Acupuncture, M.S. Admissions Information

Acupuncture, M.S. Admissions Requirements And Checklist

Program Prerequisites (to be completed prior to matriculation)

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent (120 completed semester hours) from an accredited institution or recognized international institution
  • Required cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in the science prerequisites
  • Coursework
    • Biology with labs – 6 semester hours
    • Chemistry with labs – 6 semester hours
    • English – 6 semester hours
    • Psychology – 3 semester hours
    • Social Science  3 semester hours

Required Materials

  • Application
  • Application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from every school attended
  • Two recommendation letters
    • Letters must be signed and come from employers, professors or professional associates
  • Personal statement
    • In 250–500 words, detail why you are seeking this degree, how you expect to apply your degree to your professional career after graduation and why you seek to pursue your degree through the University of Bridgeport


Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

  • July 15 for the Fall semester


Experience the Acupuncture Institute @ Health Sciences Center
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students will have a program overview, tour the Acupuncture clinic, view a clinic demonstration, and speak with the Director of the Institute and Admissions. Topics covered will include the application process, scholarship opportunities, and how our program can work for you.


To register, click here.

Undergraduate Open House: Biology, Health Sciences, and Medical Laboratory Science @ Charles A. Dana Hall
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register here!

Visit the biology, health sciences, and medical laboratory science departments at the University of Bridgeport and learn about our pre-pharmacy curriculum, newest facilities and diverse programs of study, including acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, and more. Uncover the scientific explorations taking place at UB and see why you belong here.

Activities will include:

  • Admissions & financial aid presentation
  • Faculty meet-and-greet
  • Chat with current UB students
  • Program overviews