AUA College of Medicine, Carson-Newman University Pen Admissions Agreement

AUA College of Medicine Student
AUA College of Medicine Student
April 20, 2021 - PRLog -- American University of Antigua College of Medicine (AUA) is proud to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, TN, to offer qualified Carson-Newman graduates an expedited pathway to medical school.

"We are looking forward to this relationship between American University of Antigua College of Medicine and Carson-Newman University—especially the opportunities it will provide our students who desire to help and serve others through medicine," said Steve Karr, PhD, Director of Health Pre-Professions for Carson-Newman.

Under the terms of the agreement, qualified graduates of Carson-Newman are eligible for advanced admissions priority, an expedited application review, and grants/scholarships for those that attend AUA for their medical education. Those interested in AUA will need to meet certain academic thresholds during their Carson-Newman education for eligibility.

Qualified Carson-Newman graduates who choose AUA will be eligible for a Preferred Program Grant, in addition to any scholarships earned at AUA.

"In 2020-2021 alone, tens of thousands of potential medical students in the United States were denied entry to United States medical schools and refused the chance to pursue their dreams of practicing medicine," said Gerald J. Wargo, Jr., Vice President of Enrollment Management. "Our new relationship with Carson-Newman will create a pathway for aspiring physicians to attend medical school at AUA, become physicians, and enjoy fruitful careers in medicine."

About American University of Antigua College of Medicine
American University of Antigua College of Medicine (AUA) is a fully accredited international medical school dedicated to providing an academic experience of the highest quality, with an emphasis on increasing minority representation and racial diversity in MD programs and the global physician workforce. Via a holistic admissions approach, AUA selects students with the potential for medical school success and provides them with the resources they need to obtain highly competitive residencies and move on to successful careers in medicine. AUA awards the MD degree after four academic years.

AUA is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in federal student loan programs, which allows its qualified students to receive Title IV student loans. AUA is also approved by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), licensed by the Florida Department of Education and recognized by the Medical Board of California. AUA is also accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP), which the United States Department of Education has found to have standards of accreditation comparable to the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

AUA graduates are eligible for residency and licensure throughout the United States, Canada, India, the United Kingdom, Antigua, and worldwide.

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