The following are supporters of the Acupuncture Society of Virginia. Our supporters include institutions, businesses, corporations, allied health care professionals, and individuals who do not practice acupuncture in the Commonwealth of Virginia but wish to advocate on our behalf.
Kings Park University is a non-profit organization committed to preparing students to become licensed practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. It is the University's goal to prepare students to treat a wide range of health issues in an integrative holistic manner, counsel and guide patients on matters of health and wellness, and work collaboratively with healthcare practitioners and the public within a variety of clinical and community settings. KPU fosters an environment that promotes compassion, integrity, diversity, harmony, community, and respect for all life.
Kings Park University is the first higher education institution of acupuncture and Oriental medicine established in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It was founded in 2000 by Rev. Moses Tae J. Park, and formally incorporated on July 28, 2000. On July 17, 2002, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) authorized KPU to offer a Master of Science program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and on October 1, 2003 SHCEV issued a "Certificate to Operate an Institution of Higher Education."
Kings Park University is institutionally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for freestanding institutions and colleges of acupuncture and Oriental Medicine that offer such programs.
South Baylo University is an institution dedicated to advancing Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (AOM) through promoting high quality learning, the discovery of new knowledge and excellence in the clinical application of AOM education for the benefit of diverse communities including students of the AOM profession, patients and the public. South Baylo University strives to admit students of exceptional character and academic accomplishment for education and training to become competent and caring primary health care practitioners of AOM, scientists and teachers.
South Baylo University is a post-secondary education institution established in 1977 in the City of Los Angeles. The University was organized as a nonprofit, public-benefit corporation under California law in 1980. In Spring 1982, the University moved to Garden Grove, California. In Fall of 1994, the University relocated to its current location at 1126 North Brookhurst Street in Anaheim, California and started an branch campus in Los Angeles, California. In Spring 2011, the Virginia branch campus was certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).
South Baylo University Virginia Campus has been Candidacy by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) since August of 2013. ACAOM is the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners.
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The mission of the Virginia University of Oriental Medicine is to produce educated health care practitioners highly skilled in acupuncture and oriental medicine, trained to provide the community with affordable healthcare services while fostering the growth and practice of acupuncture and oriental medicine. Diverse and inclusive, VUOM serves the state of Virginia and the United States of America by developing responsible complimentary healthcare professionals capable of communicating effectively, disseminating the knowledge gained through the institution's programs, and providing world-class patient care.
Virginia University of Oriental Medicine is certified to operate in the state of Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). It is institutionally accredited to offer programs through the Masters Degree level by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). It is also programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for freestanding institutions and colleges of acupuncture or Oriental medicine that offer such programs.