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EAP Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Program

Provisionally accepted applicants will be required to take certain courses and a specified course load:

  • 6 Semester Credit Hours of English
  • 6 Semester Credit Hours of Behavioral Science
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours of Physics including two labs
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours Biology including two labs
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours Inorganic/General Chemistry including two labs
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours Organic Chemistry including two labs
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours Biochemistry
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours Genetics

*CLEP may not be used to satisfy any of the minimum requirements. No grade lower than "C" will be accepted. Credit for Pass/Fail courses will not be accepted.

*LECOM will only accept AP credits for the English and Behavioral Science courses and only if the student scores a four (4) or five (5) on the AP exam. A replacement course of equal or greater credit hours applicable to the field of medicine or a course of similar academic rigor, if approved by the Phase I advisor, must be taken at Fitchburg State University.

An overall GPA of 3.0 must be maintained, as well as 3.0 math and science GPAs. Final requirements are an overall GPA of 3.4, and math and science GPAs of 3.2 or better, as well as a bachelor’s degree from Fitchburg State. Once earned, you may enter the D.O. degree program at the LECOM campus of your choosing. This early acceptance program removes the requirement of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).