The Department of Acumox and Tuina was founded in 1986. And in 2011, it was approved to change into the College of Acumox and Tuina. The College of Acumox and Tuina aims to foster the high quality TCM talents, who possess the ability of external communication in TCM, own spirit of innovations and outstanding ability of practice. It can recruit master graduate student at home and abroad. It is authorized to entitle the graduate students with master degree (science of acumox and tuina). The College of Acumox and Tuina has one key discipline of State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1 provincial key discipline, 1 feature professional-level building point of Educational Ministry, 1 povincial demonstrative specialty, and 2 provincial excellent curriculums. The Acumox comprehensive laboratory is “ the professional laboratory of Guizhou province”.
A team of high quality teachers: In the college now, there are totally 28 full-time teachers, of whom 6 are professors, 11 associate professors, 16 teachers of a master's degree or a doctorate and 1 high-level specialist, 1 provincial teaching master, 3 college-level teaching master. Experimental Acupuncture is the construction project of the Ministry of Education in teaching quality and teaching reform project. In recent three years, the College of Acumox and Tuina host and commit more than 40 major infrastructure projects in the level of the Ministry of Science and Technology, province and the bureau. It won beyond 6 million research funding and plenty of scientific and technology progress awards in the level of ministry, province and the bureau.
Emphasize on cultivating students’ ability of innovative practice: in order to carry out the educational philosophy of “education for using”, the College of Acumox and Tuina reinforced the cooperation with the Guizhou provincial 71th appraisal of vocational skills and started to promote students’ vocational training. Therefore, during the college students can obtain the qualification of the senior master of Tuina and Massage. Meanwhile, the college has been organizing students to take part in teachers’ scientific research, develop professional science and technology practice, and strengthen their high-tech innovation capacity and the ability of communication and coordination, and the spirit of teamwork. Students participated in the “Challenge Cup” national university student’s extracurricular activity competition and gained 1 “the top prize”, 1 “the second prize” and 1 “the third prize”.
Wide career opportunities: thanks to the unique advantage of acumox in medical treatment, health care and the regulation of sub-health, the medical establishments at home and abroad demands more and more professionals who command the knowledge and skills of health care. In recent years, the employment rate of students is higher than 95% averagely.