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Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 4+4 program with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)

Qualified Lycoming College students can receive preferred admission to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) for its Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree program. The PCOM-Lycoming 4+4 program includes PCOM holding up to three spots annually for Lycoming College graduates who meet entrance requirements and are approved by the admissions committee at the private, not-for-profit medical school in Philadelphia.

For more than a century, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a "whole person" approach—treating people, not just symptoms. The program is accredited by the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association.

The PCOM-Lycoming College 4+4 program requires student candidates earn a 3.50 cumulative and science cumulative grade point average through the end of their junior year at Lycoming College, and score a 504 composite and at least a 126 on each section of the Medical College Admissions Test.

Graduates of PCOM can enter a wide variety of specialties including:

  • General practice
  • General internal medicine
  • OB/GYN
  • Pediatrics
  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Physical Medicine and Rehab
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology

For a list of courses required for PCOM admission, please contact Georgia Grey, Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development, at 570.321.4257,