Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine
The Midwestern University Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine offers a four year course of study leading to the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. Maximum time for completion of the degree is six years. Courses in the clinical sciences are integrated with basic science courses during the first two years of the curriculum. Clinical courses continue through the summer and part of the fall quarter of the third year. All basic science courses and some clinical courses are shared with osteopathic medical students during the first and second years. Students experience part-time clinical training in the second year. Full time clinical training occurs eight months of the third year and all of the fourth year. The overall goal of the College is to prepare the finest possible podiatric physicians for entry into residency training.
The mission of the Midwestern University Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine is to prepare quality students to enter residency through rigorous education and training, and to exceed professional standards.
Vision & Goals
The vision of the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine is to demonstrate excellence in podiatric medical education. The School strives to cultivate diversity and promote professionalism in an interdisciplinary environment through exemplary:
- Recruitment of quality students
- Scholarly activity
- Recruitment & retention of quality faculty
- Service to community
- Post-doctoral education