Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation

The American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) provides accrediting standards that require systematic review of the osteopathic medical education program. On July 1, 2016, ARCOM was granted Pre-Accreditation by the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

Contact Information: (888) 626-9262 ; e-mail

Pre-Accreditation is the highest accreditation a college of osteopathic medicine can achieve prior to graduating its first class.

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education has been granted Candidate Status for Accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission is a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U. S. Department of Education. Questions concerning this status may be addressed to:

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411