The College of Osteopathic Medicine emphasizes preparing students to be primary care physicians; many students also choose to practice in specialty areas, such as surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, cardiology, psychiatry, emergency medicine and others.
Des Moines University combines the top advantages in medical education: expert, caring faculty; a rigorous, relevant curriculum; state-of-the-art facilities; a dynamic and diverse research environment; and a vibrant community of students and faculty active in learning and service.
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Interested in learning more? Please contact the admission office at 800-240-2767, extension 1499, or email DOadmit@dmu.edu.
DMU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). As an accredited college, COM is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, or AACOM.
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