American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine
Since 1978, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine has excelled at providing medical education to students from the U.S. and around the world. Our extensive faculty of experts is dedicated to teaching medical and clinical sciences. A solid foundation in basic medical sciences is essential for the development of strong clinical skills. At American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, a carefully designed basic science curriculum provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully progress through the clinical phase of medical education. The basic science faculty in St. Maarten are an exceptional group of professors and scholars who are dedicated to teaching and who spend a great deal of time with the students. The final phase of the basic science education involves preparation for the first part of the United States Medical Licensing Examination. The opportunities for clinical education are many and varied. American University of the Caribbean has clinical sites in the United States, England, and Ireland. All sites offer the same basic clinical education even though there may be local differences due to the venue. Once core rotations in Medicine, Family Practice, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Surgery are complete, students have the opportunity to take elective rotations in a wide array of clinical disciplines.
Central America Health Sciences University (Belize Medical College)
The Central America Health Sciences University (CAHSU), Belize Medical College was founded in 1996. The University is located in Belize City, Belize. Previously known as British Honduras, Belize lies on the east coast of Central America in the heart of the Caribbean Basin. The country borders Mexico to the north, Guatemala to the west and south, and is flanked by the Caribbean Sea to the east. Belize offers beaches and a semi tropical climate. It is a small, politically stable Commonwealth country with English as its official language. The University's location in Belize City allows easy access to the United States, Central and South America and Mexico. CAHSU is a medical school with a curriculum patterned after US medical programs. The University ensures its students receive a well-rounded education, allowing them to develop into skilled and responsible physicians well equipped to enter into the competitive job market upon graduation.
University of Belize
The University of Belize is a national, autonomous and multi-location institution committed to excellence in higher education, research and service for national development. As a catalyst of change it provides relevant, affordable and accessible educational and training programs that address national needs based on principles of academic freedom, equity, transparency, merit and accountability.In the next five years the University of Belize is dedicated to fostering Belize's development by producing graduates who are socially and ecologically responsible, analytical, self-confident, disciplined, ethical, entrepreneurial, and skilled communicators and who are committed to using these skills and values for Belize's enrichment.