The Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) is pleased to announce the approval of Standards for a First Professional Doctorate (FPD) degree in Acupuncture and/or Oriental Medicine. ACAOM will begin accepting applications by June 1, 2013. By May 1, 2013, it is anticipated that ACAOM will have the application process defined. For those institutions with ACAOM accredited programs, the process will be through Substantive Change. For schools without currently accredited programs, the regular Eligibility process will be followed.
ACAOM wishes to thank all those who participated in the development, review, and comment leading to the final Standards.
Download the FPD Standards.