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    Linkage to Professional Schools

    This LMU degree program is a collaborative effort among the LMU Master of Science Program, the DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM), and the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Faculty from these areas work together to provide students with graduate courses and research opportunities. Through the LMU-MS Program, students have the opportunity for either a conditional acceptance (AS, BMS) or guaranteed interview (AS, BMS, VBIO) depending on what parameter each student falls under. 

     

    Anatomical Sciences and Biomedical Sciences

    Conditional Acceptance: Tier 1

    • Students who maintain a cumulative 3.4 graduate GPA or higher in the fall semester, has a MCAT score of 499 (by end of fall semester), and completes their American Association of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS) application are conditionally accepted at LMU-DCOM pending a satisfactory interview.
    • If a student drops at least one of the professional school courses (ANAT 701 and ANAT 714) during the fall semester then he/she will not be granted the interview for the conditional acceptance tier.

     

    Guaranteed Interview: Tier 2

    • Students who maintain a cumulative 3.0 graduate GPA or higher in the fall semester and complete their American Association of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS) application are guaranteed an interview at LMU-DCOM in the spring semester.
    • If a student drops at least one of the professional school courses (ANAT 701 and ANAT 714) during the fall semester then he/she will not be granted the interview.

     

    Both Tiers

    • Grades of B or above in professional school courses will be applied to your future transcripts at LMU-LMU-DCOM if accepted. 
    • Before the actual interview, an interview workshop is provided along with an individual mock interview with faculty/staff in MS program.
    • Many of the students in the program, will learn about their acceptance into LMU-DCOM before the end of the spring semester.
    • Failure to successfully complete all spring courses may result in rescinded acceptance to LMU-DCOM.

     

    Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

    Guaranteed Interview

    • Students who maintain a cumulative 3.0 graduate GPA or higher in the fall semester and complete their Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VCMAS) application are guaranteed an interview at LMU-CVM in the spring semester.
    • Grades of B or above in professional school courses will be applied to your future transcripts at LMU-CVM if accepted. 

     

    LMU-MS Program Admissions Office
    phone: 1.800.325.0900 ext. 6576
    email:  [email protected]
    fax: 423.869.7091