SHSU-COM has been awarded Pre-Accreditation from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). The COCA conducted a site visit of the new SHSU-COM facility in February 2020.

SHSU-COM will remain in pre-accreditation status per COCA policy until the first cohort graduates in 2024.

For more information on COCA accreditation or to file a complaint with the accrediting body, please visit

The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program has been approved by the following entities:

  • The Texas State University System Board of Regents
  • The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board