ACAOM Winter 2012 Actions

In accordance with 34 CFR §602.26(a), the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) is reporting the following actions:

Meeting Date: February 9-10, 2012

Preaccreditation (Candidacy) awarded

     Middle Way Acupuncture Institute      Next review: Winter 2015
          Institutional accreditation
          Programmatic: Diploma – Acupuncture in English

     University of East West Medicine (CA)      Next Review: Winter 2015
          Programmatic: Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in English and Chinese

Preaccreditation (Candidacy) correction

     Alhambra Medical University (CA)      Next review: Summer 2014
          Programmatic: Master’s degree program – Acupuncture in English and in Chinese – not offered by the University 
                                                                                                              removed from ACAOM scope of pre-accreditation
          Master’s degree program – Oriental Medicine in Chinese

Preaccreditation (Candidacy) no longer in effect

     Kansas College of Chinese Medicine (KS) as of February 29, 2012 (end of 5 year period)

Initial Accreditation awarded

     American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CA)      Next Review: Winter 2018
          Programmatic: Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in English

Renewal of Accreditation awarded

     American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MN)      Next Review: Winter 2018
          Institutional accreditation
          Programmatic: Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine in English

     Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AZ)      Next Review: Winter 2017
          Institutional accreditation
          Programmatic: Master’s Degree – Acupuncture in English
          Programmatic: Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine in English

     Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (HI)      Next Review: Winter 2017
          Institutional accreditation
          Programmatic: Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine in English

     New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (NY)      Next Review: Winter 2019
          Institutional accreditation
          Programmatic: Master’s Degree – Acupuncture in English

     Tai Sophia Institute (MD)      Next Review: Winter 2017
          Programmatic: Master’s Degree – Acupuncture in English

     University of Bridgeport (CT)      Next Review: Winter 2019
          Programmatic: Master’s Degree – Acupuncture in English