W. Va. Code § 18B-1-6
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (“WVSOM”) shall comply with the accreditation standards/criteria prescribed by its institutional accreditor, Higher Learning Commission (“HLC”), and its programmatic/specialized accreditor, the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (“AOA COCA”).
WVSOM will comply with the most current accreditation standards/criteria as prescribed in the appropriate agency’s documents as listed below. In all cases, the more stringent accreditation standards/criteria supersede all other accreditation standards/criteria.
Higher Learning Commission: The Criteria for Accreditation
Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation: COM Accreditation Standards and Procedures
WVSOM lists its relationship with its accreditors on its webpage
WVSOM places the HLC Mark of Affiliation on its webpage as required. The Mark of Affiliation allows the public to view WVSOM’s affiliation with HLC.
The AOA COCA provides the public with a list of its accredited institutions and its next evaluation date on its webpage.