The Maryland University of Integrative Health formerly the Tai Sophia Institute is a private non-profit graduate school of Eastern medicine located in Laurel, Maryland.
The University was founded in 1974 as the Traditional Acupuncture Institute to train acupuncturists. In 2000, it was renamed the Tai Sophia Institute and expanded its offerings to include other forms of traditional medicine. It is an Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredited graduate school with an academic and clinical focus on integrative health, preventative health, and wellness. In 2012 it was announced that the Institute would be applying for University status. In February 2013 it was announced that the Institute had been awarded University ranking from the state and changed its name to the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) on March 1, 2013.
The University offers master's degrees, graduate certificates, post-master's certificates, and continuing education in areas such as acupuncture, oriental medicine, holistic health, and herbal studies.
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