Accreditations

Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award master’s and bachelor’s degrees, and certificates. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree program of Texas Health and Science University is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which 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.

The Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program of the Texas Health and Science University has been admitted to Pre-Accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) and is in the process of seeking accreditation. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax 952/657-7068.

Texas Health and Science University has been issued a Certificate of Authorization to grant Bachelor, Master, and Doctor Degrees. Texas Health and Science University has demonstrated that it meets the standards set forth in the rules of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and qualifies for an exemption pursuant to Subchapter G, Chapter 61, Texas Education Code and as defined in Chapter 7.3 of Board rules from certain, but not all regulations. This exemption will continue as long as the institution maintains its accreditation status with the Accrediting Organization Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and standards acceptable to the Coordinating Board. Texas Health and Science University is authorized to conduct courses, grant degrees, grant credit toward degrees, and to use certain protected academic terms in the State of Texas until expiration of its current grant of accreditation.