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TEMPLE UNIVERSITY 3+4 ACCELERATED PODIATRIC MEDICINE Gannon University, in affiliation with Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM), located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offers a program for qualified students to earn a bachelor’s degree from Gannon University and a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) degree from TUSPM. The 3+4 accelerated program grants highly motivated and academically strong students the opportunity to matriculate to TUSPM after completing only three years of undergraduate study at Gannon University. Students enrolled in the program are conditionally guaranteed acceptance to TUSPM. Participation in the program alleviates much of the cost of applying to podiatry schools, while providing a strong background in scientific and biomedical courses at Gannon University. Successful completion of the first year of podiatry school at TUSPM will allow students in the 3+4 accelerated program to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in health science from Gannon University. GU Undergraduate Entry Requirements • Completion of four years of science courses at the high school level (biology and chemistry courses are required, while physics is highly recommended) • Completion of four years of math courses at the high school level • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale • Class rank in the top 25% of high school class • Minimum SAT score of 1220 (new SAT)/1150 (old SAT) or ACT composite score of 25 • Evidence of academic and personal potential, and a desire to become a podiatrist TUSPM Entry Requirements After three years of undergraduate study, the participant is conditionally guaranteed admission TUSPM if the following requirements are satisfied. • • • • •

 ompletion of at least 90 semester hours of prerequisite undergraduate coursework C Cumulative overall GPA of 3.1 or higher Cumulative science GPA of 3.0 or higher MCAT score at the 40th percentile or higher Recommendation by the Pre-Health Applicant Review Committee or Director of Pre-Health Programs as having met the established requirements and standards for consideration for admission • Satisfactory admissions interview with TUSPM Admissions Committee • Any additional requirements as outlined through the affiliation agreement between Gannon University and TUSPM; students accepted to the program will have access to all requirements specified in the agreement through the Director of the Pre-Health Advising Program at Gannon University

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019