Welcome to the State of California Acupuncture Board

Approved Training Programs

There are currently 35 schools/training programs approved by the Board (19 in California and 16 in other states). For more information on how to become an approved school, please refer to the section titled Education – School Approval Process.

For additional information concerning enrollment at one of the Acupuncture Board approved schools, please contact each school directly.

Acupuncture Board - Approved Schools

Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences
www.acchs.edu
1601 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 763-7787, Fax (510) 834-8646
Approved 12/7/85 MSTCM
Curriculum Hours: 3,025

Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin
www.aoma.edu
4701 West Gate Blvd
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 454-1188, Fax (512) 454-7001
Approved 12/8/97 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,398

Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley
aimc.edu
2550 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 666-8248, Fax (510) 666-0111
Approved 01/16/88 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,368

Alhambra Medical University
www.amuedu.com
55 South Raymond Avenue, Suite 105
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 289-7719, Fax (626) 289-8641
Approved 02/23/07 MSAM
Curriculum Hours: 3,010

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
www.acaom.edu
9100 Park West Drive
Houston, TX 77063
(800) 729-4456, Fax (713) 781-5781
Approved 02/27/01 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,135

American College of TCM
www.actcm.edu
455 Arkansas Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 282-7600 ext.14, Fax (415) 282-0856
Approved 11/6/82 MSTCM
Curriculum Hours: 3,131

Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
www.atom.edu
100 E. Broward Boulevard, #100
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 763-9840 Fax (954) 763-9844
Approved 11/2/07 MSTCM
Curriculum Hours: 3,048

Bastyr University
www.bastyr.edu
14500 Juanita Drive N.E.
Kenmore, WA 98028-4966
(425) 823-1300, Fax (425) 823-6222
Approved 07/24/96 MSAOM, MSA-CHM
Curriculum Hours: 3,479

California Trinity University
www.e-securesite.net/catrinityuniversity/index.aspx
2333 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
213-484-4440 and 213-484-4446
Approved 10/11/95 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,180

Dongguk University Los Angeles (DULA)
www.dula.edu
440 South Shatto Place
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 487-0110, Fax (213) 487-0527
Approved 10/22/83 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,080

East West College of Natural Medicine
www.ewcollege.edu/ewc/
3808 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, Florida 34234
(800) 883-5528, Fax (941) 355-9080
Approved 08/25/06 MOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,230

Emperor's College of Traditional OM
www.emperors.edu
1807-B Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403-5652
(310) 453-8300, Fax (310) 829-3838
Approved 10/20/84 MTOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,178

Five Branches University
www.fivebranches.edu
200 Seventh Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(877) 838-6789, Fax (831) 476-8928
Approved 07/12/86 MTCM
Curriculum Hours: 3,208

Five Branches University
www.fivebranches.edu
3031 Tisch Way
San Jose, CA 95062
(408) 260-0208, Fax (408) 261-3166
Approved 08/10/07 MTCM
Curriculum Hours: 3,208

Golden State University
9047 E. Florence Ave #L
Downey, CA 90240
(562) 622-3368, Clinic (562) 965-5112
Approved 11/17/11 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,210

Kingston University
www.kingston-edu.org
12100 Imperial Hwy., Suite 101
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 868-6488, Fax (562) 868-6378
Approved 02/19/2009 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,120

National College of Natural Medicine
www.ncnm.edu
049 SW Porter Street
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 499-4343
Approved 11/28/01 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,666

New England School of Acupuncture
www.nesa.edu
150 California Street
Newton, MA 02458
(617) 558-1788, Fax (617) 558-1789
Approval 07/14/03 MAOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,022.5

New York College of Health Professions
www.nycollege.edu
6801 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset, NY 11791
(800) 922-7337, Fax (516) 364-0989
Approved 11/17/99 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 5,880

Nine Star University of Health Sciences
www.nsuhs.org
441 De Guigne Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3875
Tel: 408-532-5567 or 650-940-1688, Fax (408) 733-3610
Approved 2/24/11 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,150

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
ocom.edu
75 NW Couch St
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 253-3443, Fax (503) 253-2701
Approved 05/25/94 MAOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,344

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
www.pacificcollege.edu/index.php
7445 Mission Valley Road, #105
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 574-6909/800-729-0941, Fax (619) 574-6641
Approved 05/01/87 MSTOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,428

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
www.pacificcollege.edu/index.php
915 Broadway, Third Floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 982-3456, Fax (212) 982-6514
Approved 08/02/95 MSTOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,428

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
www.pacificcollege.edu/index.php
65 E. Wacker Place, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(773) 477-4822, Fax (773) 477-4109
Approved 11/18/02 MTOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,428

Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture
http://www.pihma.edu
301 E. Bethany Home Rd. Ste A100
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
(602) 274-1885, Fax (602) 274-1895
Approved 2/14/14 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,533

St. Luke University
www.sluedu.us
1460 E. Holt Ave., Suite 72
Pomona, CA 91767
(909) 623-0302, Fax (909) 623-0480
Approved 06/20/08 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,550

Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine
www.siom.edu
444 NE Ravenna Blvd., Suite 101
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 517-4541, Fax (206) 299-3538
Approved 03/13/03 M.Ac.O.M.
Curriculum Hours: 3,328

South Baylo University
www.southbaylo.edu/web2/ca/home/index.htm
1126 North Brookhurst Street
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 533-1495, Fax (714) 533-1848
Approved 10/02/82 MAOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,260

Southern California University of Health Sciences
www.scuhs.edu
16200 E. Amber Valley Drive
Whittier, CA 90609-1166
(800) 221-5222 Fax (562) 902-3332
Approved 11/28/01 MAOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,285

Southern California University School of OM & Acupuncture
www.scusoma.edu
1541 Wilshire Blvd. 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 413-9500, Fax (213) 413-5400
Approved 11/18/02 MAOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,380

Southwest Acupuncture College
www.acupuncturecollege.edu
1622 Galisteo Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 438-8884, Fax (505) 438-8883
Approved 08/02/95 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,045

Southwest Acupuncture College
www.acupuncturecollege.edu
7801 Academy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 888-8898, Fax (505) 888-1380
Approved 08/02/95 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,045

Southwest Acupuncture College
www.acupuncturecollege.edu
6620 Gunpark Drive
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 581-9955, Fax (303) 581-9944
Approved 08/21/01 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,045

Stanton University
www.stantonuniversity.com
12666 Brookhurst Street
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 539-6561, Fax 714-539-6542
Approved 08/25/06 MSOM
Curriculum Hours: 3,050

University of East-West Medicine
www.uewm.edu
595 Lawrence Expressway
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
(408) 733-1878, Fax (408) 636-7705
Approved 11/28/01 MTCM
Curriculum Hours: 3,098

University of South Los Angeles
www.uosla.org
555 W. Redondo Beach Blvd.
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 756-0001, Fax (310) 756-0004
Approved 05/23/06 M.O.M.
Curriculum Hours 3,300

Yo San University of TCM
www.yosan.edu
13315 Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 577-3000, Fax (310 577-3033
Approved 08/23/90 MTCM
Curriculum Hours: 3,360