MMS Program Curriculum – Erie

All coursework within the Master of Medical Science Program curriculum is presented by LECOM faculty at the Erie campus.

The Master of Medical Science Program is a two-semester, non-thesis granting course of study designed to enhance the science background of participating students. Classes are held daily Monday through Friday for two 19-week periods. Classes are not held on designated holidays, and other holidays or occasions as so identified. Classes start in August and are complete in May of the following year.

Students will earn 19 credit hours per semester based on the standard calculation of 19 hours of instruction per each credit hour. Master of Medical Science students must adhere to all policies and regulations of LECOM.

Fall SemesterSpring Semester
Cell BiologyAnatomy
Critical Thinking
Clinical Integration I
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Introduction to Medicine
Clinical Integration II

Please note that the curriculum is subject to change.

The remainder of the curriculum is allocated to examinations, directed study, oral presentations and other related modalities of instruction and assessment as appropriate. Upon successful completion of the one-year curriculum, the student will receive a Master’s degree acknowledging completion of all coursework. Letters of recommendation to prospective professional programs will be forwarded on behalf of Master of Medical Science students as requested.”