Stanton University operates in compliance with the California Education Code and the California Code of Regulations ― under the authority of the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. The University has been granted institutional approval from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) pursuant to California Education Code Section 94900.


Stanton University’s Master of Science degree program in Oriental Medicine is approved by the State of California’s Acupuncture Board and is authorized by the Board to offer Continuing Education courses. Graduates of the program are qualified to sit for the California State Acupuncture Licensing Examination given by the Board. Upon passing the examination, graduates are granted the title “Licensed Acupuncturist” (L.Ac.).

Stanton University’s School of Oriental Medicine’s Master of Science degree program in Oriental Medicine is a candidate for accreditation (in the Korean Language) 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. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax 301/313-0912; Email: