Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM)
The Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine is New Jersey's first acupuncture school. Founded in 1997, the College is institutionally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for freestanding institutions and colleges of acupuncture or Herbal Medicine that offer such programs.
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine and its following programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM):
(1) Master of Acupuncture [currently named Master of Science in Acupuncture]
(2) Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine [currently named Certificate in Traditional Herbal Medicine]
Accreditation status and notes may be viewed on the ACAHM Directory.
ACAHM is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the specialized accreditation agency for institutions/programs preparing acupuncture practitioners. ACAHM does not accredit any programs at the undergraduate/bachelor level. ACAHM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2434; www.acahm.org.
At the Eastern School of Acupuncture we explore ancient wisdom and holistic health practices relative to its place in modern healthcare. Here you will experience a truly diverse and exceptional faculty committed to leading you on a path of transformation for your patients, and yourself. The Eastern School of Acupuncture in NJ offers a Master's in Acupuncture degree as well as a Certificate in Chinese Herbology. In addition, join us for our public classes and numerous continuing education courses.
National and State Approvals
State of New Jersey, Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE)
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine is approved and licensed by the State of New Jersey, Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE). OSHE is the licensing office of all colleges and universities of higher education in the State of New Jersey. OSHE is located at: P.O. Box 542, Trenton, NJ 08625-0542; phone (609) 292-4310.
Title IV Federal Student Financial Aid Program
U.S. Department of Education
Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (CCAHM)
New Jersey Presidents' Council
Licensure and Certification Upon Graduation
New Jersey Acupuncture Board:
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine is approved by the New Jersey Acupuncture Examining Board and graduates of the ESATM program are eligible to sit for the New Jersey Acupuncture Licensing Examination. For licensure information, contact:
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine programs also meets the licensure requirements of most states that license practitioners of acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. Licensure requirements vary from state to state, and prospective students are advised to contact the appropriate agency in the state in which they intend to practice for information on specific licensure requirements.
Graduates of the ESATM program are eligible to sit for the examination and become certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. For more information, contact:
2001 K Street, NW, 3rd Floor North
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone: (888) 381-1140 (toll-free number)
(202) 381-1140 (direct phone number)
Fax: (202) 381-1141