Gainful Employment Disclosures

The final program integrity regulations published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2014, and a correction published in the Federal Register on December 4, 2014 [79 FR 64890 and 79 FR 71957] require postsecondary institutions that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended, to disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution’s Gainful Employment (GE) Programs.

Effective January 1, 2017, institutions must use this GEDT developed by the Department of Education to disclose the required information about their GE Programs in order to be in compliance with the GE Program regulatory requirements.

 

Masters of Acupuncture Gainful Employment Disclosure

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Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Gainful Employment Disclosure

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 Program Length

  • Normal Time Required for Completion of M.Ac.O.M. Program or M.Ac. Program at the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: 4 Academic Years 

Cost of Books & Supplies

  • Typical Cost of Books and Supplies for M.Ac. Program: $3,000 
  • Typical Cost of Books and Supplies for M.Ac.O.M. Program: $4,500

Financial Aid is available

NCCAOM Board Exam Performance

(Data Compiled From January 1 – June 30, 2015 NCCAOM Performance Report)

Acupuncture and Point Location Biomedicine Chinese Herbology Foundations of OM
Avg. Score of ASAOM Student* 81.86% 74.22% 74% 85.14%
ASAOM Pass Rate 97.53% 97.53% 80% 97.53%
Avg. Nat’l Score** 79.1% 74.91% 79.78% 80.64%
Nat’l Pass Rate 86.5% 77.8% 81% 74.43%

*Of first-time ASAOM test takers

**Of first-time test takers from accredited ACAOM schools

Federal Register – Program Integrity: Gainful Employment-Debt Measures:

  • The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations to improve disclosure of relevant information and to establish minimal measures for determining whether certain postsecondary educational programs lead to gainful employment in recognized occupations, and the conditions under which these educational programs remain eligible for the student financial assistance programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).  https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2011/06/13/2011-13905/program-integrity-gainful-employment-debt-measures

 

Standard Occupational Classification Code (SOC):

IES > NCES National Center for Education Statistics

CIP Code: 53.3301 – Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.   A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of acupuncture, a Chinese system of health care and healing based on the use of pulse diagnosis, acupuncture point selection, and needle insertion, as well as herbs and other Asian treatment modalities. Includes instruction in basic Western medical sciences, Asian philosophy, Chinese medical anatomy and physiology, Chinese herbs, diagnostic techniques, patient observation and communication, acupuncture points and point selection, acupuncture techniques, acupuncturetreatment of disease, pain management, practice management, and professional standards and ethics.Examples: [Acupuncture], [Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine], [Oriental Medicine]