Maryland University of Integrative Health
7750 Montpelier Road Laurel, MD 20723
Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), formerly the Tai Sophia Institute, is a private graduate school of integrative health in Laurel, Maryland. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has an academic and clinical focus on whole person, relationship-centered healthcare.
The university was founded by Dianne Connelly and Robert Duggan in 1974 as the College of Chinese Acupuncture, U.S. It was renamed to the Traditional Acupuncture Institute in 1978 to train acupuncturists. In 2000, it was renamed the Tai Sophia Institute and expanded its offerings to include other forms of traditional medicine. In 2003, the institute moved to the Montpelier Research Park in Fulton on the site of the Montpelier Mansion (circa 1740) which was razed by Maple Lawn developers in 1996. In 2013, the Institute received approval from the state to offer graduate degrees and changed its name to the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) on March 1, 2013.
The university offers doctoral degrees, master's degrees, graduate certificates, post-master's certificates, post-bachelor's certificates, and continuing education in areas such as acupuncture, oriental medicine, holistic health, yoga therapy, and herbal studies.
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