From a small healing arts clinic founded in 1975, Tai Sophia Institute has grown to become a preeminent academic institution for wellness-based education, clinical care, research, and public policy discourse.  The Institute’s training programs in Acupuncture, Applied Healing Arts, and Herbal Medicine draw people from around the world who are seeking a unique education based on the timeless wisdom of nature, ancient healing traditions, and modern science. Students in the graduate degree programs are engaged in a cohort learning community with distinguished faculty and renowned guest lecturers.

Tai SophiaFrom a small healing arts clinic founded in 1975, Tai Sophia Institute has grown to become a preeminent academic institution for wellness-based education, clinical care, research, and public policy discourse.  The Institute’s training programs in Acupuncture, Applied Healing Arts, and Herbal Medicine draw people from around the world who are seeking a unique education based on the timeless wisdom of nature, ancient healing traditions, and modern science. Students in the graduate degree programs are engaged in a cohort learning community with distinguished faculty and renowned guest lecturers.

Master of Acupuncture
As the first accredited acupuncture program in the United States, their comprehensive curriculum combines rigorous classroom teaching with rich clinical experiences. Institute graduates are excellent practitioners with the business knowledge to create successful practices, and the theoretical and philosophical foundation to treat each patient with skill, compassion, and care

Master of Arts in Applied Healing Arts
This groundbreaking degree program is designed for both established and developing healthcare professionals, business executives, educators, and community leaders. Graduates gain the knowledge and skills necessary to create positive change in their personal lives, in the workplace, and in the larger world. As a result, they are equipped with solutions-based models to stimulate healing and creative influences.

Master of Science in Herbal Medicine
The Master of Science in Herbal Medicine program at Tai Sophia Institute combines current scientific research with centuries of tradition to provide students with a solid knowledge of the philosophy, theory, and practice of herbal medicine for the support and maintenance of health and well-being. The program is designed to serve a critical need for education, research, and information in the field of herbal medicine by training graduates to become practitioners of excellence as well as leaders in research and in the production and standards of commercial botanical remedies.

Continuing and Community Education
The Tai Sophia Institute offers continuing education and community programs. For more information about offerings at the Institute, please call 410-888-9048 ext. 6611, or email communityprograms@tai.edu.

Student Community
There are currently 374 students enrolled in Master degree and post-baccalaureate certificate programs in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Applied Healing Arts, and Chinese Herbs at the Tai Sophia Institute.
 

Address & Contact
Tai Sophia Institute
7750 Montpelier Rd.
Laurel, MD 20723
Tel: 800-735-2968
Fax: 410-888-9004
Graduate admissions: admissions@tai.edu 
Community & continuing education: communityprograms@tai.edu
Web: www.tai.edu