Comments sought on proposed changes to COE accreditation standard 8

Published on August 16, 2017

Advancing veterinary medical educationThe AVMA Council on Education (COE) seeks public comment on proposed revisions to Section 8 of its Accreditation Policies and Procedures manual, dealing with accreditation of off-campus and distributive sites for veterinary medical colleges.

Public comment on the proposed revisions is due to the COE no later than Aug. 31, 2017. All comments must be submitted in writing, following the instructions provided with the proposed revisions.

Written comments on the proposed changes must be postmarked or e-mailed no later than Aug. 31, 2017. All comments will be forwarded to the COE for consideration.

An announcement of the proposed revisions was sent by email earlier this month to AVMA members who have subscribed to receive the COE Standard newsletter. To receive news and important information about the veterinary school accreditation process, overseen by the COE, subscribe to the COE Standard at