Articulation Agreements

The Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine will accept students from any accredited undergraduate program; however, we have worked with various schools to create articulation agreements. These agreements help students to maximize their undergraduate preparation and make a smooth transition to Rosalind Franklin University.


Lewis University

The Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine program has developed an articulation agreement with Lewis University. This Intercollegiate program seeks to identify prospective students from Lewis University with an interest in the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Under this agreement, students will have the opportunity to participate in an accelerated, 3+4 program receiving both the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Lewis University and the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.

Pre-Podiatric Medicine Coursework

Semester hours Quarter hours
General biology with lab 12 18
General or inorganic chemistry with lab 8 12
Organic chemistry with lab* 8 12
Physics with lab 8 12
English 6 9
*Biochemistry may be substituted for half the requirement.
Clinical physiology is strongly recommended
General education
A total of 90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours must be completed. Courses requiring oral presentation (seminar, public speaking, communications, etc.)

For more information about the program, please contact the Lewis University Office of Admissions: 
Lewis University
(815) 836-5250
admissions@lewisu.edu


Carthage College

This Intercollegiate program seeks to identify prospective students from Carthage College with an interest in the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Under this agreement, students will have the opportunity to participate in an accelerated, 3+4 program receiving both the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Carthage College and the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.

Pre-Podiatric Medicine Coursework

Carthage College Semester hours
Biology 1100, 2300, 2400 12
Chemistry 1010, 1020 8
Chemistry 2070, 2080* 8
Physics 2100, 2110 or 2200, 2210 8
Western Heritage COR 1100, 1110 8
*Biochemistry may be substituted for one semester Organic Chemistry with lab.
Clinical physiology is strongly recommended
General education
A total of 90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours must be completed. Courses requiring oral presentation (seminar, public speaking, communications, etc.)

 

For more information about the program, please contact the Carthage College Office of Admissions:
Carthage College
(800) 351-4058
admissions@carthage.edu


Carroll University

This Intercollegiate program seeks to identify prospective students from Carroll University with an interest in the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Under this agreement, students will have the opportunity to participate in one of two 3 year plans at Carroll University, receiving both the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Carroll University and the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine


Pre-Podiatric Medicine Coursework

Carroll University Semester hours
Biology 120, 125, 220, 225 12
Chemistry 109, 110, 8
Organic Chemistry 203, 204 8
Physics 101, 102 8
English 165, 170 6
*Biochemistry may be substituted for one semester Organic Chemistry with lab.
General education
A total of 90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours must be completed. Courses requiring oral presentation (seminar, public speaking, communications, etc.)

For more information about the program, please contact the Carroll University Office of Admissions:
Carroll University 
(242) 524-7220

North Central College

This Intercollegiate program seeks to identify prospective students from North Central College with an interest in the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Under this agreement, students will have the opportunity to participate in a 3 year plans at North Central College, receiving both the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from North Central College and the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine


Pre-Podiatric Medicine Coursework

North Central College
Semester hours

General Biology 12
General/Inorganic Chemistry 8
Organic Chemistry* with Lab 8
Physics with Lab 8
English 6
*Biochemistry may be substituted for one semester Organic Chemistry with lab.
Completion of the Clinical Psychology course is highly recommended.
General education
A total of 90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours must be completed. Courses requiring oral presentation (seminar, public speaking, communications, etc.)

For more information about the program, please contact the North Central College Office of Admissions: 
 North Central College
(630) 637-5800
admissions@noctrl.edu

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