Registration for DO Day 2024 is now open! | REGISTER TODAY!

Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation COCA Meetings

COCA Meetings

Leading the way

Upcoming and past COCA meetings

COCA reviews site visit reports, change requests and other items pertaining to the accreditation of osteopathic medical schools.

The Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the accreditor of colleges of osteopathic medicine. COCA members meet periodically to review site visit reports, change requests and other items pertaining to the accreditation of osteopathic medical schools.

The following reviews will take place at the April 11-12, 2024, meeting:

  • Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine comprehensive site visit
  • Duquesne College of Osteopathic Medicine pre-operational site visit
  • Rocky Vista University Montana College of Osteopathic Medicine focused site visit
  • Baptist Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine pre-operational site visit
  • Orlando College of Osteopathic Medicine pre-operational site visit
  • Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine comprehensive site visit
  • Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine comprehensive site visit
  • Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Florida Campus pre-operational site visit
  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine comprehensive site visit
  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine focused site visit
  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Great Falls Campus focused site visit
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine comprehensive site visit

The open session portion of the meeting will be open to the public and broadcast in a livestream webinar format via Zoom. Executive sessions are closed to the public.

The COCA will consider and adjudicate applications for change in location, additional locations, candidate status, planned class size increases and changes in curriculum, and review comprehensive and focused site visit reports, mid-cycle reports and progress reports. The meeting agenda is forthcoming.

Register

The COCA will accept third-party comments on any of these reviews until April 8, 2024. View instructions on how to provide third party comments.


Future Meetings

Upcoming 2024 Meeting Dates

  • June 21, 2024
  • Aug. 29-30, 2024
  • Dec. 5-6, 2024

Past meetings

Previous 2023 Meeting Dates

  • Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2023
  • June 23, 2023
  • April 14-15, 2023
  • Jan. 18, 2023

Final Actions

View all final actions taken by the commission at past meetings dating back to 2011.

Back To Top