School History

Our History

1994: Academy of Chinese Healing Arts (ACHA) founded in Florida as Post-Secondary School

1995: ACHA expanded to include another building capable of 3,00 sq. ft. usage

1996: ACHA expanded to include another building adding 2,500 sq. ft. usage to facility

1999: ACHA granted accreditation status by the American Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)

2000: ACHA granted financial aid privileges by the U.S. Department of Education

2001: ACHA Provisional Level I License for College status from the Florida State Commission for Independent Education

2002: ACHA Provisional Level II license for College status from the Florida State Commission for Independent Education

2002: ACHA changed its name to East West College of Natural Medicine (EWCNMM) to reflect its College status

2003: EWCNM granted "School of the Year Award" for its contribution to the field. Reaccredited by ACAOM

2006: EWCNM approved by California Board of Acupuncture and New Mexico Board of Acupuncture

2012: EWCNM acquired by the American Higher Education Development (AHED) Corporation.

2012: EWCNM received reaccreditation by ACAOM.

2013: EWCNM approved by CIE and Florida Board of Massage Therapy to offer Massage Therapy Diploma Program

2015: EWCNM received Institutional Accreditation by ACICS