JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - An osteopathic medical school will be coming to Arkansas State University from the New York Institute of Technology.
In February of last year, NYIT approved a resolution for the development of the school and then began seeking an accreditation.
The Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation approved the location on Saturday.
According to a news release, the move will allow for 115 new medical students each year in Arkansas.
A-State first began looking into the osteopathic medical school in 2013.
Barbara Ross-Lee from NYIT will be the dean of the college.
The news release said she has been a medical school dean twice and is now a distinguished medical educator and public policy leader.