The National Council On Ayurvedic Education

Accrediting Ayurveda Schools – NCAE’s Mission

“The mission of the National Council on Ayurvedic Education is to unify the efforts of the schools to advance Ayurvedic education in the United States while supporting and honoring individualized approaches that lead to competency.”

NCAE is the first accrediting body for Ayurveda Schools in the U.S. and serves students and the profession by assuring quality education and competency. It is the only accrediting body run exclusively by Ayurveda schools and educators.

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NCAE Goals

•To create a minimum curriculum for all schools to follow that leads to practitioner competency.

•To create unified titles for practitioner of Ayurveda.

•To create additional titles for specialties within the Ayurvedic profession.

•To create a schedule of gradual increases in practitioner competency requirements

•To create a mechanism that supports schools to meet new requirements

•To create national competency examinations

•To facilitate collective advertising that promotes Ayurvedic education of the accredited /approved schools

•To achieve federal recognition as an accrediting agency.

•To create a code of school ethics for the administration of schools

•To create a unified approach to pre-requisites into ayurvedic colleges

•To address all other educational issues that affect student competency

Founders of the National Council on Ayurvedic Education

Dr. Marc Halpern

President and Founder, California College of Ayurveda

Dr. Paul Dugliss

Director and Academic Dean, New World Ayurveda School