The Master of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine program at Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is 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.

The  Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Program (DAOM) at Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 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


Yo San University (YSU) grants the degree of Master of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (MATCM).YSU has been approved by the California Acupuncture Board to allow graduates to sit for the California Acupuncture Licensing Examination (CALE). Graduates also qualify for the examination offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Acupuncturists are licensed by the Acupuncture Board, State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, 444 N. 3rd St., Suite 260, Sacramento, CA 95814; Phone: (916) 445-­3021; Fax: (916) 445­-3015. Please contact this agency for further licensing information. The California Acupuncture Board also approves YSU as a provider of continuing education certification renewal for licensed acupuncturists.

BPPE Required Disclosures

The California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009, effective January 1, 2010, requires under section 94910 of the Act that a school provide information for each program offered in regards to, completion rates, placement rates, licensure exam passage rates, and salary/wage information. The following information is data compiled for the calendar years of January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2012.

Students and other interested persons may access the California Board of Private Postsecondary Education at the following link:

Non-­discrimination Statement

Yo San University is committed to a policy of non-­discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, or medical condition, in admissions, educational programs or activities, awarding of scholarships, financial assistance and employment (including employment of disabled veterans), all as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Non­-Profit Status

Yo San University is a 501(c)(3) non­profit institution registered with the California and Federal governments. Accuracy Statement, Changes In Policies, Fees, Etc. Yo San University (YSU) makes every reasonable effort to insure accuracy and completeness of everything stated in this catalog. Yo San University reserves the right to make changes to courses and programs, fees, schedule or any other provision in its catalog, publications or website, without notice, subject to accreditation requirements and state and federal laws and regulations. The Administration further reserves the right to add, amend or repeal any of its rules, regulations, policies and procedures consistent with applicable laws.

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