The Northeast Ohio Medical University is a public university that specializes in public health education consisting of pharmacy and medicine. The university was started by Leonard Caccamo, who was the medical director of St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was assisted by Lyle Williams and Harry Meshel. The university was established according to the Ohio state legislature in 1973, and the campus area in Rootstown was selected. The first class was taken in 1977 that consisted of 42 students. These students graduated in 1981, and the institute received full accreditation. Later on, in 2010, Jay A. Gershen began his term as the president of the university.
Located in Ohio, the university was called Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy earlier but was later renamed as the Northeast Ohio Medical University. The Liaison Committee on Medical Education has accredited the College of Medicine. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has accredited the College of Pharmacy. The Council on Education for Public Health has recognized the Masters of Public Health courses. Undergraduate, postgraduate, certificate, integrated and doctoral degrees are available at the university. The College of Medicine and College of Pharmacy has 15 academic departments.
The main campus at Rootstown is situated 14 miles from Akron, near Cleveland and Youngstown. The campus consists of various facilities such as a bookstore, research labs, a biomedical library, and a courtyard. The Education and Wellness Centre has a café, fitness center, conference area, and a space for physical therapy. There is the Bio-Med Science Academy on the third floor of this center. This academy is a charter high school that is based on the STEM curriculum along with a focus on medicine. As of 2015 August, the school has around 400 students in grades 9 to 12. On the northern side of the campus, there are accommodation facilities for students, staff, and faculty.
The university has partnered with some of the most prestigious medical institutes of the country to provide the best education. These hospitals provide more than 7000 beds and 2300 faculty staff. The medical institutes are Alliance Community Hospital, Ashtabula County Medical Centre, Cleveland Clinic Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation, Heartland Behavioral Healthcare, Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, Med Central Health System – Mansfield, and Medina Community Hospital. The university offers non-need-based scholarships to students who meet certain eligibility criteria. Some of these are offered during admission or based on merit. Need-based scholarships are offered to students who have a weak financial background. These financial aids contain grants and loans. Students can apply for both of these scholarships. The University Scholarship and Awards Committee will review the applications and notify the selected students.
Placement and internship opportunities are available for students of all departments. Around 60% of students were placed as pharmacists and other reputable positions. Students can register online at the university’s job portal. The university has star-studded alumni consisting of famous celebrities, including author Amit Majmudar, magician Angela Funovits, Rajeev Venkayya, Crystal Mackall, Hans Thewissen, C. Owen Lovejoy and Frederick Frese.
|MS - 1 Course||GRE - Accepted|
TOEFL - 79 & Above
|Other Courses - 2 Courses||SAT - Accepted|
|Application fees||No Fees|
|MS - 1 Course||18 - 24 Months||INR 10.4L|
|Other Courses - 2 Courses||4 Years||INR 14.4L|