Students enrolling in DMU’s doctor of osteopathic medicine or doctor of podiatric medicine programs may pursue a dual degree leading to a master of science in anatomy.
This option lets students combine the expertise gained in the master’s degree program with their clinical knowledge and practice, helping their patients and enhancing their professional options and career.
How to apply for a dual degree
- Students apply for enrollment in the master’s program during the first year of their clinical program.
- If accepted, they begin the master’s curriculum the following June.
|Advanced standing core courses||Credit hours|
|Cell and Tissue Biology||3|
|Core anatomy course||Credit hours|
|Other required courses||Credit hours|
|Teaching in Anatomy||4|
|Biostatistics and Research||3|
|Other required total||13|
|Electives (6 credit hours minimum)||Credit hours|
|Tools for Teaching||1|