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Eligibility for Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree PDFDownload to print

All candidates for the degree Doctor of Podiatric Medicine must have:

  1. Maintained satisfactory academic performance: minimum 2.000 GPA and no grade below a C or S (satisfactory);
  2. Demonstrated clinical competence through completion of the performance objectives;
  3. Been in good disciplinary standing;
  4. Satisfactorily completed all clinical rotations and externship/clerkship program requirements;
  5. Fulfilled all responsibilities and financial obligations to the college;
  6. Demonstrated moral and mental competency to practice podiatric medicine;
  7. Been recommended by the faculty for graduation;
  8. Taken and passed the American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examination (APMLE), Part I, completed Part II and released the score reports to the college; and
  9. Passed senior competency examination.

To be eligible for graduation in May, candidates must have met all of the above requirements before June 30 immediately following the May graduation. Attendance at the graduation ceremony is required.

All students must successfully complete the graduation requirements within six  years of their initial matriculation.

Recommendation for the degree is discretionary with the faculty; there is no contract stated or implied, between the college and the students that a degree will be conferred at any stated time, or at all.