The degree Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) is conferred upon candidates of good professional standing who have completed all academic requirements, satisfied all financial obligations, and completed all graduation requirements.
Students must pass all didactic course work and rotation courses with a grade of "C," or better, in order to graduate.
Students must pass COMLEX-USA Level 1 and COMLEX-USA Level 2 examinations of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), as well as a standardized clinical skills evaluation. The current student outcomes and assessments can be accessed at www.midwestern.edu/programs-and-admission/az-osteopathic-medicine.html.
The current student outcomes and assessments can be accessed at www.midwestern.edu/programs-and-admission/az-osteopathic-medicine.html.
Maximum Length to Degree Completion
As stipulated by the American Osteopathic Association - Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOA-COCA), the education program leading up to the DO degree, may not exceed 150% of time required to earn degree in the program in which the student enters (6 years for a 4 year program) from the date of matriculation, except in the case of a student earning another degree in addition to the DO degree.