AUA forms articulation agreements with institutions from across the U.S. and around the world.

 

ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS

 

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.

 

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES - ANTIGUA (AICASA)*

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.

BLOOMFIELD COLLEGE (Bloomfield, New Jersey)

Qualified graduates from select programs at Bloomfield College are guaranteed admission into AUA.

CALDWELL COLLEGE (Caldwell, New Jersey)

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.

CITY OF LONDON COLLEGE

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.

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.

SUNY Plattsburgh (Plattsburgh, NY)

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.

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)

Qualified students can earn an MBA in healthcare online through Urbana. Each term has one course, which lasts approximately 12-weeks, and can be completed in four terms. 

*Although AUA accepts credits from AICASA under certain circumstances, the two are wholly separate educational institutions.