Upon graduation from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree is granted. The usual length of the course of study is 4 academic years. The curriculum consists of 2 years of primarily didactic instruction followed by 2 years of primarily clinical rotations including the applicable didactic material. Upon graduation with the D.O. degree, the graduate is eligible for postdoctoral residency training in all fields of medicine. Completion from a program of study at Midwestern University does not guarantee placement in a residency program or future employment, licensure or credentialing.