ACAOM Winter 2016 Commission 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 24-27, 2016

Effective Date of Action: February 27, 2016

Next Meetings: Summer – August 10-13, 2016; Winter – February 23-25, 2017

RESCINDING OF PROBATION AND CHANGE IN NEXT REVIEW

Southern California University School of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture (SOMA)

3460 Wilshire Blvd, 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Institutional / Programmatic:  Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine in English and Korean

Next Review:  Summer 2016

The institution and the Masters degree – Oriental Medicine in English and Korean were placed on Probationary accreditation on of November 8, 2014.  That status was rescinded effective February 27, 2016.   The next comprehensive review will occur in August 2016.   

INITIAL ACCREDITATION AWARDED

Kings Park University

4613-D Pinecrest Office Park Drive, Alexandria, VA 22312

Institutional / Programmatic:    Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine in English

Next Review: Winter 2021

Middle Way Acupuncture Institute

321 W. Washington Street, Suite 334, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273

Institutional / Programmatic: Diploma Program – Acupuncture

Next Review: Winter 2021

University of Bridgeport

60 Lafayette Street, Bridgeport, CT 06601

Programmatic: Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine

Next Review: Winter 2019

RENEWAL OF ACCREDITATION AWARDED

National University of Health Sciences 

200 East Roosevelt Road, Lombard, IL 60148

Programmatic:   Master’s Degree – Acupuncture and Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine

Next Review:  Winter 2023

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine – New York

110 William St., New York, NY 10038

Programmatic:   Master’s Degree – Acupuncture and Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine

Next Review:  Winter 2023

 

SUBSTANTIVE CHANGES – REPORTABLE

CHANGE OF CONTROL

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine at California Institute of Integral Studies

455 Arkansas Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Programmatic: Master’s Degree program– Oriental Medicine

Next Review:  Winter 2021

Programmatic: Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program

Next Review:  Winter 2018

Institutional Accreditor: Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

New England School of Acupuncture – Affiliate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University

150 California Street, 3rd Floor, Newton, MA 02458

Institutional / Programmatic:   Master’s Degree – Acupuncture and Master’s Degree – Oriental Medicine

Next Review:  Winter 2021

Institutional Accreditor: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)