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Middle Way Acupuncture Institute and its following programs are accredited by the Accreditation

Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM):

(1) Master of Acupuncture

(2) Certificate in Chinese herbal medicine

Temporary federal flexibilities with respect to institutional eligibility for distance education related to the COVID-19 national emergency expire on 7 October 2023. The program(s) listed above are not accredited by ACAHM to offer courses via distance education beyond 7 October 2023.

ACAHM does not accredit any programs at the undergraduate/bachelor level.

ACAHM’s accreditation does not include participation by the institution in Title IV, HEA federal student financial aid programs.

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

ACAHM is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the specialized accreditation agency for institutions/programs preparing acupuncture practitioners. ACAHM is located at 500 Lake Street, Suite 204, Excelsior, Minnesota 55331; phone 952/212-2434;

Public Disclosure Statement Effective as of 21 May 2024


Middle Way Acupuncture Institute is approved by the Washington State Department of Health, Health Professions, Acupuncture Program and is licensed under Chapter 28C.10. 
Inquiries or complaints regarding this school may be made to the Workforce Training Board, 128 – 10th Avenue SW, PO Box 43105, Olympia, Washington 98504-3105. Telephone #: 360.753.5673. Email:

Selected programs of study at Middle Way Acupuncture Institute are approved by the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board’s State Approving Agency (WTECB/SAA) for enrollment of those eligible to receive benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, USC.

Completion of the program has been determined to meet the Washington State educational requirements for licensure. It does not meet the requirements for professional licensure in California or Nevada.  Professional licensure requirements have not been determined for any other states.  Meeting licensure requirements for all other states may be determined with the Registrar on a case by case basis.

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