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The Chicago College of Oriental Medicine and the following programs are pre-accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM):

1) Master of Acupuncture
2) Master of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specialization (currently named Master of Oriental Medicine)

Accreditation status and notes may be viewed on the ACAOM Directory.  ACAOM is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the specialized accreditation agency for institutions/programs preparing acupuncture and oriental medicine practitioners.

ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347;
phone 952/212-2434; fax 952/657-7068;


The Chicago College of Oriental Medicine (CCOM) has been granted authorization by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) to grant the “Master of Science in Acupuncture” and the “Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine”.

Questions about the college’s approval and/or licensure status may be directed to the following agencies:

Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza #333
Springfield, IL 62701

312-368-0900 Directions Contact/Schedule