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The Academic Medical Programs USAT does offer some distance learning modules in basic medical sciences; however, not for the Doctor of Medicine degree program.  USAT recognizes that most applicants for the 5th year program may hold full or part time employment during their studies, usually in a related field.  The 5th year program is structured so as to permit the continued part time employment of the student while completing the program requirements, and such that minimal disruption of either employment or study is anticipated or is likely to result from the enrolment.  Students may also apply for a simultaneous graduate degree program leading to the MS, MPH, NMD, or other degree within the framework of the 5th year program, and which is likely to be complimentary to the overall academic program of the student.

MD and related programs.  USAT offers traditional resident-based Doctoral Programs leading to the award of the degrees of the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Doctor of Public Health (D.P.H.), Doctor of Science (Sc.D.), Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.),  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Our newest 2008 Program offering is a Bachelor of Ophthalmology Medicine and Surgery (BOMS) Degree, and others. The MD degree can be completed in as little as 38-40 months of continuous, uninterrupted study, exclusive of vacation, travel, or other interruptions in continuity of study.  

Graduate Entry Program for Medicine. USAT offers an attractive Graduate entry Program for Medicine, leading to award of the Doctor of Medicine degree (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) for applicants who hold advanced degrees in licensable medical career fields, including Nursing, Physician Assistant Studies, Naturopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, and other related fields.  This program requires a minimum of 25 months of medical study including completion of basic medical sciences, and includes 80 weeks of focused clinical training.  

DO to MD program.  USAT offers a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine to Doctor of Medicine program, for students and graduates of US Osteopathic Medical Schools. This program includes a basic sciences and clinical sciences update followed by designated clinical training in allopathic teaching hospitals in the USA and abroad. For more details visit: http://www.DOtoMD.com  

OMD, TCM Program.  USAT also conducts collaborative programs leading to the award of the Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM) and the MBBS in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine using a combination of resident and distance learning modules.    

Diplomate in Medicine,  USAT offers post graduate degrees. These specialty postgraduate acknowledgements represent advanced achievement in one's field of specialization and are an especially important recognition of advanced study in a specialty or subspecialty area..      

Diplomate Certificates, include but are not limited to" International Medicine (Diplomat International Medicine), Family Medicine (Diplomat Family Medicine), Tropical Medicine (Diplomat Tropical Medicine), Naturopathic Medicine (Diplomat Naturopathic Medicine), Nursing (Diplomat International Nursing), .............also other specialty areas. 

The 5th Year Program for Medicine:  USAT conducts a 5th year program designed for graduates of Foreign Medical Schools who wish bring make medical qualifications current, and to meet the criterion for US licensure, including qualification for Steps I-III of the USMLE.  This program consists of one academic year of instruction, including a review of the Biological Basis for Medicine, followed by 2 semesters of clinical training in US teaching hospitals.  Students who remain enrolled for a minimum of one academic year (3 terms), complete a comprehensive examination in Basic Sciences, and who complete all required refresher cores and  elective specialties may apply for award of the Doctor of Medicine Degree from USAT. The 5th year program consists of 2 Blocks of Instruction as follows:

Block I:  Review of the Biological Basis for Medicine (16 weeks), includes modules in Biochemistry, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Embryology, Biostatistics, Medical Ethics, BCLS, and selected other areas; 

Block II: Review of Clinical Medicine (16 weeks).  Didactic lecture and review in each of the core areas, conducted in a hospital environment. 

Block III: 4 weeks of mentored clinical training in each of the following: Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics &  Gynecology, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Psychiatry. Additional elective specialties may be completed as selected by the student, up to 12 additional weeks.  Note that the clinical specialties may be completed in any sequence desired. 

Resident Courses: All major courses of the University of Science Arts and Technology are structured as traditional resident courses of instruction, whether instruction occurs on campus or at a remote location under the supervision of a designated faculty member. 

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