Founded as an independent School of Medicine in 1976, St. George’s University opened its doors to students beginning in January 1977. It has evolved into a top centre of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the Caribbean island of Grenada, in the West Indies. Students attending SGU enjoy the benefits of a thriving multicultural environment on the True Blue campus, offering all the amenities and technologically advanced facilities of a world-class institution. The University’s more than 20,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University offers medical and veterinary medical degrees in the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and independent and dual graduate degrees in the sciences, public health, and business. Undergraduate degree programs are also available through its School of Arts and Sciences, and students may build on their education by pursuing a degree in the School of Graduate Studies. The University programs are accredited and approved by many governing authorities, and SGU is affiliated with educational institutions worldwide, including in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Ireland.
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The Doctorate of Medicine (MD) program at St. George’s University, the premier Caribbean medical school located in beautiful Grenada, opens doors for a medical career on an international scale.
The MD program at SGU is accredited and/or approved by many external regulatory and accrediting bodies, including:
The accreditation standards that have been used to accredit St. George’s University’s medical degree program have been deemed comparable to those used by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the organization that accredits both US and Canadian medical schools.
St. George’s University’s exceptional MD program has multiple entry points.
The first two years of the 4-year MD Program concentrate on the traditional basic science disciplines on the True Blue campus in Grenada.
The final two years focus on clinical sciences, with training at SGU’s clinical centers and affiliated hospitals in the United States and the United Kingdom.
SGU’s School of Medicine, the premier Caribbean medical school, offers a world-class Doctor of Medicine MD degree program that provides both practical and critical thinking skills needed to succeed as a practicing physician.
Our 42-acre Grenada campus offers a beautiful, encouraging environment that both supports and challenges you during medical school.
The Four-Year MD program consists of a 157-week curriculum that is typically completed within four calendar years.
The MD program is broken down into two phases: Basic Sciences, and Clinical Training.
The curriculum for our Four-Year program gives you the foundation needed to succeed as a physician, and prepares you to grow your practice into a thriving career in medicine.
A five-year academic program leading to a Doctor of Medicine (MD).
The five-year MD program is designed for students with Advanced Level or International Baccalaureate credentials. Students build on an academic background in science with challenging medical education coursework in anatomy, physiology, and other foundational sciences necessary for success in the basic sciences and clinical sciences phases of the MD degree program in SGU’s medical school.
1 year of preclinical coursework in Grenada
2 years of basic science coursework in Grenada
2 years of clinical training in affiliated hospitals in the US or UK
A six-year MD program
Entry into the six-year Doctor of Medicine program is designed for students with the South African or Australian Matric examination qualifications and provides foundation sciences necessary for mastering the basic and clinical sciences phases of the program later in the MD curriculum.
2 years of preclinical coursework in Grenada
Medical career training adapted to your academic background.
The seven–year Doctor of Medicine program is designed for students who have secondary school credentials who need to study a complete course in the foundation sciences necessary to be successful in the medical degree program. With a focus on preclinical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, the seven–year entry point offers this necessary foundation.
Dual BS/MD Degree Option
By entering SGU’s seven-year preclinical program, you may be eligible to earn a Bachelor of Science on your way to completing your Doctor of Medicine. The BS/MD option allow you to complete your undergraduate degree in three years of undergraduate and preclinical courses.
3 years of preclinical coursework in Grenada
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