Temple University 3+4 Accelerated Podiatric Medicine

  • Program Description

    • 3+4 accelerated podiatric medicine program with Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, leading to a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) degree
    • Qualified students will be conditionally guaranteed an interview with TUSPM, an advantage over students at other institutions at the time of application.
    • Students in the 3+4 program can earn a B.S. in health science from Gannon University after the completion of their first year at TUSPM.
    • Participation does not restrict student’s ability to apply to other podiatric schools.

    Liberal Studies Core

    The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program.

    Gannon University Undergraduate Entry Requirements

    • Complete four years of science courses and four years of math courses at the high school level
    • Achieve a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
    • Obtain a rank in the top 25 percent of your high school class
    • Achieve a minimum SAT score of 1220 (new SAT)/1150 (old SAT) or ACT composite score of 25
    • Provide evidence of academic and personal potential, and a desire to become a podiatrist

    Admissions Process

    Students who meet all entry requirements listed will be accepted on a rolling admission basis.

    Affiliate Entry Requirements

    • Complete at least 90 semester hours of prerequisite undergraduate coursework          
    • Achieve a cumulative overall GPA of 3.1 or higher  
    • Achieve a cumulative science GPA of 3.0 or higher  
    • Earn an MCAT score at the 40th percentile or higher  
    • Receive a recommendation from Gannon University’s Pre-Health Applicant Review Committee  
    • Complete a satisfactory admissions interview with TUSPM  
    • Fulfill any additional requirements as outlined through the affiliation agreement between Gannon University and TUSPM