The Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine is institutionally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for freestanding institutions and colleges of acupuncture or Oriental medicine that offer such programs. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax 952/657-7068.
The Diploma of Acupuncture program of the Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine is accredited under Master's Degree standards, by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2423; fax 952/657-7068.
Licensure in North Carolina
The North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board (NCALB) is responsible for licensing acupuncturists in the state of North Carolina. Following is the requirements of the NCALB for acquiring a license in the state:
1. Submit a completed application as required by the Board.
2. Submit any fee required by the Board.
3. Successfully complete a licensing examination administered or approved by the Board. (JTS note: The examination currently approved by the NCALB is the NCCAOM exam.)
4. Successfully complete a three year postgraduate acupuncture college or training program approved by the Board. (JTS note: Schools approved by the NCALB are those that have obtained candidate status or have been accredited by the ACAOM.)
5. Successfully complete the Clean Needle Technique Course offered by the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
For further information about licensure in North Carolina, contact:
NC Acupuncture Licensing Board
PO Box 10686, Raleigh, NC 27605
Licensure in other States
While nearly all states currently have laws governing the practice of acupuncture, the requirements for licensing vary from state to state. Students are urged to contact the state in which they wish to practice in order to be fully informed in the licensing requirements and regulations of that state.