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About OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

The OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine is one of 44 osteopathic medical schools in the nation. Our emphasis is placed admitting students from Oklahoma and those who want to practice in Oklahoma. The majority of OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students are from Oklahoma.

To date, the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine has graduated 2,928 physicians. More than half of graduates remain in Oklahoma to practice medicine, with nearly one in four practicing in a community of 10,000 or less. More than half of OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine graduates practice a primary care specialty.

Mission: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine educates osteopathic primary care physicians with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahoma.

Vision:  Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine will be recognized for

  • Fulfilling the health care needs of rural and underserved Oklahoma
  • Producing graduates who are dedicated, effective, and compassionate community leaders
  • Providing excellent care and health-related community service
  • Being a leader and innovator in education
  • Being the medical school of choice

View the OSU Center for Health Sciences mission and vision

Accreditation

The medical school is accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association, the recognized accrediting agency for institutions that train osteopathic physicians (Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation, American Osteopathic Association, 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL  60611; telephone 312-202-8000; predoc@osteopathic.org). The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education are empowered by the Oklahoma Constitution to prescribe standards for higher education applicable to each institution in the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education.

Concerns or complaints regarding accreditation standards for the medical school can be directed to the COCA.  For student complaints regarding accreditation, please view this policy.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU Diversity Statement

Oklahoma State University is a land-grant institution committed to excellence in diversity and inclusion. We strive to maintain a welcoming and inclusive environment that appreciates and values all members of the University community. We define diversity as engagement in meaningful actions, behaviors, and conversations that reflect a commitment to recognizing, understanding, and respecting the differences among students, faculty, staff, and visitors throughout the OSU system. We do not condone acts, behavior, language, or symbols that represent or reflect intolerance or discrimination. OSU is dedicated to cultivating and enriching the competitive advantages that diversity and inclusion provides all members of the University community. We identify diversity as a quality of life issue, as well as an important economic driver for the prosperity and well-being of the state, nation, and world.

AOA Code of Ethics

Administration, faculty, and staff of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine adhere to the American Osteopathic Association's Code of Ethics, adopted by the College in 2008. As student members of the osteopathic profession, OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students are expected to comply with the AOA Code of Ethics.

Annual Security Report

Statistics reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act are available for download. The report contains annual specific campus crime and arrest statistics and campus policies and practices intended to promote crime awareness, campus safety and security. For more information, visit the Campus Security website.