American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Predoctoral Accreditation

The AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) serves the public by establishing, maintaining, and applying accreditation standards and procedures to ensure that academic quality and continuous quality improvement delivered by the colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) reflect the evolving practice of osteopathic medicine. The scope of the COCA encompasses the accreditation of the COMs.

Accreditation Information  

Accreditation Materials  

Accreditation Services