Doctoral Program in Anatomy Education Entrance Requirements

Applicants to the program will have attained a degree from an accredited college or university typically in the Biological Sciences or Anthropology, or have completed a Master’s Degree in Biological Sciences or Anatomy. Applicants should demonstrate a strong desire to teach anatomy at the undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral school level and participate in educational research.  Applicants will have a minimal GRE score of 300.


The DAE Program will enroll up to two students per year/class.


Year One – $6,575
Year Two – No tuition
Year Three – No tuition
Year Four – No tuition

LECOM provides assistantships of $10,000 per year for years two through four to students in the program for their roles as teaching assistants in Gross Anatomy and Neuroanatomy labs and for their teaching practicums in the Master of Medica Science program. Additionally, students will have access to funds ($2,000) during their fourth year for travel to research meetings to present their work.