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Accreditation & Approvals

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Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)

Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley is institutionally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for freestanding institutions and colleges of acupuncture or Oriental medicine that offer such programs.

The Master of Science in Oriental Medicine Degree program of the Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners.

The Doctor of Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine program has received approval from ACAOM to begin enrolling students but is not yet accredited. AIMC is currently in the process of seeking preaccreditation/accreditation.

ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive; Eden Prairie, MN 55347. Phone 952-212-2434; Fax 301-313-0912.

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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
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (888) 370-7589
Fax: (916) 263-1897
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