Thomas More College

Podiatry

Podiatric Medical School is a four year program that leads to the awarding of a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree (D.P.M.). Podiatric medicine is a branch of the medical sciences that focuses on the medical care of the foot and ankle.

Statistics

An average GPA of 3.1, science GPA of 3.0 and an MCAT score of ~21 (~ 7's in all categories).

Podiatric Medicine School Curriculum

  • Four year program
  • Traditionally, students take their coursework during the first two years and education in clinical training in the second year
  • Studies include coursework in anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology pharmacology, pathology and biomechanics.
  • At least one year of postgraduate residency training is usually required by most states. Residency programs can be either non-surgical or surgical-based and vary in length from one to three years.

Important Links

To obtain an AACPMAS application, interested students may call, write or e-mail: (this is the primary application for six of the seven colleges of podiatric medicine)

The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine's Application Service (AACPMAS)
1350 Piccard Drive, Suite 322
Rockville, MD 20850-4307
1-800-922-9266
e-mail address: aacpmas@aacpm.org