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Program Prerequisites:

  • Bachelor degree is required. No requirement for a major as long as the required courses listed below have been taken.
  • One year of biology consisting of general biology or higher (example of higher level biology includes a course in anatomy, physiology, combined anatomy and physiology, microbiology, genetics, molecular biology, etc.); two semesters of general chemistry; one semester of organic chemistry; one semester of Algebra or biostatistics; one semester of physics.
  • Starting March 1st the MCAT will be mandatory for Fall 2024 intake. We encourage students to apply with a MCAT score of 500 and above. Once your full application and verified credentials are received, all admitted students will be considered for scholarship based on academic merits, leadership, experience, research, and volunteerism. Students who do not attain a 500 and above MCAT score criteria may still be considered for admission with a demonstrated excellence in academic performance and civic achievement.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Successful interview with ACSOM admissions staff or faculty.
  • Record of good conduct.

Harvard Medical School Partnership - HMX Courses

At American Canadian School of Medicine, we believe in our academic program so strongly and want our students to succeed from day one, that we have partnered with Harvard Medical School to offer a unique approach to online learning in medical education. 

On a case-by-case basis as deemed by the Admissions Committee, as part of admissions and enrollment at ACSOM, accepted students may be required to complete a Harvard HMX Course(s) based on strength of academic profile prior to first semester enrollment.

HMX Fundamentals - Build your knowledge base with in-depth courses on foundational science topics important for a variety of health care programs and career paths. Earn a Certificate from Harvard Medical School and hit the ground running for the next stage of your career. HMX offers a unique approach to online learning in medical education.


HMX Topics include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology

Tuition starts at $800 for an individual course; there are discounts if multiple courses are taken simultaneously. Course information is listed below.

Upcoming course periods:

January 9 – March 22, 2024 | Apply now through December 5
April 9 – June 21, 2024 | Application opens December 6
June 4 – August 16, 2024 | Application opens March 20

Course length:

Each course is 10 weeks long. New lessons are released weekly, and material remains available until the course closes. Expect to spend 3-6 hours per course per week.

Course cost:

US$800 for an individual course
US$1000 for a two-course bundle ($500 per course)
US$1425 for a three-course bundle ($475 per course)
US$1800 for a four-course bundle ($450 per course)
US$2125 for all five HMX Fundamentals courses ($425 per course)

The student is responsible for payment of these courses; however, tuition for these courses will be subtracted from your first-year invoice at ACSOM. As a part of this requirement for admission, ACSOM will require receipt of the Certificate of Achievement.

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Transfer Students

  • The transfer admissions process is competitive and subject to space availability.
  • Transfer students must meet all of the documentation requirements of a new applicant.
  • Official and up-to-date transcript(s) from medical school(s) attended must be provided.
  • Students wishing to transfer directly to the Clinical Rotation program will have a higher chance of acceptance if they have passed the U.S. Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) Step I or edical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) and must attend a basic science course, per recommendation of the Admissions Committee.


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Statement On Inclusivity

ACSOM seeks to foster a culture of diversity and equity for our patients, students, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds who personify excellence and feel called to service in the name of moving medicine forward.

ACSOM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. ACSOM is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Your Student Visa

University will work directly with the Government of Commonwealth of Dominica to facilitate your student visa.