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Osteopathic Medicine

Disclaimer: Illinois State University does not have a Pre-Osteopathic Medicine program. The following are recommended courses but will depend upon your chosen educational institution. Please contact Preprofessional Advisor Ashley Berg for additional information.

Preparing for Medical School Checklist

For information on career paths in osteopathic medicine, please go to explorehealthcareers.org

Prerequisite Courses at ISU

Graduate programs have varied requirements for coursework to be completed prior to admission.  However, requirements typically include:

Required Courses

Biology - 8 hours

  • BSC 196
  • BSC 197

Biological Sciences - 3/4 hours

  • 200 level BSC

General Chemistry - 8 hours

  • CHE 140
  • CHE 141

Organic Chemistry - 9 hours

  • CHE 230
  • CHE 231
  • CHE 232
  • CHE 233

Biochemistry - 3 hours

  • CHE 242 or CHE 342

Mathematics- 4 hours

  • MAT 120 or MAT 145

English - 6 hours

  • ENG 101
  • ENG 145

Physics - 10 hours

  • PHY 108
  • PHY 109

Statistics- 3 hours

  • PSY 138

Psychology - 3 hours

  • PSY 110

Sociology - 3 hours

  • SOA 106

Social Science - 3 hours

  • 200 level PSY or SOC

 

Standardized Test

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

Application Information

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOM)

For additional information about osteopathic medicine, please visit the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and theAmerican Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM).

List of osteopathic medical schools in the United States.


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