6-Year BSc/MD Program

6-Year BSc/MD Program

Our 6-year medical school program allows you to earn both a Bachelor’s degree in Science (BSc) and a Doctor of Medicine degree (MD)

What is the 6-year BSc/MD program?

The 6-Year BSc/MD Program is a 2+4 accelerated medical education program for students who have secondary school credentials (e.g., high school or IGCSE “O-levels”). The 6-semester (2-Year) pre-medical curriculum is offered on-campus or online, including asynchronously, to accommodate students from multiple time zones.  The 6-year MD program is offered three times per year: January, May, and September.

Benefits at a Glance

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2 Degrees in 6 Years

Our 6-year medical school program allows you to earn both a Bachelor’s degree in Science (BSc) and a Doctor of Medicine degree (MD).
Students Conducting Research in the MUA Lab

Save Money and Time

Save two years’ worth of undergraduate tuition, fees and living costs, and become a physician two years sooner.
MUA International Students

Grow Your Network

Our 6-year medical school program has a built-in support system of friends and study partners.
MUA Students Sitting in the Clinical Lab

Guaranteed Admittance to Med School

Students who successfully complete the pre-med portion of the curriculum will be automatically admitted to the MD program at MUA, avoiding the challenges and expenses of applying to medical schools separately.
MUA Professor in the Classroom

Top Faculty

100% of our 6-year medical program faculty hold either a PhD, MD or both, and have extensive experience teaching medical students.

Admissions Requirements

  • Entry Qualifications: Secondary School Diploma – A high school or O-levels diploma with a strong performance in science.  The following qualifications can be considered for admission to the 6-Year BSc/MD program:
    • American or Canadian High School curriculum
    • IGCSE (“O-Levels”): B or better in minimum 6 subjects, which include Biology, Chemistry, Math and English
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
  • English Proficiency: Since English is the language of instruction at MUA, it is important that applicants be prepared academically to pursue the curriculum and be able to communicate effectively. Applicants whose principal language is not English may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or other comparable exam.

Pre-Medical Curriculum

Pre-Medical Program Costs

  • Tuition: USD $7,000/semester
  • Fees: USD $2,500/semester

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