Accreditation

Accreditation

The Virginia University of Integrative Medicine is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and to confer degrees for the following programs:

  • Master of Science in Acupuncture (English, Korean, Chinese)
  • Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (English, Korean, Chinese)
  • Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Doctor of Acupuncture
  • Doctor of Oriental Medicine
The Virginia University of Integrative Medicine is approved for Initial Licensure by the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education for the State of New Jersey.  The following programs have been approved to be offered:
  • Master of Science of Acupuncture
  • Master of Science of Oriental Medicine

The Virginia University of Integrative 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 Integrative 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 Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has certified the Virginia University of Integrative Medicine to offer international students the opportunity to study in the United States. Through certification, VUIM has proven that it possesses the necessary facilities and instructors to engage in course instruction for international students.

Program Specific Accreditation Information

The Virginia University of Integrative Medicine, its master’s-level program in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) [in English, Chinese, and Korean], its master’s-level program in Acupuncture (MSA) [in English, Chinese, and Korean], its Professional Doctor-level program, Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM) [in English, Chinese, and Korean], its Professional Doctor-level program, Doctor of Acupuncture (DAc.), its advanced practice Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) program and its certificate in Chinese herbal medicine (CEAN) are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). 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; www.acaom.org