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Does NYIT offer a B.S./D.O. program?

NYIT's department of life sciences offers a seven-year combined bachelor of science and doctor of osteopathic medicine (B.S./D.O.). This program is located at the Old Westbury campus.

The (B.S./D.O.) is an accredited program for talented, highly motivated students who complete their baccalaureate preparation in three years and may then be admitted directly into NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine, which requires four years for the D.O. degree. To be admitted into this program, students must submit SAT and/or ACT results with a combined SAT score of 1,200 or above or an ACT of at least 28. In addition, they must have a high school average of 90 or above and a high class standing. Following the completion of three years at the undergraduate level, in order for a student to be considered for acceptance to the College of Osteopathic Medicine and invited for a personal interview, the student must complete the College of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions application and meet the following criteria:

  1. GPA - maintain a 3.5 grade point average each semester; maintain a 3.5 grade point average for all science courses each semester resulting in a cumulative 3.5 grade point average.
  2. MCAT score of the mean MCAT score of the College of Osteopathic Medicine class starting in the year before student starts NYIT.
  3. Completion date of application package - February 1 preceding August start (must include MCAT score).

In order to apply, complete the regular undergraduate application either online or via regular mail. If you apply online, the $50 application fee will be waived if you type in the code ASKNYITLTin the section of the application that asks for your payment.

For more information about the program and admissions requirements, contact the Office of Admissions at 800.345.NYIT(6948) or at 516.686.2870 or admissions@nyit.edu.