Kansas Health Science Center EST. 2018

Kansas Health Science Center is a nonprofit organization committed to training well-prepared physicians and health care leaders who will positively contribute to the overall well-being of our communities. With the goal of opening the proposed Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KHSC-KansasCOM) in 2022, KHSC strives to positively impact the health landscape through directly addressing the disparity in access to health care.

The Proposed Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine Is Granted Candidate Status

The proposed KHSC – KansasCOM has been granted candidate status by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). With candidate status, the proposed KHSC – KansasCOM will now work toward applying for pre-accreditation status. The proposed KHSC – KansasCOM may not recruit, accept applications from, or admit prospective students until it reaches pre-accreditation status. Third party comments regarding this application or other questions or comments regarding the proposed KansasCOM may be sent to COCA at predoc@osteopathic.org or COCA, c/o AOA, 142 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

Accreditation Information

The proposed Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine has been granted Candidate Status by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). The next step is to apply for pre-accreditation status. The proposed KHSC – KansasCOM may not recruit, accept applications from, or admit prospective students until it receives pre-accreditation status from COCA.

Transforming Health Care in Kansas and Beyond

Access to quality, compassionate physicians is paramount to the overall health and well-being of a community. The proposed KHSC – KansasCOM will help improve this type of access in the field of osteopathic medicine for people throughout Kansas.

By combining cutting edge medical technology with new facilities and a shared desire to create positive change, the proposed KHSC – KansasCOM will build the foundation for improved health care in Kansas while becoming a national hub for medical education.

Our Mission

The Mission of the Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine is to train the Osteopathic physician of the future to provide effective, empathic, and innovative care to optimize the health of patients and their communities.

Our Vision

Utilize impactful educational methods and technology to train exceptional graduates that are known for service, empathy, and innovation to improve access to a highest standard of care for all.