Accreditations & Affiliations

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Accreditations and Affiliations

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.

Accreditation

Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program Accreditation
  • The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program at Southern California University of Health Sciences – Los Angeles College of Chiropractic 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 Chinese Medicine Program Accreditation
  • SCU’s Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is the first Doctor of Acupuncture approved by the California Acupuncture Board (CAB). Graduates are prepared to become licensed acupuncturists in the United States.
  • The Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) granted accreditation to Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS) professional doctor program in English under applicable ACAOM standards effective 24 February 2018. Accreditation status and notes may be viewed at: http://acaom.org/directory-menu/directory/

    ACAOM is the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax 952/657-7068; www.acaom.org

  • SCU is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), which is located at 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, telephone: 510-748-9001.
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.
Ayurveda Certificate Program Accreditation
  • SCU has over 20 years of regional accreditation through WASCUC.
  • Ayurvedic programs are approved by the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA) and National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA).

Affiliations

  • 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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