COCA is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the accreditor of colleges of osteopathic medicine. COCA accreditation signifies that a college has met or exceeded the Commission's standards for educational quality.
Jed Brinton joins the AOA as Vice President of Accreditation, overseeing the AOA’s accreditation program for colleges of osteopathic medicine (COM), in addition to serving as Secretary to the AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). Learn more.
COCA Guidance During COVID-19
A COVID-19 planning guide and tool kit for higher education is available from OpenSmart.edu. This link is provided for informational purposes only. The information in the guide is the work of the authors and does not represent endorsement by the AOA or the COCA.