"May the student surpass the teacher" is the slogan of China International Medical University (CIMU). CIMU was founded in January 1994 by Professor Jianfu Jiang as President. Professor Jianfu Jiang is one of the most prestigious specialists of Integrated traditional Chinese and Western Medicine in China. CIMU preserves close academic ties with China, the birthplace of Traditional Chinese Medicine. CIMU's mission is to provide traditional Chinese medical wisdom along with the Western Sciences required by the State of California, to foster an education that can serve as the basis for a universal medicine of the 21st century. Graduates of CIMU can obtain a Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine.