2021-2022 University Catalog

Credential References

AAP Applied Ayurvedic Practitioner
AAS Associate of Applied Science
AEMP Acupuncture & Eastern Medicine Practitioner
AS Associate of Science
BA Bachelor of Arts
BBA Bachelor of Business Administration
BCSI Board Certified Structural Integrator
BCTMB Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
BMed Bachelor of Medicine (China)
BS Bachelor of Science
CAP Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner
CCSP Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
CES Corrective Exercise Specialist
CHTP Certified Healing Touch Practitioner
CKTP Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
CLT Certified Laboratory Technician
CMA Certified Medical Assistant
CNMT Certified Neuro Muscular Therapist
CSCS Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
CSSD Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
CTC Certified Therapeutic Coach
DABCI Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists
DABCO Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists
D.Ac. Doctor of Acupuncture
DACAN Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology
DACBN Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition
DACBR Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology
DACBSP Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
DACCP Diplomate of the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics
DACM Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
DC Doctor of Chiropractic
DIBCN Diplomate of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology
DiplAc Diplomate in Acupuncture
DiplCH Diplomate in Chinese Herbology
DiplOM Diplomate in Oriental Medicine
EdD Doctor of Education
EdS Specialist in Education and General Education Administration
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
FAACP Fellow of the American Academy of Chiropractic Physicians
FIACN Fellow of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurologists
GFS Golf Fitness Specialist
HB Kin
Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
HTSCP Healing Touch Spiritual Practitioner
ICSC International Certificate in Sports Chiropractic
ITAT Impact Trained Athletic Trainer
JD Juris Doctor
LAc Licensed Acupuncturist
LD Licensed Dietitian
LP Licensed Psychologist
MA Master of Arts
MAc Master of Acupuncture
MAcOM Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
MBA Master of Business Administration
Masters in Biology Sciences
Master of Chinese Medicine
MEd Master of Education
MFA Master of Fine Arts
MHS  Master of Health Sciences
Master of Library and Information Science
Medical Laboratory Scientist 
MMed Master of Medicine (China)
MOM Master of Oriental Medicine
MPH Master of Public Health
MS Master of Science
 MSAc Master of Science in Acupuncture
MSOM Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
MSTOM Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine
MTOM Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine
ND Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
PharmD Doctor of Pharmacy
PsyD Doctor of Psychology
RD Registered Dietitian
RN Registered Nurse
RT Registered Technologist (ARRT)
RT (M) Mammography (ARRT)
RT (R) Radiography (ARRT)
RT (T) Radiation Therapy (ARRT)

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