You need a minimum of 90 semester hours of undergraduate study at an accredited institution in order to be considered for Barry University's School of Podiatric Medicine. The university prefers the completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college of arts and sciences in the United States.
*Prerequisite courses include:
- Biology - 8 semester hours
- General or inorganic chemistry - 8 semester hours
- Organic chemistry - 8 semester hours
- Physics - 8 semester hours
- English - 6 semester hours
- Recommended courses are in cell and molecular biology, genetics, anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry to strengthen premedical background knowledge.
- One (1) letter of recommendation from a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine.
- Two (2) letters of recommendations from academic professors or advisors
- Please note: The letters of recommendations from academic professors and advisors can be substituted with a Health Professional Advisory Report.
- Current scores from the Medical College Admission Test.
- A personal interview arranged by invitation-only from the Admission Committee. Prior to the interview, applicants should visit at least one office of a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine to discuss and observe the practice of podiatric medicine (a letter confirming that visit is required).
- Please note: Interviews will not be granted without an official MCAT score from AACPM.
- You must submit a TOEFL examination score, if the primary language of the institution where you received your university/college degree is not English.
There are two versions of the TOEFL:
- The computer-based test scores range from 0 to 300. Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine requires a score of 250
- The Internet-based test (IBT) scores range from 0 to 120.Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine requires a score of 100.