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.
  • The following prerequisite courses must have been taken prior to matriculation in the MMS program:
    • Biology with Lab 8 credits
    • Inorganic Chemistry with Lab 8 credits
    • Organic Chemistry with Lab* 8 credits
      *4 credit hours may be replaced with 3 credits hours of Biochemistry
    • English 6 credits
  • It is strongly suggested that additional upper-level Biology and Chemistry be taken prior to the start of the program. LECOM recommends that prospective students consider taking advanced coursework, such as biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, and anatomy.

    All completed courses must have a 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, School of Podiatric Medicine, or School of Pharmacy.