Mary's School of Medicine is in the process of restructuring and will not be
admitting a cohort class at this time. Do contact the St. Mary's School of
Medicine to inquire as to when the next cohort classes will begin.
Dear Prospective Student
Thank you for your interest in ST. MARY'S SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. ST. MARY'S SCHOOL OF MEDICINE was founded in 1998 in the South Pacific country of the Cook Islands. The Cook Islands is a self-governing South Pacific country in free association with New Zealand.
On April 28, 1998 The Government of Cook Islands Cabinet approved the St. Mary’s School of Medicine to operate as an educational institution of higher learning offering nursing and medical education programs. Subsequently on July 28, 1998 The Government of the Cook Islands Ministry of Health granted accreditation and recognition to the nursing and medical education programs. See confirmation letters at: http://www.stmarysmedicalschool.com/Accreditation.html
The institution is proudly geared and committed to providing a quality medical and nursing education at an affordable cost to students whom want to fulfill their life long ambition and dream of becoming a medical doctor and or a nurse and being able to practice medicine and or nursing and serve their communities in the Cook Islands, USA and abroad. The decision to enter pursue a career in becoming a medical doctor or a nurse is a very important and life altering decision and choosing the right institution is a very important consideration that will significantly affect your life and career.
At St. Mary’s School of Medicine students will enjoy small class sizes, very highly qualified faculty with decades of experience in providing medical and nursing education, a very culturally diverse student body and a high teacher to student ratio to ensure individual student support if needed. The institution is committed to training future nurses and physicians to provide competent and compassion patient health care. Many graduates have received top residency placements and are currently practicing medicine and nursing throughout the USA and abroad.
ST. MARY'S SCHOOL OF MEDICINE is registered with the 7th Edition of the World Health Organization publication and with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. Students and graduates are eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Examination administered by the Educational Commission for
Foreign Medical Graduates. See https://search.wdoms.org and choose New Zealand or Cook Islands the country options