International American University - College of Medicine in affiliation with our partners offers qualified individuals a pathway to becoming licensed physicians in the United States and Canada. To that end, we offer the following programs:
Two year Pre-Med program at Texas A&M Commerce, US
Our 90 credit hour Pre-Med program offered at Texas A&M University – Commerce, prepares high school graduates to face the rigors of medical school. Parts or whole of this program is recommended for building a broad foundation in Pre-Medical Sciences before entering the MD program. Additionally, pre-med students have the opportunity to participate in various medical, voluntary and research activities during their stay at Commerce, TX. Successful matriculates of this Pre-Med program are guaranteed admission to the four year MD program thereby offering an opportunity for students to complete their Doctor of Medicine degree within six years straight out of high school. For more information, please visit our TAMU Premed page.
Three year Pre-Med program leading to BSc in Biology at University of Bedfordshire, UK
Our specialized premed program offered in affiliation with University of Bedfordshire, entitles graduates to a BSc degree in Biological or Biomedical which can be completed in three years at the Luton Campus in London, UK. Graduates of this program are provisionally accepted to the four year Doctor of Medicine (MD) program. A joint application to University of Bedforshire and IAU College of Medicine is required after completing high school or 12th grade from any country. Additional conditions apply. For more information, please visit our UoB Pre-Med page
Four year Doctor of Medicine (MD) program, (St Lucia & US)
The MD degree is a 10 semester program, with the first four (basic science) semesters offered in St Lucia, Caribbean and the remaining six(clinical rotations) semesters in affiliate teaching hospitals throughout the US. Successful completion of the USMLE Steps 1&2 is required before an MD degree can be conferred. Graduates upon completion of post graduate residency training are eligible to license in all countries of the world including the United States and Canada.
Basic Science Preparatory program - BSP1 & BSP2 (St Lucia)
The preparatory program is a two semester (8 month) 30 credit program intended to provide the required foundation for students to enter into the Basic Science program of the MD degree. Based on their academic standing at the time of application to the MD program, students may be required to take either one or both semesters of the BSP program and as recommended by the admissions committee of the College of Medicine. The first semester of the BSP (BSP1) involves specific modules from Study Skills, Ethics, General Chemistry, Biology, Histology, and Embryology which are relevant to medical school. The second semester (BSP2) includes Fundamentals of Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Immunology and Medical Biochemistry.
Externship program (US/UK/Canada)
The Externship program is a non – degree seeking opportunity for qualified foreign medical graduates intending to enter post graduate residency training in the US or Canada. This program is currently offered in affiliate ACGME accredited teaching hospitals in Chicago or Atlanta with the objective of achieving valuable clinical experience in a US hospital setting. Specialized training for foreign doctors is also made available through this program. For more information on externships, please visit our externship page.