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:  233.5


Total Quarter Credits in the First Year:59
First Professional Year
ANATG 1513Gross Anatomy5
ANATG 1521Gross Anatomy II5
BIOCG 1512Biochemistry I7
BIOCG 1523Biochemistry II4
COREG 1560Interprofessional Healthcare0.5
COREG 1570Interprofessional Healthcare0.5
COREG 1580Interprofessional Healthcare0.5
FMEDG 1534Public Health, Medical Ethics and Jurisprudence2
HISTG 1512Histology/Embryology6.5
MICRG 1532Immunology3
NEURG 1532Neuroscience6.5
PHYSG 1523Physiology I5.5
PHYSG 1534Physiology II5.5
PMEDG 1512Podiatric Medicine I1.5
PMEDG 1521Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function I3
PMEDG 1531Introduction to Podiatric Surgery3


Total Quarter Credits in the Second Year:73.5
Second Professional Year
MICRG 1612Microbiology10
PASSG 1670Physical Diagnosis4
PATHG 1612Pathology I6
PATHG 1623Pathology II6
PATHG 1634Pathology III5
PHARG 1612Pharmacology11
PMEDG 1618Podiatric Basic Skills Practicum2
PMEDG 1641Podiatric Medicine II3.5
PMEDG 1643Lower Extremity Anatomy6.5
PMEDG 1644Medical Imaging2
PMEDG 1651Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function II3.5
PMEDG 1662General Medicine I3
PMEDG 1663Podiatric Pathomechanics I3.5
PMEDG 1672General Medicine II3
PMEDG 1675Pediatric Orthopedics3
PMEDG 1678Behavioral Medicine1.5


Total Quarter Credits in the Third Year:61
Third Professional Year
PMEDG 1702Radiology2
PMEDG 1722Advanced Pathomechanics2
PMEDG 1724Orientation to the Operating Room & Anesthesia1.5
PMEDG 1725Clinical Correlates I1
PMEDG 1726Clinical Correlates II1
PMEDG 1727Emergency Medicine and Trauma5
PMEDG 1732General Medicine III3
PMEDG 1734 Practice Management2
PMEDG 1741Podiatric Dermatology2.5
PMEDG 1742Research and Evidence Based Medicine2
PMEDG 1751Applied Clinical Biomechanics2
PMEDG 1773Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation2.5
PMEDG 1774General Orthopedics and Disorders of Bone2.5
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 (2 weeks)4
PMEDG 1714Endocrinology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1715Neurology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1716Orthotic Fabrication (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1740International (2 weeks)2
Summer/Fall/Winter Quarters

Total Quarter Credits in the Fourth Year:40
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 1803 Surgery4
PMEDG 1804 Inpatient 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