School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
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Requirements

Candidates accepted for admissions to the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona will have earned a baccalaureate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.

The applicant must have achieved a minimum 2.80 cumulative grade point average overall and a 2.80 minimum science grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants are required to submit scores from the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). The college requires MCAT test scores taken within three years of application.

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Applicants must have completed the following courses from a regionally accredited institution (with a C- or better) prior to matriculation:

  • General Biology – one year with laboratory or 8 semester hours/12 quarter hours
  • Physics – one year with laboratory or 8 semester hours/12 quarter hours
  • General or Inorganic Chemistry – one year with laboratory or 8 semester hours/12 quarter hours
  • Organic Chemistry – one year with laboratory or 8 semester hours/12 quarter hours
  • English – 6 semester hours/8 quarter hours

Courses strongly recommended:

  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Cellular Biology (Molecular, Physiology, etc.)
  • Microbiology