MMS Program Curriculum – Bradenton

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 40 weeks of academic study as follows:

  • July – August (8 weeks of classes)
  • September – December (16 weeks of classes)
  • January – April (16 weeks of classes)

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

Summer Session of Fall Semester, July – August, 2022Credit Hours
MMS1006Cellular and Molecular Biology3
MMS1035Biochemistry I3
MMS1000Medical Terminology & Communication1
Fall Semester, September – December, 2022Credit Hours
MMS1016Medical Physiology4
MMS1040Biochemistry II3
MMS1070Pharmacology and Toxicology3
MMS1100Pathophysiology I3
Spring Semester, January – April, 2023Credit Hours
MMS1050Functional Anatomy3
MMS1060Medical Microbiology4
MMS1085Medical Genetics2
MMS1105Pathophysiology II5