College of Health Sciences

Glendale, AZ Campus


Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine

The Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate. Information in this catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between MWU and the students.

Total Quarter Credits in the Professional Program:  231.0


Total Quarter Credits in the First Year:59.0
First Professional Year
ANATG 1513Gross Anatomy (Fall)5
ANATG 1515Embryology (Fall/Winter)1.5
ANATG 1521Gross Anatomy II (Winter)5
BIOCG 1512Biochemistry I (Fall)7
BIOCG 1523Biochemistry II (Winter)4
COREG 1560G, 1570G, 1580GInterprofessional Healthcare (Fall/Winter/Spring)1.5
FMEDG 1534Public Health, Medical Ethics and Jurisprudence (Spring)2
HISTG 1515Histology (Fall/Winter)5
MICRG 1532Immunology (Spring)3
NEURG 1532Neuroscience (Spring)6.5
PHYSG 1523Physiology I (Winter)5.5
PHYSG 1534Physiology II (Spring)5.5
PMEDG 1512Podiatric Medicine I (Fall)1.5
PMEDG 1521Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function I (Winter)3
PMEDG 1531Introduction to Podiatric Surgery (Spring)3


Total Quarter Credits in the Second Year:74.0
Second Professional Year
MICRG 1612Microbiology (Fall/Winter)10
PASSG 1670Physical Diagnosis (Fall)3
PATHG 1612Pathology I (Fall)6
PATHG 1623Pathology II (Winter)6
PATHG 1634Pathology III (Spring)5
PHARG 1612Pharmacology (Fall/Winter/Spring)11
PMEDG 1618Podiatric Basic Skills Practicum (Summer/Fall/Winter)2
PMEDG 1641Podiatric Medicine II (Spring)3.5
PMEDG 1642Research and Evidence Based Medicine (Summer)1.5
PMEDG 1643Advanced Lower Extremity Anatomy (Summer)6.5
PMEDG 1644Medical Imaging (Summer)2
PMEDG 1651Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function II (Summer)3.5
PMEDG 1662General Medicine I (Winter)3
PMEDG 1663Podiatric Pathomechanics I (Spring)3.5
PMEDG 1672General Medicine II (Spring)3
PMEDG 1675Pediatric Orthopedics (Summer)3
PMEDG 1678Behavioral Medicine (Spring)1.5


Total Quarter Credits in the Third Year:58.0
Third Professional Year
PMEDG 1702Radiology (Fall)2
PMEDG 1722Advanced Pathomechanics (Summer)2
PMEDG 1724Orientation to the Operating Room & Anesthesia (Summer)1.5
PMEDG 1725Clinical Correlates (Winter)1
PMEDG 1727Emergency Medicine and Trauma (Summer/Fall)5
PMEDG 1732General Medicine III (Summer)3
PMEDG 1734 Practice Management (Summer)2
PMEDG 1741Podiatric Dermatology (Fall)2.5
PMEDG 1751Applied Clinical Biomechanics (Fall)2
PMEDG 1773Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Summer)2.5
PMEDG 1774General Orthopedics and Disorders of Bone (Summer)2.5
Rotations (Integrated October through May)
PMEDG 1701Podiatric Medicine CORE A, B, C, D (4 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation)16
PMEDG 1706Outpatient Medicine4
PMEDG 1733Clerkship A, B (2 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation)8
 Required Elective - May choose either one 4-week or two 2-week rotations. from the list below4
PMEDG 1705Podiatric Office (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1707Vascular Medicine (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1708Pedorthics, Bracing & Prosthetics (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1710Dermatology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1711Rheumatology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1712Physical Therapy (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1713Wound Care (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1714Endocrinology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1715Neurology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1716Orthotic Fabrication (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1740International (2 weeks)2

Total Quarter Credits in the Fourth Year: 40.0
Fourth Professional Year
Rotations (Integrated June through May) During the fourth year, each student may take up to four weeks of vacation time.
PMEDG 1801Podiatric Medicine CORE A,B (2 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation)8
PMEDG 1802Emergency Medicine/Trauma4
PMEDG 1803Surgery4
PMEDG 1804Inpatient Medicine4
PMEDG 1805 A,B,C,D,EClinical Clerkships (5 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation)20
PMEDG 1808Optional Rotation (4 weeks)4