Alexander American University

Alexander American University


Alexander American University School of Medicine (AAU) is an international medical school in Georgetown, Guyana, which is the only English speaking country in South America.

Alexander American University offers a high-quality medical education that integrates professional skills, career-focused education and hands-on practice, enabling students to develop and achieve their personal and career goals.

Classes are conducted in English and the Curriculum is based after the best medical schools in Caribbean and USA with both Basic Sciences and Clinical Rotations, is specifically designed to meet the licensing requirements in USA and other nations around the globe. The Faculty and Staff at AAU are some of the best physicians, educators and researchers with certified in other specialties too.

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Accreditations and Recognitions


Alexander American University is listed in the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools. Students who have completed their MBBS in AAU are eligible to apply for any licensure exam in any country including the Medical Council of India screening exam to register their degree. Alexander American University is registered with the National Accreditation Council of Guyana under the Ministry of Education. Any student graduating from a WHO listed Medical University is entitled to appear for the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Exam) in Order to practice in USA. So accordingly any student who has completed his or her studies from Alexander American University can appear in this examination.

The IMED is an International Directory which contains accurate information on all medical universities after they have been accredited by the concerned government authorities of the country in which they are located. Alexander American University is approved by Ministry of Health, Guyana and is listed in IMED. An MD degree awarded by Alexander American University is recognized all over European Union (EU).

Course Details


Doctor of Medicine (MD) Course


This course is designed for highly motivated and qualified high school graduates. It’s a unique course that enables students to practice as a physician in United States of America.

Any High Graduate can enroll into one year of pre-med program as part of their 5 years medical journey with AAU. Later the student has to take up Basic Sciences Program for 2 years. Once the Basic Sciences Program has been completed, the student is eligible to take Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Exam and the student is allowed to continue with his education in any of the affiliated hospitals in the United States of America. The last Trimester can be either in Guyana or USA.

After completing 72 weeks of clinical rotations (48 weeks Core and 24 Weeks), the student will be awarded a Doctor of Medicine Degree. Following the completion of Step 2- CK and CS, the new physician is eligible for residency in the United States.

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