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Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Provisional Accreditation
Date:8/23/2013

Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) has announced that it has been granted provisional accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOA-COCA), the programmatic accreditor for Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine in the United States.

Provisional accreditation allows LUCOM to officially begin recruiting and accepting students and offer education leading to the D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree. LUCOM has initiated that process, and the inaugural class will begin in Fall 2014.

The Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Liberty’s accrediting agency, also recently recognized the university’s capacity to develop a D.O. degree program.

In gaining provisional accreditation, LUCOM becomes the 30th College of Osteopathic Medicine in the nation, and the second in Virginia following Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. The profession boasts 38 campuses in 28 states. Today, one of four students attending medical school in the U.S is attending a College of Osteopathic Medicine.

“Provisional accreditation comes as a testament to the tremendous work of the faculty and staff, our clinical and community affiliates, and our financial supporters,” said LUCOM’s dean, Dr. Ronnie B. Martin, D.O., FACOFP-dist. “Having achieved the highest level of recognition available at this time, we are on track to achieve full accreditation prior to the graduation of our first class of students in 2018.”

Martin thanks Edward Via for support of Liberty’s prog
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