Texila American University (TAU)

  • Address: Critchlow College Campus, Woolford Avenue, Thomaslands, Georgetown, Guyana.
  • Telephone: 592 231-8118
  • Fax: 592 231-8118
  • Website: http://www.tauedu.org/

Texila American University (TAU) , one of the best Caribbean Medical Schools is located in Guyana, the only English-speaking country in South America. TAU offers several Health Science programs with a high level of professionalism, exactness and problem solving skills. The University is committed to providing the best-in-class programs that facilitate further education and 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 Program curriculum is designed to reinforce the enduring tenets of the practice of medicine and to ensure the ability of understanding and handling the changing demands of heath service in various fields of society.

The students of TAU are presented with challenges to adopt the ethics and values that apply to all Health Professions. Considering 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 for Bachelors in MD-Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing (March and September), and other Allied Health Science programs operate on a three semester system with classes beginning in January, May and September respectively.