Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine


The professional Master's in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Master's in Acupuncture degree programs of the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for the approval of programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners in North America. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347, Phone: (952) 212-2434, Fax: (301) 313-0912, email:



Washington Department of Health Approval

Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine is recognized by the Washington State Department of Health as an approved college of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in Washington. For further information on the Department of Health, contact the Acupuncture Division, Health Professions Section 3, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47867, Olympia, WA 98504-7867, Telephone: (360) 236-4700.



Approval for Veterans' Education & Training

Approval for Veterans' Education & Training:  The M.Ac.O.M. and M.Ac. programs at the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine are approved for the purposes of enrolling persons eligible to received education benefits under Chapters 30, 32, 33, and 35, Title 38, U.S. Code and Chapters 1606 and 1607, Title 10, U.S. Code.