Ross University
New session underway at Ross Bahamas Site
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Dec 30, 2010 - 9:52:17 PM

December 2010: A new session for the MERP program at the Ross Bahamas site is underway and runs until March 2011. Photo: Yasmin Popescu, The Bahamas Weekly

Freeport, Grand Bahamas Island – While Ross University’s long-term planning for their Freeport campus site is in development, Ross Health Sciences is offering its Medical Education Review Program (MERP) at the Bahamas site at Seahorse Plaza in Freeport. The current session got underway on November 29th and runs until March 25th, 2011.

The Medical Education Review Program (MERP) is a rigorous 15-week program designed to provide preparatory basic sciences course content for medical school education. The selected courses integrate and articulate with coursework and content offered in medical education basic sciences curriculum, and prepare students for successful entry to medical school.

Students preparing for entry to Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) undertake the medical education review program to successfully prepare for entry to RUSM. Any student not meeting the passing criteria during the semester will not be promoted to RUSM. Students are not allowed to repeat the course.

Ross University was founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical and veterinary education offering doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree programs. The School of Medicine is located in Dominica, West Indies. The School of Veterinary Medicine is located in St. Kitts. The Freeport, Grand Bahamas site was opened in January 2009, and is currently under operation by Ross Health Sciences. Ross University's administrative offices are located in North Brunswick, NJ.

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