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Emperor’s College Students Continue to Excel on NCCAOM® and California Acupuncture Licensing Exams in 2010


First time test takers from Emperor’s College score well above national average

Santa Monica, CA, April 20, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, one of the oldest and most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation, is pleased to announce outstanding alumni outcomes on the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) exam and the California Acupuncture Licensing Exam (CALE) in 2010.

“We’re happy to see our graduates perform strongly in the NCCAOM and CALE exams year after year,” said Yun Kim, CEO at Emperor’s College. “The excellent exam scores are a testament to the quality of our master’s program which equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful practitioners.”

On the NCCAOM exam, first time test takers from Emperor’s College scored well above the national average in all four exam areas, including acupuncture, biomedicine, Chinese herbology and Oriental medicine.

The NCCAOM, which was established in 1982, is the national organization that awards professional certification to qualified practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Currently, NCCAOM certification is required in 98% of the states that regulate acupuncture.

NCCAOM 2010 Exam Performance Report for Emperor’s College

Acupuncture with Point Location Exam
Emperor’s College pass rate first time test takers 90.0%
National average pass rate first time test takers 85.7%

Biomedicine Exam
Emperor’s College pass rate first time test takers 83.3%
National average pass rate first time test takers 75.2%

Chinese Herbology Exam
Emperor’s College pass rate first time test takers 83.3%
National average pass rate first time test takers 80.6%

Foundations of Oriental Medicine Exam
Emperor’s College pass rate first time test takers 100 %
National average pass rate first time test takers 94.8%

Top Results on California Acupuncture Licensing Exams

In California, the Acupuncture Board, an autonomous body under the umbrella of the Department of Consumer Affairs, licenses and regulates acupuncturists in the state.

In 2010, Emperor’s College graduates achieved extremely high pass rates in the California Acupuncture Board exams. First time exam takers scored a 74 percent passing rate in February of 2010 and a 78 percent passing rate in the August 2010 exams, scoring 10 percent above average each time.

About Emperor’s College
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine is one of the oldest and most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation specializing in a broad-based approach to the art and science of Oriental medicine. Founded in 1983, Emperor’s College has been leading the way for the integration of Oriental medicine in the modern health care system. Offering a master’s and doctoral degree program, Emperor’s College alumni are the pioneering leaders in academia, clinical practice, advocacy and research.

For more information, visit www.emperors.edu

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Nina Grenningloh
310 453 8300
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