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Accreditation & Approvals

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Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)

Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College – Berkeley and its following programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM):
(1) Master of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specialization [currently named Master of Science in Oriental Medicine]
(2) Doctor of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specialization [currently named Doctor of Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine]
• including a Doctor of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specialization degree
completion track

Accreditation status and notes may be viewed on the ACAOM Directory.

ACAOM is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the specialized accreditation agency for institutions/programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners. ACAOM does not accredit any programs at the undergraduate/bachelor level. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax 952/657-7068; www.acaom.org

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California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education

AIMC Berkeley is approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education under Section 94897 (l) of the State of California Education Code.

For current BPPE Disclosure, please review the following documents by clicking on the links:

  1. Annual Report
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. Catalog & Student Handbook

Any questions a student may have regarding this school that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education at the contact information:

Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education
1747 N. Market Blvd., #225
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 574-8900
www.bppe.ca.gov

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

AIMC Berkeley is authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to issue Form 1-20, enabling eligible prospective international students to apply for an F1- Student Visa.

Licensure and Certification

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California Acupuncture Board “CAB” (Department of Consumer Affairs)

AIMC Berkeley is approved by the California Acupuncture Board and graduates of the MSOM program are eligible to sit for the California Acupuncture Licensing Examination. For licensing information, contact:

State of California Acupuncture Board
1747 N. Market Blvd, Suite 180
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: (916) 515-5200
www.acupuncture.ca.gov

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National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Graduates of AIMC Berkeley are eligible to take the examination and become certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). For more information, contact:

NCCAOM
76 South Laura Street
Suite 1290
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 598-1005
www.nccaom.org

Testimonials

"One of my favorite things about AIMC is the sense of community. We come together to support each other through challenges. Instead of a sense of competitiveness between students, there is a caring community that lifts everybody up. The faculty and staff are approachable and provide wonderful support during your graduate journey."

- Master’s Student
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