Mission Statement

New England School of Acupuncture

Statement of Purpose

Train and inspire future generations of Acupuncturists to create a healthier world as independent health care providers in various clinical settings.

Mission Statement

The NESA mission is to be the premier source for medical education rooted in the traditions of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for the next generation of healthcare providers.

Vision Statement

While fulfilling our educational mission within our community of scholarship, research and public service, we advocate for patients and for our profession and commit to a lifelong process of learning to provide excellence in clinical care that promotes wellness and relieves pain and suffering.

Core Values

Tradition: We honor Traditional Chinese Medicine teachings, materials and methods and apply innovative thinking to drive new discoveries and incorporate lifelong learning with historical wisdom.


We are committed to the highest educational standards for training exceptional acupuncturists who will provide leadership and service locally and globally.


We are bound by the ethical foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine to practice acupuncture and treat all who are in need of healthcare with respect, the highest quality of service and professionalism.


We acknowledge and respect the variety of human experience and foster unity and common purpose both within our college and in the community at large.


We are receptive to the suffering of others and provide relief with benevolence, kindness and tolerance for all who seek care.