School of Allied Health Science Requirements

School of Allied Health Science Admission Requirement

All applicants are given serious consideration by the Admission Committee which consists of senior faculty members. A variety of factors are considered during the preselection process:

Eligibility Requirements

  1. A high school diploma or GED for applicants
  2. A completed application
  3. Police clearance or Minimum level one fingerprint clearance card
  4. Drug screen – can be completed after application approved.
  5. CSEC, GSCE, COMPASS, ASSET, SAT or ACT scores reflecting passes in Mathematics, English, and science subject
  6. CPR and health insurance – can be facilitated at the University upon enrollment.
To apply, the following must be submitted:
  • Professional Diplomas/Certificates
  • Transcript
  • Personal Essay expressing your interest in studying Medicine
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from professionals in the field of science who are aware of your interest in becoming a Physician
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of any Medical experience and professional work history, volunteering experience will be an asset
  • TOEFL score of 60 or r IELTS score of 6.0 (if applicable)
Students pre-selected will be invited for an interview. A successful interview automatically qualifies for entry into the program.

Department Contact Info

Admissions Office
- Guyana

About Acceptable Examinations

Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) – while MCAT is not compulsory, it may help the applicant gain admissions based on the score.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – measures the ability of nonnative English speakers to understand and use English spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings. Students who may have completed high school or college/university program in English may not have to to take this exam. Please contact admission office if you have any questions into whether you may be required to take this exam. The minimum accepted score is 60.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – similar to TOEFL, it tests students ability to communicate in English. The acceptable score is 6.0.

How to apply

Applications are accepted 3 times per year, for January, May and September trimesters. Students can, apply online. After admissions office receive a full application (application form and associated documents) the application would be processed by the academic committee within 10 business days. While the academic committee will accept a copy of the transcript to conduct the student’s evaluation, an original transcript must be sent to the administration office before the student would be allowed to commence classes.
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