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
|Biology with Lab||8 credits||8 credits||8 credits||8 semester hours|
|Inorganic Chemistry with Lab||8 credits||8 credits||8 credits||8 semester hours|
|Organic Chemistry with Lab||8 credits||8 credits||8 credits||8 semester hours|
|Physics||4 credits||3 credits||8 semester hours|
|Biochemistry||3 (in lieu of 4 Organic Chemistry)||3 credits||3 (in lieu Organic Chemistry)|
|English||6 credits||6 credits||6 credits||6 semester hours|
|Behavioral Science||6 credits||3 credits|
|Economics||3 credits (recommended)|
|Statistics||3 credits (recommended)|
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.