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COMAT Clinical Subject Exams

The COMAT Clinical subject exams assess candidates in the setting of predoctoral medical education, covering the osteopathic medical principles and practices of clinical knowledge.

COMAT Home Administration Practice Questions Scores & Reports

COMAT Clinical was developed at the request of COM Deans for osteopathically distinctive clinical discipline exams that correspond to clinical learning experiences typically provided in COM clerkships, clinical rotations, and courses. Each of the COMAT clinical subjects integrates OPP and OMM content into the discipline blueprint. Released in 2011, COMAT has been used by COMs to demonstrate compliance with COCA accreditation standards regarding curricula, specifically standards 6.4 and 6.6 (OPP in each year of the curriculum).


Each of the COMAT Clinical subject exams consists of 125 items that must be completed within 2 hours and 30 minutes. A 5-minute tutorial is provided before each exam begins. Every examination in the COMAT series has multiple forms, and all are psychometrically equivalent in content covered, level of difficulty, and reliability, allowing COMs to administer a given COMAT subject exam multiple times per year.

Exam Blueprints

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COMAT Percentile Score Conversion Table