72% Texas residents
As a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, you will make a difference.
We seek students who will be transformed through learning, service and community engagement. Are you one of them?
Why Become a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine?
As a Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) Medicine, you will apply a distinct philosophy to patient care in every medical specialty including a focus on structure, function, and the body’s natural ability to heal itself. This holistic approach is the heart of osteopathic medicine, which is practiced by more than 145,000 DOs in the U.S. healthcare system.
Osteopathic Medicine Care Fundamentals
- Primary Care Focus
Entering Class of 2018 profile
7% African American
2.5% Native American
Average age: 25
MCAT average: 502
Cumulative GPA: 3.52
Science GPA: 3.44
Highest % of underrepresented minorities of any DO program in U.S.
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Our 4-year doctor of osteopathic medicine program offers a full medical curriculum that stresses self-directed learning. Divided into two phases that include community engagement and early clinical experience activities, the DO curriculum focuses on conceptual knowledge acquisition, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning.Learn More
Master of Biomedical Sciences
This innovative one-year program is for graduates pursuing a professional degree in the biomedical sciences or in healthcare. Its rigorous curriculum integrates science, research, bioethics and medical humanities, with an emphasis on population health.Learn More
Direct Admit Program
Highly qualified freshman students may be eligible for direct admission to the School of Osteopathic Medicine on a conditional basis, pending overall GPA and other requirements.Learn More