Our prestigious, accredited University, USAT, was established and licensed in September 2003 by the Government of Montserrat, a British Overseas Territory and became International Medical Education Directory (IMED) listed the same year. We are now among the fastest growing schools in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and possess the largest Healthcare Professional (HCP) to Medical Doctor (MD) bridge program. We are located on the beautiful, friendly, and unspoiled Island of Montserrat, in the heart of the Caribbean.

Our educational philosophy is founded on well-established traditional, and “time-honored", academic pursuits. Each carefully designed course is taught by experienced Professors and Clinicians, having long standing academic and professional expertise.

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School Name:
University of Science, Arts, and Technology
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4288 Youngfield Street
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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MD - Doctor of Medicine
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4288 Youngfield Street
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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South Mayfield Estate Drive
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Doctor of Medicine
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Tuition Fees

Base Tuition:
$5,490.00 per 16 week semester for basic sciences, and $5,490.00 per 12 week block of clinical training. Note: clinical training fees do not include individual hospital fees for costs such as application or mentor reimbursement costs. *Tuition is subject to change*
Additional Fees

APPLICATION FEE: $125.00 Non-refundable.

MATRICULATION FEE: $600.00 This fee is to be paid by all students after an offer of acceptance is received, and prior to the start of instruction. Once submitted it will assure the seat is reserved until the first day of class. Non-refundable.

LABORATORY FEES: $600.00 per semester for campus based coursework, does not apply to clinical training.

STUDENT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE: Students must have a The University of Science, Arts and Technology, Montserrat approved policy with maximums of $2M/incident and $4M/aggregate. This onetime fee of USD $995.00 must be paid before clinical training can commence. Coverage is in place until the student graduates, and remains in force as long as the student remains in an active status. If the student reactivates his/her status after a hiatus of one or more semesters, the policy must be reinstated. The current reinstatement fee is $150.00 for absences of less than one year, $250.00 for absences of one to two years, and $450.00 for absences greater than two years.

DISSECTION LABORATORY FEE: The Anatomy Lab fee is set at US$600.00 per lab experience. This fee includes the issue of scrubs, gowns, masks, instruments, parking, continental breakfast and lunch. All Functional Anatomy dissection and surgical procedure labs are held at the Miami Anatomic Research Centre, a state of the art post-graduate training Institute in Miami, FL. Students must be preapproved and prepaid for the lab, and must be in good standing with the University. USAT Anatomy Lab uses pre-certified fresh cadavers only. Camera and cell phones are not permitted in the anatomy lab during dissection classes. All medical students must attend at least one comprehensive dissection lab prior to the start of clinical training modules. Anatomy majors must attend at least 5 labs during their first year of study.

GRADUATION FEE: Payable by all students. $ 900.00 for MD or PhD, first diploma, $300.00 additional per additional diploma awarded. This fee includes cost of academic regalia rental and reception for up to 4 guests.

TECHNOLOGY FEE: One-time fee of $500.00. Payable by all students. This fee includes the costs of webinars, electronic media, software and digital record keeping.

LATE FEE: $100 for each incident.

*Fees are subject to change*

Accreditation Details

MCAT Requirements:
Duration of Program(s):
4 years - USAT presents an innovative MD curriculum that conveniently incorporates critical areas of nutrition, complementary and alternative medicine, and physical medicine into the traditional basic sciences and clinical years, and introduces clinical exposure from the first semester. The Basic sciences consists of 2 blocks of coursework (I = Basic sciences and II = preclinical sciences) comprising a 20 month/80 weeks in duration, and the clinical years are also conveniently divided into two blocks of instruction (III = core specialties and IV = elective specialties) comprising a total of 20 months/80 weeks of clinical training.

The MD Program

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Details about the Basic Sciences:

BLOCK IA: Integrated Modules in Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Medical Physics, Histology, Nutritional Sciences, and Medical Terminology, Total 23 credit hours.
BLOCK IB: Integrated Modules in Medical Physiology I, Biochemistry & Physiologic Chemistry, Cell Biology, Medical Imaging, Neurosciences, and Biostatistics, Total 23 Credit Hours.
BLOCK IC: Integrated Modules in Medical Physiology (II) & Pathophysiology, Microbiology (immunology & virology), Pharmacology I (topics in Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics), Psychology & Behavioral Sciences, Nutritional Biochemistry, and Molecular Genetics Total 23 credit hours.
Note: Students may apply the credits earned in Blocks Ia-c toward award of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 is required for award of a Bachelor's degree, and a minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for progression to Block II. BLOCK II: 2 SEMESTERS, 44 CREDIT HOURS
BLOCK IIA: Integrated Modules in Physical Diagnosis, Clinical Pathology, Advanced Pharmacology & Medical Toxicology, Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Disease, and Introduction to Medical Seminar, total 22 credits.
BLOCK IIB: Integrated Modules in Intro to Clinical Medicine, Clinical Pathology Epidemiology, Public Health, & Preventive Medicine, Pharmacology Complimentary, & Alternative Therapies, Introduction to Medical Grand Rounds, and Biological Basis of Clinical Medicine, total 22 credits.
Note: A comprehensive Examination will be administered at the completion of Block IIb. Successful completion of Step I of the USMLE may substitute for the Comprehensive
Examination. A certificate of completion of Basic Medical Sciences will be issued upon successful completion of Basic Medical Sciences addition, qualified students who hold a Bachelor's degree may apply the graduate credits earned in medical Basic Sciences toward a non-thesis Master of Sciences Degree, with a specialty in Medical Sciences. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for progression to Block III and beyond, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Graduate Level Coursework is required for award of the Master of Science Degree in any specialty.

Details about the Clinical Sciences:

BLOCK III: Clinical Rotations in Family Medicine/General Practice, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Emergency Medicine/ICU, 4 to 12 weeks / individual specialty.
BLOCK IV: Clinical Rotations in various electives, including Tropical Medicine, Radiology, Dermatology, Physical & Integrative Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease, or others as selected by the student.
NOTE 1: Clinical Specialties may be taken in any order, but must total not less than 80 weeks. A minimum GPA of 2.5 in clinical specialties (Blocks III-IV) is required for Award of the Degree of Doctor of Medicine. Students who enroll in a combined double doctorate program that combines an academic degree (DPH, DSc, or PhD) with a clinical degree are expected to maintain a GPA of 3.5 or above throughout the course of their graduate studies.
NOTE 2: Undergraduate courses are those courses numbered 100-499, and Graduate level courses are those numbered 500-999. The majority of the courses in the Medical (MD, DO, NMD, MBBS) Curricula are numbered > 500 and therefore presented at a Graduate level.
NOTE 3: Students may apply for award of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree after completion of a minimum of 60 weeks of clinical training, including cores in Medicine, Surgery, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine/urgent care, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry.

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