Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is one of the oldest and largest accredited institutions training professionals in the areas of Oriental medicine, acupuncture, massage and Chinese herbal medicine. Founded in 1986, with the mission of training primary healthcare providers in the field of Oriental medicine. Pacific College has campuses in New York, San Diego, and Chicago, and features an esteemed faculty of professors from around the globe that conduct ongoing research and educate approximately 1,000 students every year. Pacific College is accredited by ACAOM and its graduates are eligible for state licensure and national certification. PCOM is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). (ACCSC’s scope does not extend to PCOM’s doctoral programs).