The 3-year program at AUIS provides students with a firm foundational knowledge of science and humanities required by professional schools while also offering opportunities to explore health fields.
A Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree provides a solid starting point for a career as a doctor, dentist, pharmacist, professor, researcher or biotech industry scientist. The coursework is offered over eight (8) semesters of study spanning almost 3 and a half years including full summer semesters. Years 1 and 2 offer pre-medical sciences coursework. Years 2 and 3 offer core and elective courses in basic medical sciences and clinical skills.
Years 1 and 2 of the degree program offer an accelerated pathway to Medical School through completion of all prerequisite coursework and the 90-credit hour US medical school application requirements within the first four semesters of study.
Students are eligible to apply for AUIS’s MD program at the end of Semester 4 of Pre-Medical Sciences in Year 2. BMSc degree is awarded on successful completion of 142 course credit hours of study.
Additional Program Details:
Pre-Medical Sciences Program
First and early- second year: Students complete general education coursework and medical school admission prerequisite requirements that include: English, psychology, sociology, math, computer science, physics, medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, statistics, public health, evidence based research, biology, physical and organic chemistry.
Basic Medical Sciences Program
Second and third year: Students complete core basic medical sciences courses and learn clinical skills while participating in volunteer community health experience(s). Core Basic Sciences content includes: Gross and microscopic anatomy, molecular & cell biology, pathological basis of human disease, epidemiology, research, ethics and issues, and principles of clinical care.