BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Brevard County is on track to open up its first medical school.
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Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is heading to Florida Tech campus in Melbourne, and has been in the planning stages for quite some time.
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The president of the school told Channel 9 the accreditation process started more than a year ago.
The first proposed class in 2024 will consist of up to 100 students. Burrell has some of its third- and fourth-year students in Florida for clinical rotations.
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The plans are to open the Space Coast location on the Florida Tech campus right behind L3Harris Commons. Renovations are underway.
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