NCCAOM® Credential Assessment

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®) Credential Assessment

acupuncture-smallNCCAOM® Certification requires that applicants educated outside the United States complete a credential assessment. This credential assessment evaluates post-secondary (tertiary) academic records and transcripts to ensure international applicants meet the NCCAOM eligibility requirements for certification.

Here’s an overview of the assessment process:

When you click the Apply Now button below, you will be taken to the online application. Complete all the required fields. After you have finished the application, you will be asked to pay for the service ($500). Once your payment has been submitted, your application process will begin. Please click here for a detailed breakdown of the evaluation timeline.

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