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Health Care Careers

This guide explores various common healthcare career options for students.

California Acupuncture Board - Information for Students 

Information on license requirements, education, approved training programs, transcripts and diplomas, examination, as well as denied training programs.  

Directory of ACAOM Accredited and Pre-accredited Programs/institutions

The Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) is a specialized accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE).  You can limit the search by programs and states.


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Your Career in Chiropractic - American Chiropractic Association

Explains the philosophy behind chiropractic practice, personal qualifications, certification and licensure, employment outlook, education, profiles of students and practitioners, and a list of accredited chiropractic schools.

A Guide to the Chiropractic Profession - Board of Chiropractic Examiners, State of California

The Board of Chiropractic Examiners regulates the chiropractic profession in California.  The guide provides information about the profession, its future, how to get licensed and stay licensed, etc.


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Starting Your Massage Career - American Massage Therapy Association

Discover what you need to know about starting a career in massage therapy. Find information about training, certification, and practice.

Important Information for Students - California Massage Therapy Council

California Massage Therapy Council certifies massage professionals in California and approves massage programs that meet the minimum standards for training and curriculum.  Check out this brochure which details the necessary steps students must take, and the pitfalls they must avoid, to help them stay out of trouble and make their professional goals come true.


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American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) - Naturopathic Medicine FAQs

A licensed naturopathic physician attends a four-year graduate level naturopathic medical school.  Find out how naturopathic doctors are educated, trained and licensed, the differences between MDs and DOs and naturopathic doctors are trained, prerequisites and accredited schools.  


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