Troy University Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-Osteopathy Program

Minimal Requirements for Entrance

General biology or Zoology (8 hours)
General Chemistry 1142, 143 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)

Osteopathy Schools in Alabama

There are no osteopathy schools in the state of Alabama.

Education Required

Four years pre-medical/bachelor's degree, 4 years medical school, 3 years graduate medical education (residency training).

Degree / Major

Any major is acceptable as long as you meet the minimal entrance requirements listed above. The following courses Are strongly recommended for students to enter and survive medical school:

  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Histology
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology

Admission Test

MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)
American College Testing Program
P.O. Box 414
Iowa City, IA 52243
(319) 337-1276

Application Services

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service

Suite 405
6110 Executive Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20852

Resource Materials

Strategy for Success
National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
P.O. Box 5017-A
Champaign, IL 61825-5017
(217) 333-0090 Fax: (217) 333-0122

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
(202) 828-0416 Fax: (202) 828-1123

A Complete Preparation for the MCAT
James L. Betz Publishing Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 34361
Bethesda, MD 20827
(301) 340-0030

Questions or comments? Contact the TROY Office of the Pre-Professional Studies.

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