American University of Nigeria and St. George’s University Enter into a Joint Program leading to the Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Students of the American University of Nigeria now have the opportunity to pursue medicine and veterinary medicine studies at St George’s University, Grenada, West Indies (SGU), after completion of their studies at AUN.

This new cooperative venture is open to students who meet all the requirements for enrollment in the combined programs leading to the pursuit of a career in medicine. Such students must successfully complete the relevant combined courses in the pre-medicine and pre-veterinary medicine programs in AUN’s program in Natural & Environmental Sciences major.
They must also show a competitive grade point average while in the science major at AUN Upon meeting all AUN and St George’s admission criteria, they will then proceed to the SGU Schools of Medicine or Veterinary Medicine to obtain the MD or DVM degree.

At the SGU School of Medicine, admitted students will complete the first two years of medical study in Grenada and then the final two of this combined program in clinical rotations at affiliated hospitals in the US and or the UK. Students who qualify for veterinary medicine will be eligible to complete the first three years of study in SGU and their final clinical year at affiliated veterinary schools in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, or Ireland.

“We are pleased to have an opportunity to welcome students to SGU from the American University of Nigeria,” said Charles R. Modica, Chancellor at St. George’s University. “This collaboration between SGU and AUN further supports our mission of academic excellence and global medicine as we prepare these students to excel in their studies and in their careers.”
For more information please visit the AUN and SGU websites.

St. George’s University is a center of international education, drawing students and faculty from over 140 countries to the island of Grenada, West Indies. St. George’s is affiliated with educational institutions worldwide, including in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Ireland. The University has contributed over 15,000 physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals who are studying across the world. The University programs are accredited and approved by many governing authorities. For more information, visit www.sgu.edu.