Organizational Members

ACIH's core membership is those organizations related to integrative healthcare disciplines that have an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education, have a recognized certification or testing organization, and are licensed for professional practice in at least one state. Full membership is limited to three categories of organizations: Councils of Colleges or Schools, Accrediting Agencies, and Certification and Testing Organizations. In addition, through a separate membership category, ACIH includes those Traditional World Medicines or Emerging Professions organization that show a commitment to exploring public-health related standard-setting and self-regulatory activities and believe their organizations will benefit from ACIH participation. To inquire about ACIH Organizational membership, please email

Councils of Colleges

Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM)

Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC)

Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (AFMTE)

Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC)

Association of Midwifery Educators (AME)

Accrediting Agencies

Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)

Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA)

Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE)

Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME)

Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC)

Certification and Testing Organizations

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE)

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE)

Traditional World Medicines and Emerging Professions

Accreditation Commission for Homeopathic Education in North America (ACHENA)

American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA)

Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists

Council for Homeopathic Certification (CHC) 

International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)

International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA)  

National Ayurvedic Medical Association