Accreditations and Approvals

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program at St. George’s University School of Medicine has been Accredited and/or Approved by many external Bodies, perhaps more than any program in medicine in the world. 

  • Accredited by the Government of Grenada
  • Accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and the Health Professions - CAAM-HP (The UK Government recognizes CAAM as the official accreditation authority for New and Developing Medical Schools in the British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean.)
  • Approved by the New York State Education Department (NYSED for the purpose of conducting clinical training programs in the State of New York. 
  • Approved by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners and the State of New Jersey  for the purpose of conducting clinical training programs in the State of New Jersey. 
  • Recognized by the Medical Board of California
  • Approved by the Florida Commission on Independent Education of the Florida Department of Education
  • The National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (of the USDOE), in conjunction with the approval of the State of New York, has deemed Grenada’s accreditation standards to be equivalent to those utilized by the United States.

St. George’s University Master of Public Health Degree has been Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

  • The US Accreditation authority for public health programs, CEPH has granted full Accreditation for five years to St. George’s University’s Master of Public Health Degree Program.  SGU is only the fourth non-US institution approved by the CEPH, and the only university in the Caribbean region to hold this coveted distinction.

SGU School of Medicine (SGUSOM) has been reviewed and approved by the following bodies internationally.

    • The Bahamas Medical Council
    • The Bermuda Medical Council
    • The Sri Lankan Medical Council
    • The Thailand Medical Council
    • The Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago

    Saint George’s University graduates have also gained registration with medical licensing authorities in the following countries

    Australia Bahamas Bahrain
    Great Britain Greece Hong Kong
    Sierra Leone South Africa Sri Lanka
    United States
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Dutch Antilles
    St. Vincent
    Israel Uganda
    Taiwan Colombia Saudi Arabia
    Botswana Mali Zimbabwe
    Lebanon United Arab Emirates Grenada
    Thailand Cyprus Senegal
    British Virgin Islands Nigeria  

    U.S. Department of Education

    In 1996, the U.S. Department of Education reviewed the standards of medical education in 30 countries for the purpose of conferring student loans. Grenada was one of four countries approved during the initial review: the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada were the other three. Other countries have subsequently been approved.

    World Health Organization

    St. George's University School of Medicine is listed with the World Health Organization.

    The School of Veterinary Medicine

    The School of Veterinary Medicine is fully authorized by the government of Grenada to confer the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree upon those candidates who successfully complete its academic requirements.

    St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine is listed by the American Veterinary Medical Association and our graduates qualify for entrance into the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) or the Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence (PAVE) certification programs. For more information on the ECFVG certification program please visit and for the PAVE program please visit

    Broad-based training programs offer exposure to the art of veterinary medicine that was especially designed for its international student body. Each student determines the individual government entry requirements in the country or state where they intend to practice.