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New to Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine?

This ancient form of medicine is a highly effective, affordable, low-risk treatment option for a multitude of health issues and chronic conditions. It is one of the most requested complementary and alternative medicine choices in the U.S. today.

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Clean Needle Technique (CNT)

Both courses within the Clean Needle Technique Program are 100% online! The Council's full CNT course, the nationally recognized standard in acupuncture safety, is a requirement for NCCAOM certification and licensure in most states. The Council's CNT Review course can be completed for PDA/CEU credits for both the NCCAOM and California Acupuncture Board. Details about both courses and how to register can be found by clicking the "Learn More" button below. 

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Find an Accredited College

Over 50 accredited & pre-accredited acupuncture & herbal medicine colleges in 22 states offer Master's and Doctorate degree programs. Accreditation status (by the ACAOM) represents the highest level of educational program quality assurance in the U.S.

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Top News Headlines

Consideration of Name Change Underway

Following their earlier decision to rename degrees to eliminate the use of the term “Oriental” from accredited master’s and professional doctorate programs, the Commission is currently considering a name change for their organization.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Video Series

The Council's School Clinic committee has conducted a series of interviews with leading medical professionals and scientists to address questions about the vaccine. The 4th video on the VACCINE MYTHS is now available!

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