Anatomical Sciences (AS)

The Anatomical Sciences (AS) major is designed to assist students who foresee a future that involves working in the anatomy discipline. This can include working alongside ananatomist, teaching anatomy related courses at a community college, or pursing a medical degree. Students will also be prepared to pursue advanced graduate study inanatomy.

LMU’s Hamilton Mathematics and Sciences Building houses the Neal Cross Memorial Anatomy Laboratory and model room. This is a state-of-the art human gross anatomyteaching suite. Donor programs allow MS students to have access to study anatomy and take part in graduate research projects such as detailed dissections and plastination’s.

Additional research and teaching opportunities are alsoavailable to students in this major.
Other significant aspects of the program include the following:

  • Guaranteed Interview
    • Students who maintain a cumulative 84
    • 3.0 graduate GPA or higher in the Fall semester and complete their American Association of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS) application are guaranteed an interview at LMU-DCOM in the Spring semester.
    • If a student drops at least one of the professional school courses (ANAT501 or LSCI 501) during the Fall semester then he/she will not be granted the interview.
    • Grades of B or above in professional school courses will be applied to your future transcripts at LMU-LMU- DCOM if accepted.
    • Before the actual interview, an interview workshop is provided along with an individual mock interview with faculty/staff in MS program.
    • Many of the students in the program will learn about their acceptance into LMU-DCOM before the end of the Spring semester.
    • A grade of “C” or lower in a Spring semester course may result in a rescinded acceptance to LMU-DCOM.

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