFT or CVTP? You may be eligible to earn up to 9 credits (25% of total credits) to the MS-TCVM at time of admission and be exempt to take related MS courses.


MSTCVM Program Facts

Total academic credits: 36
Length: 1.5 to 7.5 years (recommended completion within 5 years)
National Accreditation by: Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

The DEAC is:
listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Prior CE Tuition Discount

Have you taken some CE courses at Chi? You may be eligible for the MSTCVM tuition discount equivalent to the amount you have paid for the CE courses that correspond in content to master’s program courses, for up to 9 MS credits (25% of total credits). The related MS courses need to be taken at MS level.
Student Benefits

  • Learn from world renowned faculty team led by Dr. Huisheng Xie 
  • Earn RACE CE hours for most MSTCVM courses; use your annual CE budget for MSTCVM tuition and earn popular certifications while in the program like:
    - Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA)
    - Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist (CVCH)
    - Certified Veterinary Food Therapist (CVFT) 
    - Certified Veterinary Tui-na Practitioner (CVTP) 
  • Majority of classes are offered online to save travelling time. A minimum of 1 to 4 required on-site studies (3 to 3.5 days) for hands-on wet labs are required.
  • Free lifetime TCVM case consultation and support from the Chi Institute
  • Qualify for GI Bill (pending approval)Student discount for educational materials, acupuncture and TCVM supplies
  • Clinical research sponsorship available 

             
Chi Institute is now accredited by DEAC and an institutional participant in the SARA initiative. The Chi Institute is proud to now enroll MSTCVM students in all US states and internationally.

The Chi Institute’s Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Program (MS-TCVM) is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

The Chi Institute’s Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Program (MS-TCVM) is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education. Additional information regarding Chi Institute may be obtained by contacting the Commission for Independent Education, Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number (888)224-6684.