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Preparing for D.O. Program Admission

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Application Checklist

KCOM participates in the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS). Primary applications may be completed at KCOM's application deadline is February 1. KCOM has a rolling admissions cycle, and applicants are encouraged to apply early.

For additional information, contact ATSU Admissions at 660.626.2237, toll-free 866.626.2878, ext. 2237, or email

Application process begins in June of the year prior to anticipated enrollment

Log on to and complete online application.
Submit MCAT scores
Submit official transcripts
Submit AACOMAS Application fee
Contact AACOMAS to verify that all of the above have been received
Deadline for submission: February 1 prior to the fall of anticipated enrollment

Secondary applications will be made available once the AACOMAS application has been received and minimum requirements have been met.

Complete secondary application online

  • Biographical Information
  • Dual Degree Program (optional)
  • Test Scores
  • Clinical Health Experience
  • Essay Questions
  • Statement of Disciplinary Actions
  • Statement of Nondiscrimination

Submit two letters of evaluation

  • Evaluation I: Premedical Advisor, Premedical Committee, or Basic Science Faculty Member
  • Evaluation II: Physician (D.O. or M.D)

Submit Secondary Application fee
Contact KCOM to verify that all of the above have been received