By regularly submitting the MD program for evaluation and approval, Medical University of the Americas is recognized by key medical licensing and accreditation authorities. This makes it possible for MUA graduates to obtain residencies across the US and Canada.
Here is a brief overview of the accreditations and approvals MUA has received:
MUA is accredited by the St. Kitts and Nevis Accreditation Board and graduates are eligible for licensure within the federation. MUA is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM).
The United States Department of Education has determined that Nevis’ accreditation standards are comparable to those set by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) to accredit medical schools in the United States and Canada.
The Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program at the Medical University of the Americas is listed in the latest International Medical Education Directory (IMED). The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) has declared that students from MUA are eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), which is required for residency and medical licensure in the United States.
Medical University of the Americas is one of a select group of international medical schools approved by the New York State Education Department to allow students to complete more than 12 weeks of clinical clerkships in New York State.
Medical University of the Americas is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684.
Approved for U.S. Federal Loans
Medical University of the Americas is one of the select international medical schools approved to participate in U.S. Federal Student Aid programs.