NCCAOM Certification and Licensing

NCCAOM exams and certification

Most states require the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) examination and/or certification for licensing.

NCCAOM exam and certification process at Northwestern

Licensing

Licensure requirements vary by state - and not all states license the practice of acupuncture or Oriental medicine. Program completion does not guarantee licensure.

In Minnesota, consult the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

For other states, consult the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

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