University of Science, Arts & Technology
Montserrat (British West Indies)
The University of Science, Arts & Technology and The Montserrat College of Medicine, (USAT) is an Institution Incorporated under the Laws of Montserrat and the U.K. of The Great Britain.
Licensed and Fully accredited by The Government of Montserrat, (BWI) as signed by License Agreement on date 26 September 2003, by the Minister of Finance and Development on behalf of The Government of Montserrat in presence of the Attorney General.
Autonomous and fully operational as it is stated in such License Agreement that is current and up to date, where delegated authority over The Board of Directors and Faculties was vested and with the authority conferred by such Regulations and under applicable Law, The Government of Montserrat gave powers to award Degrees and Diplomas of a variety of Disciplines, Areas and Specialties, including but not limited to the abovenamed Montserrat College of Medicine whit full capacity to Grant Degrees as it is stated by letter of The ministry of Education, Health and Community Services of Montserrat, including but not limited to the Degrees of MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), BDS (Bachelor of Dental surgery),MD (Doctor of Medicine), MSc (Master of Science), MPH (Master of Public health) and PhD (Doctor of Philosophy).
The University of Science , Arts and Technology (USAT) is also Incorporated under the Laws of the State of Florida, as a Non-For-Profit Corporation and Registered with The State of Florida Department of Corporations with full operational capacity as Educational Institution under such Laws, Statutes and Article By-Laws and full recognition given to the Board of Directors.
Listed in the IMED/FAIMER International Directory of Medical Schools and its students and Graduates are ECFMG accepted and thus far eligible to sit for the USMLE and to apply for a license and further training in the UNITED STATES.
The University is also listed in the CAPER/CANADA Canadian Post Graduate Registry of Training as it appears on its 2008 edition with the pertinent MEDICAL SCHOOL code, etc.
The University is member of the WHO/OMS WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION as it appears on the WHO website as a partner in the named W.H.O. HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE ON GLOBAL WORKFORCE.
The University has passed satisfactory review by UNESCO and is in accordandance with ISO rules and regulations within the EU Overseas Territories and Countries Associated to the European Union.
USAT is the first Eco-Friendly University Campus in the Caribbean Area.
USAT is registered also in the United Kingdom of The Great Britain, (England and Wales) and in the United States of America (State of Delaware).
USAT is affiliated with CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY F.C.E. and its Degrees and Diplomas are suitable foradmission and obtention of the U.S. Equivalency Degree Certification under the scrutiny and verification of CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY FCE.
USAT has signed and maintain International Agreements with European and North American (US&CANADA) Universities and Colleges of worldwide reputation in matters such MUTUAL RECOGNITION OF DEGREES, TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY, JOINT DEGREE OFFER, TRANSFER OF PROFESSORS AND EXCHANGE OFSTUDENTS within the frame of more deep co-operation in the fields of academic, professional and scientific agreements constantly developing.
USAT is affiliate of several other universities and High Education Institutions worldwide, Some of this agreements are signed with the University Hospital Martin, Institute of Health Techniques (Lisbon and Porto, PORTUGAL) or the University of Seville, in Spain, a world well-known institution with a long history and tradition.
More recently USAT University became member of AAHEA (American Association for Higher Education Accreditation).This organization (the oldest in America) presented its Certificate for Excellence in Education Award to USAT officials in 2010.
During 2011 USAT has signed new agreements and affiliations with reputed institutions as the Institute of New Applied Technologies (Valencia) Spain and several companies with partnership in R+D+i projects in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology fields.
U.S.A.T. COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRADUATES
Successful graduates receive the diploma of a Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of surgery (MBBS) or the traditonal U.S. style Medical Doctor (M.D.), entitling them to enter the medical profession. As recognition of its high level, medical training of the Montserrat college of Medicine was recognized by several foreign countries, including the United States. Our former students pass state examinations of various countries, including USMLE, with well above the average results.
INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION OF THE PROGRAM AND THE MEDICAL DEGREES ISSUED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE , ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY AT MONTSERRAT AND THE MONTSERRAT MEDICAL COLLEGE.
Some of The Member States of the European Union (i.e: IRELAND), recognize the graduates of IMED/FAIMER listed medical schools as eligible for application to Temporary Registration with the Medical Council of Ireland,(http://www.medicalcouncil.ie/) The University of Science,Arts and Techonolgy- Montserrat Medical and Health Sciences College is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (http://imed.ecfmg.org/). In the United States the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and its organizational members define an international medical graduate as a physician who received his/her basic medical degree or qualification from a medical school located outside the United States and Canada. To be eligible for ECFMG Certification, the physician’s medical school and graduation year must be listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). International medical graduates must meet some examination and medical education credential requirements to receieve an ECFMG Certification. (http://www.ecfmg.org/index.html). An International Medical Graduate is eligible for the Medical Council of Canada examinations, if she/he has a medical diploma issued by a university (listed in the International Medical Education Directory) outside of Canada or the United States. One of the eligibility criteria for the Qualifying Examination Part I. is a valid pass standing on the MCC Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) (http://www.mcc.ca/english/news/index.html) (http://imed.ecfmg.org/). Detailed information about the policies and procedures of different countries for the recognition of foreign qualifications can be found on the following website: http://www.enic-naric.net/