Students must also fulfill the requirements of the Pre-Professional Advisory Committee of Adelphi University and the admissions requirements of the NYCPM in order to formally enroll at NYCPM.
These requirements include:
- An interview with the Pre-Professional Advisory Committee of Adelphi University
- A composite letter of evaluation for admission from the Pre-Medical Council at Adelphi University
- Participation in an Open House at NYCPM during one of the student’s first three academic years in the program
- A timely and satisfactory formal application to NYCPM
- Official MCAT scores at least equal to NYCPM’s current minimum at the time of admission
- A satisfactory evaluation in a personal interview by NYCPM
Adelphi University agrees to accept a maximum of 30 credits as transfer credits for those NYCPM courses which comprise part of the first year study of Podiatric Medicine. For purposes of conferring a Bachelor’s Degree from Adelphi University, these credits will be regarded as the fourth year of study at Adelphi University. Credits will be allocated to the student’s major requirements or treated as elective credits, in accord with Adelphi’s major requirements.
Students will transfer a combination of the following courses that yields a maximum of 30 credits to be approved by either the Biology Department of Adelphi University for Biology majors, the Chemistry Department of Adelphi University for Chemistry or Biochemistry majors, or as elective credit for any other major at Adelphi University.
- Biochemistry Immunology
- Cell Biology and Histology and Lab
- Physiology and Lab
- Gross Anatomy and Lab
- Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics
The granting of these credits is subject to the following condition:
Students enrolled in the New York College of Podiatric Medicine requesting transfer of credits must have completed each course with a grade of “C” or higher at NYCPM in order to receive transfer credit at Adelphi University.
For additional information, please contact the Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140 or the Department of Biology at (516) 877-4200.