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Welcome to the New England School of Acupuncture

Congratulations on your acceptance and decision to attend the New England School of Acupuncture at MCPHS. We’re excited that you’ll be joining us in the fall. Before the program begins there are some next steps you’ll need to take to get ready. On this page you will find important information and forms that you will need to begin your studies. We will continue to post program specific information here so please bookmark this page and visit it often.

Next steps for incoming Acupuncture students. 

White coats and name tags will be ordered for each student by the department. White coat sizes should be based on blazers or jackets that you wear over other clothing. The Fall 2020 White Coat Order Form will be available in the summer.

Any questions regarding white coat and name badge ordering can be directed to Annette Kramer at

Students are required to purchase their own scrubs for use in the Acupuncture program. Scrubs are required attire for assistantship sites and practical hands-on courses. Students can choose any brand, but the scrubs color must be Hunter Green.

Students commonly order from this website.

The Acupuncture programs will begin using ExamSoft (electronic testing software) for online testing. All students are required to bring a laptop or iPad meeting the minimum specifications below.

PC Requirements

Mac Requirements

Ipad Requirements

The American Heart Association BLS/CPR training for Healthcare Providers is required of all students. Students are encouraged to complete this training prior to the beginning of their entering fall semester. You may select either In-Person or Blended (combination of in-person and online). Visit the Red Cross BLS for Healthcare Providers for more information. If you hold current CPR certification, you may provide proof of this by sharing a copy of both sides of your signed CPR card with a course director.