Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

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Victoria Lorah

"Touro has done a really good job of helping us to complete our requirements. I want to make sure that I'm doing my part now to learn as much as I can."

Victoria Lorah

Osteopathic Medicine Student

Class of 2021

Start your own story at Touro

“The family aspect of Touro is something I really love. I came from a large school like UCLA, and the culture and openness Touro provides is not something you typically find at bigger institutions.”

Cassandra McDiarmid Class of 2022

Program Highlights

  • 100% Match Placement for 2019 and 2020
  • Commitment to student success
  • Hands-on clinical skills experience
  • Low student-to-professor ratio
  • Focused education based on holistic, patient-centered care
  • Clinically-oriented anatomy with in-depth dissection
  • Immediate clinical immersion and skills training
  • Systems-based, clinically integrated curriculum
  • Rich environment of structured hands-on clinical examinations (OSCE)
  • Student-centered Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine instruction with low student-to-professor ratio
  • Accessible faculty
  • Small university feel with interdisciplinary interaction
  • Wellness and lifestyle work balance emphasis
Sharon McKenna, DO

“We want students to understand everything they need to know; not only to pass boards but to help them become effective doctors.”

Sharon McKenna, DO Faculty
Medina Culver, DO

"Touro checked all of my boxes: the people were nice, Henderson has great weather, and I loved the University."

Medina Culver, DO DO Alumna
Troy Herrera Rice

“One of the reasons I chose to come to Touro is because the university really stresses the importance of giving back to the community.”

Troy Herrera Rice Current Student

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Admission Requirements

To be considered eligible for the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status at the time of application.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Have earned a minimum 3.00 cumulative and science GPA.
  • Have completed all pre-requisite coursework in Biology/Zoology with lab, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry with lab, Physics, English, Behavioral Sciences, and Math/Statistics with a C or better.
  • Scored a minimum 500 composite score on the MCAT exam taken no later than June 2019.
  • Submitted three letters of recommendation: two letters from your college  science instructors or one premedical/academic committee, and one letter from a physician (D.O. or M.D.).
  • Have documented physician shadowing experience. (D.O. physician preferred).
  • Submitted the CASPer online assessment.

*Admission requirements are subject to change. Check the Application and Requirements page complete and up-to-date admission information.

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