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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.

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

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

Physics - 10 hours

  • PHY 108
  • PHY 109

English - 6 hours

  • ENG 101
  • ENG 145

Psychology - 6 hours

  • PSY 110
  • 200 level course

Sociology - 3 hours

  • SOA 106

 

Recommended Courses

Calculus - 4 hours

  • MAT 145

Applied Statistics - 3 hours

  • PSY 138 or ECO 138

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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