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Podiatric Medicine


Ramapo College Office of Admissions

McBride House 505 Ramapo Valley Road Mahwah, NJ 07430

p: (201) 684-7300
f: (201) 684-7964

About Podiatric Medicine

Do you have a curious love of feet? A podiatrist treats, analyzes, and diagnoses diseases of the foot. But long before you begin a small practice in your dream town, you have a 7-year track head of you. Our Podiatric Medicine articulated degree program prepares students for a career in the field by combining three years as Biology majors with a concentration in Podiatric Medicine here at Ramapo College. Then you spend your next four years at New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM). Upon the completion of the fourth year, students receive their B.S. degree in Biology from Ramapo College. After three more years students receive their D.P.M degree from NYCPM.

Classes you can take:

Bio-organic Chemistry, Fundamentals of Biology, Fundamentals of Chemistry, Statistics, Social Issues, Precalculus, Ecology, Anatomy & Physiology

Career Opportunities

Ramapo graduates have been accepted to New York College of Podiatric Medicine through our articulated degree program, as well as to the School of Podiatric Medicine at Temple University. As a D.P.M, you can work in hospitals, join or have your own practice, and even specialize in areas such as sports medicine, surgery, primary care and orthopedics.

Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges

Job TitleSalary Range
Podiatrists$57,800 - Varies

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services ( or visit

Hands-On Learning

As a Biology major first, you’ll find well-equipped modern laboratories at Ramapo, which includes computer rooms, computerized biology and physiology labs, and a student research lab, so you can explore the many aspects of biology through your courses and as a participant in faculty research.

Want to hang out with other pre-med and pre-health students? Come join our Pre-Med Club or our medical honors fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon.