Osteopathic manual practice (OMP) education program accreditation is a multi-level process with the
aim of evaluating and continuously improving educational effectiveness based on firstly self-evaluation
by the relevant school offering the OMP program followed by verification and validation by the Council.
The US Council on Osteopathic Manual Practice (UCOMPE) undertakes the accreditation function by:
The purpose of the accreditation process is to ensure that schools offering osteopathic manual practice education programs:
Will encourage the schools to improve through continuous self study and review; and
Will provide counsel and assistance to established and developing OMP education programs.
The main functions of US Council on Osteopathic Manual Practice Education are: