American International College of Arts and Sciences - Antigua (AICASA) provides health science training and undergraduate coursework to establish or reinforce the groundwork for degrees in medicine and other allied health professions. Students coming directly from high school who know the path to an MD degree is one they wish to pursue can apply to AICASA to earn an AS in Health Sciences.
AICASA believes that anyone with the talent, drive and passion to be a qualified medical practitioner should not be denied the opportunity to realize that dream. The college provides a variety of undergraduate courses with an emphasis on the pre-medical and health sciences, and offers many options, all of which may lead to an opportunity to earn an MD degree* or an associate of science (AS) degree in Health Sciences.
The Backbone of Medicine
Through its curriculum, AICASA provides all the necessary resources for prospective MDs and other health science professionals to get their education on track.
Qualified applicants will have earned a high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.8 based on a 4.0 system and at least 1000 or 24 on the first two sections of the SAT or in total for the ACT, respectively.
Qualified applicants from Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries will have earned a high school diploma, 5th-form diploma or its equivalent, with a GPA of at least 2.8. They will also have taken CXC exams in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics with scores of 1 or 2 (one score of 3 is permitted).
Non-degree courses can be taken to complete missing prerequisites and/or strengthen academic skills.
The safe and serene island provides a unique environment in which to establish a foundation in health sciences.
*Degree conferred by AUA College of Medicine.