Another symbol of excellence at SCU is reflected by its accreditation. Southern California University of Health Sciences is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission(WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501. Phone: (510) 748-9001. This accreditation is unequaled by any other alternative health care institution offering chiropractic and acupuncture/Oriental medicine programs on the West Coast.
Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program Accreditation
The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program at Southern California University of Health Sciences is awarded programmatic accreditation by The Council on Chiropractic Education, 8049 North 85th Way, Scottsdale, AZ, 85258-4321, Phone: (480)443-8877, Website: www.cce-usa.org.
The Doctor of Chiropractic Program of the Southern California University of Health Sciences is also approved by the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Program Accreditation
The Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program of the College of Eastern Medicine at Southern California University of Health Sciences 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.
The Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) of the Southern California University of Health Sciences is also approved by the California Acupuncture Board.
ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax 952/657-7068.
Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Program Accreditation
SCU’s DAOM degree program is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC); however, is not accredited or pre-accredited (candidacy) by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).
At the present time, graduates of this program are not considered to have graduated from an ACAOM accredited or candidate program and may not rely on ACAOM accreditation or candidacy for professional licensure or other purposes.
SCU is in the process of preparing our substantive change application for the DAOM degree for consideration by ACAOM.
Master of Science: Physician Assistant Accreditation
The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation – Provisional status to the Master in Science: Physician Assistant program sponsored by Southern California University of Health Sciences. Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students. Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)
American Academy of Chiropractic
American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
American Public Health Association
Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC)
Association of Governing Boards of University/Colleges
Association for the History of Chiropractic
Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)
California Acupuncture Board
California Chamber of Commerce
California Chiropractic Association
Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM)
Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE)
Foundation Chiropractic Education and Research
National Association of Colleges and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
National Association of Medical Minority Educators (NAMME)
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
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