Pre-Osteopathic Medicine Program
Minimal Requirements for Entrance
- General Biology or Zoology (8 hours)
- General Chemistry 1142, 1143 with lab (8 hours)
- Organic Chemistry 3342, 3343 with lab (8 hours)
- General Physics 2252, 2253 with lab (8 hours)
- Mathematics* (6 hours) *Calculus is highly recommended.
- English (composition and literature) (6 hours)
Osteopathic Medical Schools in Alabama
910 South Donahue Drive, Auburn, AL 36832
Degree award: DO
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine - Dothan, Alabama
445 Health Sciences Boulevard
Dothan, AL 36303
Phone: (334) 699-2266
Degree award: DO
Four years -bachelor's degree, 4 years medical school, 3 -6 years graduate medical education (residency training).
Degree / Major
Any major is acceptable as long as you meet the minimal entrance requirements listed above.
Biological Sciences: 4 credit hours
Physics: 6 credit hours
General and Inorganic Chemistry: 6 credit hours
Organic Chemistry (biochemistry may also be counted): 6 credit hours
English and Composition: 6 credit hours
A minimum of 6 additional biomedical science credit hours at the 200 level or above, which prepare the applicant for medical school. These include: anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, virology, or genetics.
Applicants must have completed 90 hours or three-fourths of the required credits for a baccalaureate degree and have completed the required courses listed below from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body.
The following courses are strongly recommended for students to enter and survive medical school:
- Cell Biology
MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)
American College Testing Program
P.O. Box 414
Iowa City, IA 52243
AACOMAS (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service)
Rockville, MD 20852
Strategy for Success
National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
P.O. Box 5017-A
Champaign, IL 61825-5017
Medical School Admission Requirements, U.S. and Canada
American Association of Medical Colleges
Membership and Publication Orders
2450 N Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037-1129
A Complete Preparation for the MCAT
James L. Betz Publishing Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 34361
Bethesda, MD 20827