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Academic Requirements

Our first requirement: you must have the passion and drive to become a physician.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Meet the threshold for MCAT score
  • Meet the threshold for science and overall GPA

Students who have not yet received their Bachelors degree, but have completed at least 75% of their undergraduate credits, can ask to be considered for admission.

Academic Prerequisites

Students interested in the DO program should have met the following prerequisites in their undergraduate or post-baccalaureate study:

  • Biology: At least 8 semester hours, including 2 hours of lab work. 4 hours of Botany may count toward your total.
  • Inorganic Chemistry: At least 8 semester hours, including 2 hours of lab work.
  • Organic Chemistry: At least 8 semester hours, including 2 hours of lab work. 4 hours of Biochemistry may count toward your total.
  • Physics: At least 8 semester hours, including 2 hours of lab work.
  • English: At least 6 semester hours.
  • Mathematics and/or Computer Science: At least 4 semester hours.
  • Behavioral Sciences: At least 6 semester hours. Behavioral Sciences include psychology, sociology, and anthropology.

Students who have yet to complete all prerequisites for the DO program may be admitted on a provisional basis, and are expected to earn a grade B or better on those courses.