Dallas, Texas (PressExposure) February 27, 2012 -- The International American University College of Medicine (IAUCOM), Saint Lucia and Walden University, USA have entered into a partnership to provide medical students with an opportunity to acquire dual degrees. According to the agreement, the medical students will now be able to enroll for MBA in Healthcare Management, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) or Master of Public Health (MPH) alongside their regular MD program.
"This is such a good opportunity for the students to enhance their skill and be competitive while they apply for US residency match programs. With the provision to acquire additional management degrees, the students will now be able to truly have an edge over their peers", said Mr. Manmadhan Nair, President of IAUCOM. "We hope that the students take full advantage of this tie up between the universities", he added.
Walden University is a premier online university and was identified as having the No. 1 largest online graduate public health program by enrollment, by US News and World Report. This partnership hopes to give the students a chance to diversify their portfolio whilst completing their MD program.
IAUCOM has been in operation since 2003 and is one of the fastest growing foreign medical universities. Besides the current partnership, IAUCOM also has a two year Pre-Med program offered at Texas A&M University - Commerce and a three year Pre-Med program leading to BSc in Biology at University of Bedfordshire, UK.
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The International American University College of Medicine (IAUCOM) is located in the heart of the Caribbean Islands, in the southern district (Vieux Fort) of St. Lucia, West Indies (W.I.). The University is chartered and authorized by the Government of St Lucia to confer various undergraduate and postgraduate degrees including the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. We offer a state of the art curriculum in medical education, using the latest technology and teaching methods, based on the U.S model, delivered by a team of expert faculty. Through numerous collaborations with Health Care Organizations, Academic Medical Institutions, and other key stakeholders, we have played a major role in the development of the health and education infrastructure in St. Lucia and have provided training and education for hundreds of health care professionals and students around the world.