AUA forms articulation agreements with institutions from across the U.S. and around the world.
An articulation agreement is an official agreement between two universities that offers students who have met the established academic criteria guaranteed acceptance in the semester following their graduation.
These agreements strengthen the bonds between the schools, ensuring that students from both institutions are granted every possible opportunity to succeed as physicians or other health sciences professionals.
Summaries of AUA’s current articulation agreements are below.
Fast-Track to Medical School Program
AICASA has partnered with the American University of Antigua College of Medicine (AUA COM) to offer a fast-track alternative to entry into medical school. AUA COM has agreed to accept AICASA graduates who complete the prescribed A.S. in Health Sciences curriculum and attain a minimum cumulative GPA set by AUA COM. All students matriculated in the A.S. in Health Sciences degree-earning program are automatically enrolled in the fast-track option.
Basic Science Enhancement Program (BSEP)
As part of an articulation agreement with the American University of Antigua College of Medicine, AICASA accepts students into the Basic Science Enhancement Program. Students in the program must successfully complete at least three prescribed courses with a minimum earned GPA to be considered for admission to the College of Medicine. Participants do not earn a degree from AICASA. Interested students are encouraged to contact the Admissions Office of the American University of Antigua College of Medicine for additional details. AICASA graduates are also eligible for the Basic Science Enhancement Program if they meet certain minimum GPA requirements.
ASSUMPTION COLLEGE (Worcester, Massachusetts)
Qualified graduates of select Assumption programs will be offered guaranteed admission into AUA, and Assumption has guaranteed admission to qualified graduates of AICASA’s* 2-year Associates Degree program.
Qualified graduates from select programs at Bloomfield College are guaranteed admission into AUA.
Qualified students are given the opportunity to pursue a career in medicine at AUA following successful completion of pre-medical baccalaureate studies at Caldwell College, thereby allowing students to obtain the BA/MD degree.
The Premedical Program at AUA leading to a Foundation Degree (FD) in biomedical sciences may be completed at City of London College. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to proceed into the MD program at AUA
COLLEGE OF SAINT ELIZABETH (Morristown, New Jersey)
Qualified graduates from select programs at College of Saint Elizabeth are guaranteed admission into AUA.
DOMINICAN COLLEGE (Orangeburg, New York)
Qualified graduates of Dominican College will be offered guaranteed admission into AUA.
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY HERBERT WERTHEIM COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (Miami, Florida)
Qualified AUA students can enroll in the FIU HWCOM Clinical Clerkship Certificate Program, allowing them to complete all core rotations at FIU HWCOM. AUA students who successfully complete their core clinical rotations at FIU HWCOM’s affiliated teaching site will receive a HWCOM transcript and a HWCOM Certificate of Completion.
EMMANUEL COLLEGE (Boston, Massachusetts)
Qualified graduates of select programs at Emmanuel College are guaranteed admission into AUA.
GREENVILLE COLLEGE (Greenville, Illinois)
Qualified graduates of Greenville College, earning a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Biology, are guaranteed admission to AUA.
KING'S COLLEGE (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)
Qualified graduates from select programs at King’s College are guaranteed admission into AUA.
MERCY COLLEGE (Dobb’s Ferry, New York)
Qualified graduates of Mercy College will be offered guaranteed admission into AUA, and Mercy College has guaranteed admission to qualified graduates of AICASA’s 2-year Associates Degree program.
MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY (Long Branch, New Jersey)
Qualified graduates of Monmouth University will be offered guaranteed admission into AUA. Graduates must have received a Bachelor of Biology, a BS in Biology with a Concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology, a BS in Chemistry, a BS in Chemistry and a Concentration in Advanced Chemistry, or a BS in Chemistry and a Concentration in Biochemistry.
NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Newark, New Jersey)
AUA has established three agreements with NJIT: a Standard Articulation Agreement, a 3 + 4 Accelerated Program (BS/BA + MD) with the Albert Dorman Honors College, and a 3 + 1 + 4 Accelerated Program (BS/BA + MS or MBA + MD) with the Albert Dorman Honors College. The Standard Articulation Agreement offers qualified graduates of select programs at NJIT guaranteed admission into AUA. The 3+4 Accelerated Program (BS/BA + MD) offers conditional acceptance to AUA College of Medicine to qualified NJIT students who have successfully completed three years of NJIT pre-professional requirements for the accelerated Bachelor's degree. The 3 + 1 + 4 Accelerated Program (BS/BA + MBA + MD) with the Albert Dorman Honors College will allow students to complete a 1 year MS degree at NJIT or at least half of an MBA’s required credits before matriculating to AUA. After completing the first year with AUA, the credits earned will apply towards their Bachelor’s from NJIT. Those continuing on to the MBA will complete the remaining credits with a combination of online classes and classes taken during breaks from AUA. For students taking part in the 3+ 1 + 4 Accelerated Program (BS/BA + MS/MBA + MD), the Master's degree will be conferred upon completion of the MS degree requirements as defined in the NJIT course catalog following the award of the Bachelor’s degree.
SUNGSHIN WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY (Seoul, South Korea)
AUA has established two agreements with Sungshin: a dual-degree, pre-med-to-med program for undergraduates and a medical school bridge program for graduates.
AUA has established two agreements with SUNY Plattsburgh: a 3+4 Accelerated Program and a Standard Articulation Agreement. The 3+4 Accelerated Program offers qualified SUNY Plattsburgh students to apply to AUA after their sophomore year and enter AUA College of Medicine after 3 years at SUNY Plattsburgh. The Standard Articulation Agreement offers qualified SUNY Plattsburgh students guaranteed admission provided a 3.25 GPA is maintained, good recommendations, and a successful interview.
UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (Bridgeport, Connecticut)
Qualified graduates of select University of Bridgeport programs will be offered guaranteed admission into AUA, and University of Bridgeport has guaranteed admission into its biology, health sciences or general studies BS programs to qualified graduates of AICASA’s* 2-year associates degree program.
UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY (Abbotsford, British Columbia)
Qualified graduates of select University of the Fraser Valley programs will be offered guaranteed admission into AUA, and University of the Fraser Valley has guaranteed admission to qualified graduates of AICASA’s* 2-year associates degree program.
Qualified graduates of select University of Southampton programs will be guaranteed interviews to AUA College of Medicine. Graduates and third year BSc students majoring in Biomedical Science, Pharmacology, and Biochemistry must have a minimum of a 2:1 or 1st class honours degree. Two half-tuition scholarships to AUA College of Medicine will be offered to qualified University of Southampton graduates who matriculate into the MD program. This scholarship will be available each August and February intake. This agreement also opens the possibility of collaboration between both institutions, including student and faculty exchanges, research opportunities, and shared access to reference materials.
UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (Pensacola, Florida)
Qualified graduates of select programs at University of West Florida are guaranteed admission into AUA.
URBANA UNIVERSITY (Urbana, Ohio)
*Although AUA accepts credits from AICASA under certain circumstances, the two are wholly separate educational institutions.