All Saints University School of Medicine offers six types of programs; Bachelors of Science (Nursing), Bachelors of Science (Life Sciences), the Five Year MD Degree Program, the Four Year MD Degree Program, PhD in Life Sciences (Microbiology), and PhD in Life Sciences (Immunology).
4 -YEAR MD PROGRAM
The 4-Year MD program can be completed in 3 years and 4 months. Admission into the 4-year program requires a Bachelor Degree or completion of at least two years of post secondary education, which must include successful completion of premedical admission requirements such as:
Biology – 90 semester hours
Chemistry – 90 semester hours
Physics – 90 semester hours
and one year of Mathematics or Calculus, English and Humanities or Liberal Arts.
The 4-year MD degree program comprises 5 semesters of instruction in Basic Medical Sciences in Dominica followed by 72 weeks of clinical clerkships.
THE 5-YEAR MD PROGRAM
The five year MD program is designed for high school graduates intending to obtain a MD Degree. This program includes 4 semesters of premedical courses, including those listed above. Upon successful completion of 4 semesters of premedical courses, students are automatically allowed to complete the Basic Medical Science (preclinical) portion of the degree program with their counterparts in the 4-Year MD degree program.
B.SC. (NURSING) and B.SC. (LIFE SCIENCES) DEGREE PROGRAMS
All Saints University School of Medicine offers 4-Year (8 semesters) Bachelor of Science degree programs in Nursing and Life Sciences.
Applicants must possess a high school/secondary school diploma or certificate with credits in Mathematics or Calculus, English and Science subjects, including Chemistry and Biology.
Students completing the Nursing or Life Science degree program may be eligible to transfer to the 4-Year and 5-Year Doctor of Medicine degree program upon successful completion of all the prerequisite courses.
Students completing Bachelor of Science (Life Sciences) degree program may have the option of majoring in Microbiology or Laboratory Science.
Students with an Associate degree or diploma in Nursing may be granted admission into the second year of the 4-Year B.Sc. (Nursing) program. Such students will be required to complete the degree program over a period of six semesters.
PH.D. DEGREE PROGRAM (MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY) OR MEDICAL SCIENCES
Duration: 3 years
Opportunities are available for individuals with earned Master of Science or MD degree to complete Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Microbiology and Immunology or Medical Sciences.
Applicants may be eligible for stipends and research grants to facilitate completion of the Ph.D. degree program. Interested applicants are required to submit their application for admission as well as research proposals to: firstname.lastname@example.org for the attention of the Research Committee, All Saints University School of Medicine, Dominica.