Licensing Standards & Safety

The training program for acupuncturists in California is extensive. The 3000-hour program integrates both Eastern and Western sciences and philosophies to ensure that the graduate fully understands how to utilize the best of both worlds. The program’s extensive training includes acupuncture, Chinese herbology, Oriental medicine, Western hard sciences (Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physiology), as well as an extensive clinical internship. For more information acupuncture in California, visit

All of this ensures the patient’s safety and provides for a high level of medical care. To check if your acupuncturist is currently licensed by the State of California click here.