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Master of Medical Science

LECOM offers a one-year, non-thesis Master of Medical Science (MMS) degree in Erie, PA and the Bradenton, FL campus. The mission of the MMS program is 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.

This program is offered at LECOM Bradenton and at LECOM Erie and will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to develop life-long strategies for professional and career development, enhance written and oral research presentations skills, and learn principles and strategies for becoming effective team members.

At the LECOM Bradenton campus the program encompasses 36 weeks of study in three sessions as follows:

  1. Summer Session of Fall Semester – 6 weeks of study
  2. Fall Semester – 16 weeks of study – (23 credits, Summer and Fall)
  3. Spring Semester – 16 weeks of study (15 credits)

At the LECOM Erie campus the program encompasses 38 weeks of study in two sessions of 19-weeks each:

  1. Fall Session (August to December/ 19 weeks)
  2. Spring Session (January to May/ 19 weeks)

Students who successfully complete the MMS program and apply to LECOM through the channels appropriate to their area of interest (medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy) and meet all other standards and requirements for admission will be eligible for an interview.

For more information, please contact Admissions at LECOM Bradenton, (941) 756-0690 or LECOM Erie at (814) 866-6641.