Accreditations

Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award master’s and bachelor’s degrees, and certificates. 

Texas Health and Science University’s Master of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specialization program [currently named Master of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine] is 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

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has issued a Certificate of Authorization to grant Bachelor and Master Degrees to Texas Health and Science University.  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 Accrediting 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.