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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/31/2014

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center

3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312-4198
(515) 271-1400 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Angela Walker Franklin, President and CEO
Name change notes: University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences to Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center (9/18/99)
HLC Institution ID: 1981
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Candidacy Date(s): 04/29/1982 - 08/21/1986
Accreditation Date(s): 08/22/1986

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2011 - 2012

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2021 - 2022

Last Date of Information Change: 05/23/2012

Control: Private NFP
Degrees Awarded (details below): Masters, Doctors

Stipulations on Affiliation Status:

Commission approval required before adding any new degree program.
Approval of New Degree Locations:
Prior Commission approval required.
Approval of Distance and Correspondence Courses and Programs:
Approved for distance education courses and programs. The institution has not been approved for correspondence education.

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 0   0
Graduate: 1,423   378
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   0  

Degree Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 0   0
Masters Degrees 5   86
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 3   370
Certificate Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 0   0

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: )

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.