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Southern California University (SOMA)

School 3460 Wilshire Blvd. 5th Floor Los Angeles CA 90010 Work Phone: 213-413-9500 Work Fax: 213-413-5400 Website:


Southern California University School of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture was placed on Show Cause by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) effective August 13, 2016 and extended until ACAOM’s August 2018 meeting. Show Cause is defined as a non-compliance action that requires the institution / program to demonstrate to the Commission remediation of all non-compliance findings and why its accreditation status should not be removed.

Please consult the ACAOM Glossary or Commission Actions Policy for more information regarding definitions of terminology or specific types of actions.

Accredited ProgramsMaster’s Degree program – Oriental medicine [English, Korean]

Candidacy: 02/04/2007

Initial Accreditation: 02/12/2010

Institutional Accreditor: ACAOM

Next Scheduled Review: Summer 2018