Midwestern University (MWU) Profile

Midwestern University (MWU) is a private and non-profit graduate school of medicine with two campuses: Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove (Illinois) and Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale (Arizona).

MWU offers the following colleges:
- Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Chicago College of Pharmacy
- College of Health Sciences
- Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
- College of Pharmacy–Glendale
- College of Dental Medicine
- Arizona College of Optometry

Programs of Study include Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Health Sciences Degree, etc.

Accreditations and Rankings:

- Midwestern University (Arizona) is ranked 26th among all US universities for its physician assistant program (US News & World Report 2008 Edition).

- 78th for Occupational Therapy program in the 2008 US News & World Report's Graduate Schools rankings.

- The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission/A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC/NCA).

- The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) program is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.

- The College of Pharmacy–Glendale's Doctor of Pharmacy degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

- The College of Dental Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and has been granted the accreditation status of "initial accreditation".

- The Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine are accredited by the Commision on College Accreditation American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

- The Physician Assistant Programs on both campuses are accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.

- The Occupational Therapy Programs on both campuses are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

- The Physical Therapy Program in Downers Grove is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

- The Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).

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