Accreditations and Approvals

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program at St. George’s University School of Medicine has been accredited and/or approved by many external bodies.

  • Accredited by the Government of Grenada

  • Accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP), which is recognized by the General Medical Council (GMC) in the UK and by the World Federation for Medical Education/Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (WFME/FAIMER). After 2023, the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) will issue an ECFMG certification only for degrees obtained from a medical school with an accreditation recognized by the WFME.

  • In March of 2015 St. George's University School of Medicine MD Program was approved by the New York State Education Department for long-term clinical clerkships in New York for a period of seven years subject to standard reporting requirements.

  • Approved by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners to conduct clinical clerkship programs at SGU affiliated New Jersey teaching hospitals and an alternatively accredited medical school by the Advisory Graduate Medical Education Council of New Jersey (AGMEC) within the New Jersey Commission of Higher Education

  • Included on the list of medical schools recognized by the Medical Board of California

  • Licensed by the Florida Commission on Independent Education

  • The National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (of the US Department of Education), for the purpose of conferring student loans, has deemed Grenada’s accreditation standards to be comparable to those utilized by the United States.

St. George’s University Master of Public Health Degree has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

CEPHThe US Accreditation authority for public health programs, CEPH has granted full accreditation to St. George’s University’s Master of Public Health Degree Program through 2022. The program originally gained accreditation in 2010, and was re-accredited in 2015 for seven more years, the maximum term for re-accreditation. SGU is one of only a few non-US institution approved by the CEPH to hold this coveted distinction. 


Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Designated as World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Environmental and Occupational Health

SGU School of Medicine (SGUSOM) has been reviewed and approved by the following bodies internationally:

  • The Bahamas Medical Council
  • The Bermuda Medical Council
  • The Sri Lankan Medical Council
  • The Thailand Medical Council
  • The Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago

St. George’s University graduates have also gained registration with medical licensing authorities in the following countries:

British Virgin Islands         
Dutch Antilles
Great Britain
Hong Kong
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Sri Lanka
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates      
United States

US Department of Education

In 1996, the US Department of Education reviewed the standards of medical education in 30 countries for the purpose of conferring student loans. Grenada was one of four countries approved during the initial review: the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada were the other three. Other countries have subsequently been approved.

World Health Organization

St. George's University School of Medicine is listed with the World Health Organization.

The School of Veterinary Medicine

  • The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program has been granted Full Accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA COE).
  • The Government of Grenada continued the accreditation of St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine on February 4, 2010. The School of Veterinary Medicine is fully authorized by the government of Grenada to confer the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree upon those candidates who successfully complete its academic requirements.

Broad-based training programs offer exposure to the art of veterinary medicine that was especially designed for its international student body. Each student determines the individual government entry requirements in the country or state where they intend to practice.

The School of Arts and Sciences

The Government of Grenada has recognized St. George's University School of Arts and Sciences since 1996. The School of Arts and Sciences is fully authorized by the Government of Grenada to confer Baccalaureate and Masters degrees upon those candidates who successfully complete its academic requirements.