Master of Medical Science Curriculum

The MMS curriculum is designed to academically, scientifically, and professionally prepare students to be acceptable applicants into the LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, or School of Pharmacy. Within this one-year, non-thesis program, students are exposed to a variety of biomedical science courses.

The MMS program incorporates 38-credit hours of courses addressing concepts that are basic to the practice of osteopathic medicine, dental medicine, and pharmacy. The program encompasses a total of 36 weeks of academic study as follows:

  • July – August (6 weeks of classes)
  • August – December (15 weeks of classes)
  • January – April (15 weeks of classes)

The following is a list of required courses, course numbers, and credit hours per course.

Summer July 09 – August 17, 2018 Credit Hours
MMS 1006 Cellular and Molecular Biology 3
MMS 1035 Biochemistry I 3
MMS 1095 Public Health and Preventive Medicine 3
    Summer 9 total
     
Fall August 27 – December 7, 2018 Credit Hours
MMS 1015 Physiology 4
MMS 1040 Biochemistry II 3
MMS 1050 Functional Anatomy I 2
MMS 1070 Pharmacology and Toxicology 3
MMS 1095 Pathophysiology I 2
    Fall 14 total
     
Spring January 7 – April 12, 2019 Credit Hours
MMS 1051 Functional Anatomy II 3
MMS 1060 Medical Microbiology 4
MMS 1085 Medical Genetics 2
MMS 1096 Pathophysiology II 4
MMS 1091 Immunology 2
    Spring 15 total
    38 Credits
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