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Choose a degree specialized to your career goals. Whether you dream of helping those in need as a primary care physician, opening your own medical practice or want to pursue a career in medical research, the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine has a path to your goal. Choose the degree that best suits your goal to learn more about the program.
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
A four-year program of professional education that provides the foundation for a meaningful career in medicine as a licensed physician.
D.O./M.S. in Health Care Administration
A program that allows medical students to earn a Master of Health Care Administration degree in one year, prior to entering medical school.
An accelerated program that allows D.O. students to earn their Master of Business Administration through the Spears School of Business in a single year.
D.O./M.S. in Biomedical Sciences
Students who wish to conduct biomedical research may undertake a master of science degree. Students start the program with master's degree courses and then matriculate into the D.O. program the following year.
D.O./Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences
A six-year program for students who wish to pursue careers in medical research and/or academic medicine.
A program that allows medical students to earn a Master of Public Health degree in one year, prior to entering medical school.
The Bridge Program promotes entry into the osteopathic medical profession of high-potential students who come from disadvantaged or medically underrepresented backgrounds or are pursuing medicine as a second career. The Bridge curriculum lays out a program of study during the first year of training that incorporates summer academic preparation and focused coursework in the biomedical sciences. After successful completion of the Bridge year, students matriculate into the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and join the incoming medical school class.