As an IAU student, we guarantee the satisfaction of each of the various “levels” of credentials necessary for US & Canadian Licensure.
IAU is recognized by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). This grants you the right to take all three steps of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), which must be passed to become a practicing physician in the U.S.
IAU is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). This is an accurate and up-to-date compilation of international medical schools recognized by the appropriate government agency in the medical schools respective country. Recognition by the ECFMG depends directly on whether or not the school is listed in this directory. IAU is also listed in the Avicenna Directories which will be successor to WHO's World Directory of Medical Schools.
Recently a distinguished team from the New York State Education Department, Office Of The Professions determined that the MD program offered at International American University substantially meets the requirements of the Regulations of the Commissioner of the New York State Education Department. We are proud to be one of the very few foreign medical schools that have this elite status.