The degree Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) is conferred upon candidates of good moral character who have completed all academic requirements, satisfied all financial obligations, and completed all graduation requirements.
Students must pass all didactic course work and rotation courses with a grade of "C," or better, in order to graduate.
Students must pass COMLEX-USA Level 1 and both components of the COMLEX-USA Level 2 examinations of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME). The current student outcomes and assessments can be accessed at www.midwestern.edu/programs-and-admission/az-osteopathic-medicine.html.
There must be a minimum of 130 weeks of instruction between the date of matriculation and graduation. The current student outcomes and assessments can be accessed at www.midwestern.edu/programs-and-admission/az-osteopathic-medicine.html.
Maximum Length to Degree Completion
As stipulated by the American Osteopathic Association - Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOA-COCA), the education program leading up to the DO degree, may not exceed six years from the date of matriculation, except in the case of a student receiviing another degree in addition to the DO degree.