De Ocampo Memorial College (DOMC)
is a private educational institution in Sta. Mesa, Manila.
The institution offers courses related to the field of oral health
. It was founded in 1913 and was first known as Colegio Dental del Liceo de Manila. The school was renamed eventually as the Philippine Dental College the following year. On March 25, 1916, the government authorized the college to confer the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and by 1932, its Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree was added to the list of programs recognized by the Philippine government. In 1966, The Philippine Dental College officially became De Ocampo Memorial College and it was later managed by the De Ocampo family.
Aside from Dentistry, DOMC has programs in Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Psychology and Medical Technology.
The college is accredited by agencies such as the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd). Other offerings include TESDA short courses
in Caregiving, Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology
, and in Health Aide Services
Since its foundation, The De Ocampo Memorial College has been dedicated to helping its students to realize their potential and committed to transform them into competent dental care professionals
. The school has been actively producing dentists as well as successful passers of the Dental Hygienist and Dental Technologist Licensure Examinations yearly.
De Ocampo Memorial College Facts:
- The DOMC is the first dental college to be recognized by the government.
- Two of the Top 10 passers in the December 2017 Dental Technologist Board Exam were from DOMC.