Santa Monica, CA (April 24, 2013) – Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, the California acupuncture school celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, is pleased to announce a 94% pass rate for first time test takers on the California Acupuncture Licensing Exam (CALE) in February 2013.“We’re especially proud to see our graduates perform strongly in the CALE in our 30th anniversary year,” said Jacques MoraMarco, academic dean to the master’s program at Emperor’s College. “The excellent exam scores are a testament to the dedication and hard work of our graduates as well as the outstanding instruction from our highly experienced and diverse faculty from Asia, Europe, and the United States.”Top Results on California Acupuncture Licensing ExamsIn 2013, Emperor’s College sent 17 first-time takers who achieved an extremely high pass rate in the California Acupuncture Board exams. 16 of the 17 first-time test takers passed the licensing exam with high marks, equating to a pass rate of 94%. This very strong performance once again positions Emperor’s College among the short list of top acupuncture schools in California and reflects the program’s commitment to high educational standards and clinical competencies.In California, the California Acupuncture Board, an autonomous body under the umbrella of the Department of Consumer Affairs, licenses and regulates acupuncturists in the state.About Emperor’s CollegeEmperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine is one of the oldest and most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation specializing in a broad-based approach to the art and science of Oriental medicine. Founded in 1983, Emperor’s College has been leading the way for the integration of Oriental medicine in the modern health care system. Offering a master’s and doctoral degree program, Emperor’s College alumni are the pioneering leaders in academia, clinical practice, advocacy and research in the field.For more information, visit


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