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Admissions Requirements

Find out more about medical school admission requirements, including key med school prerequisities and MCAT requirements.

Do you believe you have what it takes to become a doctor?

Students and graduates of any accredited college or university in the world are invited to apply to the Medical University of the Americas (MUA).  In seeking to advance the diversity of our student body, MUA considers the variety of scholastic experiences from around the globe that can enrich our academic environment. The Admissions Committee actively seeks to enhance the international representation of the MUA student body.

If you would like to talk to someone to know if you have what you need to apply, inquire here.

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MD Program Prerequisites*

  • General Biology: One academic year (6 credit hours) with laboratory; can substitute a biology-related course for ½ year of general biology
  • General Chemistry: One academic year with laboratory
  • Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry: One academic year with laboratory
  • English: One academic year

Recommended Option for Missing Prerequisites

If you find yourself without most or all of our recommended courses, consider our 8-month online Pre-medical Master’s Program, which awards an MSc in Biological Science. Students who successfully complete the program earn automatic admission to MUA’s MD program.

Learn more here.

*These listed courses are standard pre-medical prerequisites for admissions, with individual exceptions considered.

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