Georgetown American University

Mission, Vision, Core Values

Mission, Vision and Core Values

Our Timeline

Georgetown American University (GAU) is an established University in The Republic of Guyana. It was founded in November 2013 by Guyanese nationals.
Georgetown American University was registered with the National Accreditation Council of Guyana. The first batch of students were enrolled in June 2014 for premedical sciences and Doctor of Medicine program.
USA operations
Georgetown American University established its USA operations in 2015. The US office was commissioned in the state of Maryland. The university also signed a memorandum of understanding with Wyckoff Hospital in Brooklyn to facilitate clinical clerkship in the USA.
“Ameriandians can be doctors”
Georgetown American University started its project “Ameriandians can be doctors” enrolling 17 Indigenous students into the Premedical Sciences Program.
First cohort of Medical Doctors
The first cohort of Medical Doctors graduated from the University. The university also became the official training site in Guyana for the American Heart Association (AHA) with a portfolio of Heartsaver and Basic Life Support courses.
ISO Certification
The university gained ISO 9001:2015 certification.
New Departments
Georgetown American University extended its clinical sciences training in the US through the signing of MOU with Eastside Medical Hospital. Also, three new departments were added to the University portfolio, School of Nursing, Technology and Energy.

Our Mission

“The mission of the University is to create and nurture a diverse student body committed to offering internationally recognized opportunities for learning, discovery, and engagement.”


Our programs mirror the curriculum taught in USA Universities which allows students easy transition into clinical programs, and healthcare workforce. We emphasize problem-based learning with a student-centered approach. Our faculty are chosen based on both their commitment to teaching and outstanding credentials.

Our Vision

The vision of the University is to:
1. Educate and retain a diverse workforce needed to help address the underserved needs worldwide.
2. Develop a platform for an expanded research program to advance knowledge in sciences, technology, and engineering

Our Core Values

Our Core Values defines!

The GAU family:
1. Believe in quality
2. Be Innovative
3. Bring passion
4. Build team spirit