Learn the art and science of Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Taoist Healing Arts

Inspiring the Next Generation
in Integrative Medicine

Located in sunny Los Angeles, Yo San University is a place dedicated to your personal growth and to your education as an integrative Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner. Our students attain a level of excellence and professionalism unparalleled in the field. We’re inspiring a new generation of healthcare, and looking for passionate people like you to join our vibrant, collaborative community. Both individuals and our communities are seeking innovative approaches to health and wellness. Choose a career to help them. Join us. Become the Medicine!

  • Master’s of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Earn the degree you need to become a licensed acupuncturist. Our students leave here as strong individuals, ready to become competent, licensed primary healthcare professionals.

  • Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

    A Clinical Doctorate for those already with a Master’s looking to become leaders in enhanced patient care. As one of only eight programs nationwide, we offer two advanced specialty programs plus training in all aspects of TCM and within your core specialty, applicable biomedical science and advanced patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment.

A 38 Generation Legacy
Education for the Future

Award-winning filmmakers Peter and Lorraine Care graciously shared their time and expertise to create a documentary about the important work happening at YSU. This film offers a glimpse of how our students and patients benefit from our integrative clinical experiences.

Dr. Dao and Dr. Mao established Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine to “pass on the teachings of their father, Hua-Ching Ni, their grandfather, Yo San Ni, and the ancient teachers of Chinese Medicine to future generations...

The Ni family enjoys a rare and unbroken lineage of 38 generations of healers practicing Chinese Medicine.

Hear from our Founders, Graduates and Integrative Clinic Partners.

Teaching. Caring. Cultivating.

Alumni Video

Hear from Our Graduates

Bitta Yadidi shares her experience at YSU as a graduate of the Masters of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine program and now a student of the Doctoral Program in Integrative Medicine. Hear what inspired her to pursue a career in Acupuncture and TCM and how QI cultivation and the ancient traditions taught by YSU have opened up opportunities for a fulfilling future in integrative medicine.

Experience YSU

Integrative Clinical Partnerships

Denise Cicuto

Alumni Spotlight

Featured Student

Yo San University’s Veronica Manz recently had the chance to catch up with 2007 YSU alumna Denise Cicuto, L.Ac, to chat about her experience at YSU, life after school, and more...
When I first reached out to Denise, I immediately felt a warmth from her. Though we’ve only ever spoken over Twitter and Email, I always feel comfortable, and as though I’m talking to an old friend. Denise, who currently practices in San Francisco and the East Bay, agreed to let me pick her brain and interview her about her experience at Yo San.

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