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Texila American University

Region: Georgetown Country: Guyana

Texila American University (TAU) one of the best Caribbean Medical school is located in Guyana, the only English-speaking country in South America. TAU offers Health Science programs with a high level of professionalism, exactness and problem solving skills, upon which the foundations of specialist training and an independent medical practice can be built, which facilitates further education and development of their knowledge throughout their life.

The curriculum at the TAU is structured after the best US and Caribbean medical schools. The academic program is both accelerated and rigorous, with a focus on preparing students for licensure in the United States, Caribbean and India. The Programs curriculum are designed to reinforce the enduring tenets of the practice of medicine and ensure the ability of understanding and handling the changing demands of heath service in the various fields of society.

Students of Tau are presented with Challenges to adopt the ethics and values that apply to all Health Professions. Putting the patient first, improving the lives of the underserved, emphasizing health care for rural populations, celebrating diversity wherever we find it and developing cultural competency are all essential to the daily practice of health professionals.

In clerkships students acquire in-depth clinical experiences to sharpen their communication and healthcare problem-solving abilities. Students are advised to participate in outreach & volunteer programs, where they can receive practical training in delivering health care services. Among the medical programs offered by the Caribbean medical schools, TAU has its unique Doctor of Medicine Program with exposure to clinical facilities right from the first year of medical education.

TAU offers full-time programs in MD-Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and other Allied Health Science programs. operates on a three semester system with classes beginning in January, May and September.

Salient Features

Well-equipped laboratories
Affiliated with Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), Georgetown (600-bedded Teaching Hospital)
Affiliated with Cheddi Jagan Dental Centre
Option to do complete clinical training in USA
Community clinical experiences provided through the outreach programs
Practical and patient exposure from year 1 of studies
Panel of international faculties and quality medical education

Accredited Caribbean Medical School:

WHO(World Health Organization)
Texila American University (TAU) is listed in the World Health Organisation - The AVICENNA Directories, which is a publicly accessible database of schools, colleges, and universities for education of academic professions in health.

Texila American University has been added to register of participants in United Nations Global Compact program.

IMED(International Medical Education Directory)
TAU is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). This is an accurate and up-to-date compilation of international medical schools recognized by the appropriate government agency in the medical school's respective country. Recognition by the ECFMG depends directly on whether or not the school is listed in this directory.


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TAU is recognised by the Department of Education Via registration with the National Accrediation Council of Guyana.

Our Clinical research program has received accreditation from Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals

TAU is approved Member with International Association for Distance Learning, United Kingdom.

Texila American University Degree Programs :


  • Bachelor Degree
  • 5.5 Years Doctor of Medicine
  • 4 Years Doctor of Medicine Program
  • BS-MD Dual Degree
  • Master Degree
  • Masters of Medicine
  • Master of Medical Science
  • Doctorate/PhD
  • (PhD) in Health Sciences


  • Bachelor Degree
  • 5 Years Doctor of Dentistry
  • 4 Years Doctor of Dentistry
  • BS-DDS
  • Master Degree
  • Master of Dental Surgery
  • Doctorate/PhD
  • PhD in Dentistry


  • Bachelor Degree
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Advanced Standing


  • Diploma Programmes
  • Premedical Diploma (PMD)

Clinical Research

  • Master Degree
  • Masters in Clinical Research
  • Diploma Programmes
  • PG Diploma in Clinical Research
  • Doctorate/PhD
  • PhD in Clinical Research

Public Health

  • Master Degree
  • Master of Public Health
  • Doctorate/PhD
  • Ph.D In Public Health

Behavioral science

  • Bachelor Degree
  • BSc Applied Psychology
  • BSc Clinical Psychology
  • BSc Counselling Psychology
  • Master Degree
  • M.Sc Clinical Psychology
  • M.Sc Counseling Psychology
  • Masters in Medical Social Work (MMSW)
  • M.Sc Marriage & Family Counseling
  • MBA in Healthcare Service
  • Doctorate/PhD
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology
  • PhD in Counseling Psychology
  • PhD in Medical Social Work
  • PhD in Guidance Counseling
  • PhD in Health Education

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Contact Details

Address:  Texila American University Critchlow, Woolford Avenue Georgetown, 
Guyana, South America.

Fax: (+592) 2318111

(+592) 2318118

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