Pacific College Chicago Campus
The adjective seems to attach itself to everything from pizza to hot dogs to blues to architecture to political machines. No matter what the subject, Chicagoans seem to do things with their own distinctive flair, creating innovations that resound far beyond the city’s borders.
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Defining precisely what Chicago’s style is, however, is no simple matter. This large and diverse city is many things at once — a blue-collar town that’s full of high culture and gracious living; a town of historical importance that’s in no way stuck in the past; a classic Midwestern city of international importance and an international population. Ultimately, Chicago’s refusal to conform to any single style, even one that bears its name, is what truly defines this city.
Chicago is the birthplace of the skyscraper and is also known for the Prairie-style architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Forty landmark districts lie within the city limits. A jazz and blues capital, Chicago is also home to the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra. And if you haven’t seen them you might not believe it, but Chicago actually has great beaches. The sandy shores of Lake Michigan provide Chicagoans with a summer playground that stretches from the Evanston border to South Shore. There are also public boat-launching sites, yacht clubs, and marinas. Preserved long ago by city planners, the lakefront is an aesthetic backdrop few other cities can offer. Major parks, such as Jackson Park on the south side and Lincoln Park on the north, parallel the shoreline. Runners, cyclists and in-line skaters make use of the extensive trails throughout the year.
Chicago also offers a large holistic health community, perfect for prospective students of Pacific College’s Chinese medicine school. Many natural food stores and restaurants, holistic health newspapers, and alternative bookstores offer job opportunities to students. Entrepreneurial students also find it easy to supplement their incomes by doing massage or teaching classes in yoga, Tai Ji, nutrition or whatever their specialty may be.
PCHS Chicago Programs
Pacific College offers an array of programs that combine the teachings of Western medicine with those of Traditional Chinese Medicine. School requirements vary program to program, and the specifics can be found on each individual certificate or degree program’s page. Prospective students can choose one of the following programs and learn about holistic medical practice, receive clinical training, and even prepare for board exams:
- Acupuncture / Chinese Medicine Programs >>
- First Professional Doctorate >>
- Massage Therapy Programs >>
- Online Transitional Doctorate (Online Post Graduate Doctorate of Acupuncture or Chinese Medicine)* >>
(*) The Online Post-Graduate Doctorate programs can be taken from anywhere in the United States
If you’ll be relocating to the area, you’re probably curious about housing. Moving to a new city can be a challenging endeavor, and we at Pacific College understand this. While Pacific College does not provide student housing, we’d like to refer you to a list of housing resources that may help you find a home.