Master of Medical Science Entrance Requirements

Master of Medical Science Entrance Requirements

All Master of Medical Science applicants must have:

  • graduated from a 4-year U.S. or Canadian college/university
  • a minimum Total Cumulative GPA of 2.7 at all schools attended
  • either a U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • completed the following undergraduate courses in order to qualify for entrance to the LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, or School of Pharmacy, upon successful completion of the MMS Program:

Minimum Number of Credits Required

Courses

Medicine Track

Dental Track

Pharmacy Track

Biology with Lab 8 credits 8 credits 8 credits
Inorganic Chemistry with Lab 8 credits 8 credits 8 credits
Organic Chemistry with Lab 8 credits 8 credits 8 credits
Physics 4 credits 3 credits
Biochemistry 3 (in lieu of 4 Organic Chemistry) 3 credits
English 6 credits 6 credits 6 credits
Behavioral Science 6 credits 3 credits
Calculus 3 credits
Economics 3 credits
Statistics 3 credits
General Education  Electives 9 credits

LECOM recommends that prospective students consider taking advanced coursework, such as biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, and anatomy.

All completed courses must have grade of “C” or better.  At the completion of the MMS program, students will have met all course requirements to apply for consideration for the LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Dental Medicine or School of Pharmacy.

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