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Massage Therapy

New York College of Health Professions Massage Therapy Program is offered as an advanced 72 credit Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degree program.

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Acupuncture

New York College of Health Professions Graduate School of Oriental Medicine offers a 145 credit, nine trimester program in  Acupuncture.

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Oriental Medicine

New York College of Health Professions Graduate School of Oriental Medicine offers a 185 credit, ten trimester program in Oriental Medicine.

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Licensing & Certification

All our programs are NYS-accredited, and lead to licensing and certification in your field.

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Mission Statement

New York College of Health Professions is committed to offering quality programs in health, science and the arts. The mission has three main components.

  • Education: To provide students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to become expert practitioners in their fields. To provide the knowledge and skills to enhance the health, wellness and quality of life in the larger community, and to develop educational materials to achieve that same purpose.
  • Service: To provide clinical and pharmacological services to the community as a complement to the programs of professional education. To provide services and products to the community that complement the programs offered by the College.
  • Research: To develop and implement with outside parties new product development in health care, wellness and quality of life products.

New York College of Health Professions is committed to the maintenance and enhancement of health – physical, psychological, spiritual and institutional. In the service of that commitment, the College seeks affiliations with other institutions and explores a wide variety of approaches to enhancing and maintaining wellness and quality of life.

The following are the principal educational objectives in support of the College’s mission:

  • To provide students with the knowledge, skills and professionalism to become highly qualified practitioners in select health care fields.
  • To enable students to be fully capable of obtaining employment in their health care field.
  • To prepare students to be capable of passing the licensure and/or certification exams required to become a licensed or certified practitioner in New York State.
  • To develop in students a sense of ethical responsibility in the therapist-client dynamic and with fellow practitioners.
  • To provide students with an appreciation for continued learning throughout their professional careers.
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Accreditation and Approvals

New York College of Health Professions is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.
 
All programs are registered with the New York State Education Department.
 
New York College of Health Professions is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and Commissioner of Education.

The Master of Science in Acupuncture and Master of Science in Oriental Medicine programs of New York College of Health Professions are accredited under Master’s Degree standards, by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine practitioners.

The college is an approved provider of continuing education by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), and is an approved provider for professional development points by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

The following programs offered by New York College of Health Professions are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM):

(1) Master of Acupuncture

(2) Master of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specialization [currently named Master of Science in Oriental Medicine]

At its August 2021 meeting, ACAOM placed New York College of Health Professions’ master’s programs on Probation for failing to demonstrate compliance with criteria across each of ACAOM’s accreditation standards. Probation is a sanction used by ACAOM to alert the institution that if it does not substantially correct deficiencies by the end of the probationary period, accreditation status could be in jeopardy consistent with ACAOM’s Commission Actions Policy.

Accreditation status and notes may be viewed on the ACAOM Directory.

ACAOM is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the specialized accreditation agency for institutions/programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners. ACAOM does not accredit any programs at the undergraduate/bachelor level. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax 952/657-7068; www.acaom.org