CCTCMA accepts applications from students who meet all of the following criteria:
- A sincere interest in TCM or acupuncture,
- At least eighteen (18) years old,
- Have completed a high school education in Alberta or equivalent, with a 60% average or better in Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Math and Grade 12 Science,
- Out of high school for at least two years OR successful completion of one year of post-secondary education verified by transcript,
- For applicants whose first language is not English, proof of a successful result in either the TOFEL 560/220 OR IELTS 5.0 exams is required,
- A successful interview by the college.