Please refer to individual Pathways for specific requirements.


During the fourth year, each student must meet the posted graduation requirements in the Drexel University College of Medicine Student Handbook:

For 2018-2019, students are required to complete 38 weeks of graduation credit (36 weeks of elective time). Students have 11.5 blocks (46 weeks) available prior to graduation. This does not include Winter Break weeks. Scheduling requirements will be detailed in the 2018-2019 Medical Student Handbook.

Section 1. Academic Policies and Academic Progress
Guidelines for Promotion: From Year 4 to Graduation

Further Explanation:

General Information About the Pathways:

Course titles and numbers for all courses approved and registered by the various departments at Drexel University College of Medicine (including all clinical campuses) can be found on-line in the Senior Elective Guide (  The Guide will be updated throughout the year.

Senior students should have their schedules completed by February 1st of their graduation year in order for their schedules to be verified for graduation. 

revised 7/11/2018