Doctor of Medicine (M.D) Program

Doctor of Medicine (M.D) Program / University of Jordan

 

As part of, Memorandum of Understanding signed between Arab American University in Palestine and University of Jordan in Jordan to annually accept a limited number of students to get a Degree in Doctor of Medicine (M.D) through studying three semesters in Arab American University campus- Jenin. Student have to meet the program’s conditions. Below are some details about academic requirements and credit hours for both Arab American University and University of Jordan:

  1. Students must hold high school certificate (scientific stream) or its equivalent with at least 85% average.
  2. The applicant should apply to the University of Jordan by filling the online application at the Arab American University Jenin’s Campus.
  3. The student gets the acceptance to the Doctor of Medicine (M.D) specialization at the University of Jordan directly before starting his/her studies at the Arab American University, according to the University of Jordan admission requirements.
  4. The students study three semesters – the first, second, and summer semesters of the same academic year – at the Arab American University.
  5. After fulfilling the Arab American University success requirements for the first academic year according to the study plan, the student continue his/her study at the University of Jordan to get the degree in Doctor of Medicine (M.D).
  6. The student get awarded a doctor's degree in Doctor of Medicine (M.D) from the University of Jordan after completing this degree requirements.
  7. The program duration is at least six years and the total required credits in the study plan are 256 credit hours, of which 48 are studied at the Arab American University while the rest 208 studied at the University of Jordan.
  8. The tuition fees are 280 JD per credit hour during the study in the University of Jordan and 200 JD per credit hour during the study in the Arab American University.

Total Credit Hours Required to Complete the Required Hours at Arab American University
( 48 Credit Hours ) as Follows:


Obligatory University Requirements

Students must pass all of the following courses:

Course #

Course Name

Weekly Hours

Cr.

Hrs.

Prerequisite

Theoretical

Practical

1100100 PHYSICAL FITNESS CULTURE 3 - 3 -
2300101 ARAB-ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION 3 - 3 -
3400101 LEARNING & RESEARCH SKILLS 3 - 3 -
3400102 COMMUNICATION SKILLS 3 - 3 -
3400104 HUMAN CIVILIZATION 3 - 3 -

Obligatory Specialization Requirements

Students must pass all of the following courses:

Course #

Course Name

Weekly Hours

Cr.

Hrs.

Prerequisite

Theoretical

Practical

0301131 PRINCIPLES OF STATISTICS 3 - 3 -
0303101 GENERAL CHEMISTRY 3 - 3 -
0304101 GENERAL BIOLOGY-1 3 - 3 -
0304105 CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 4 - 4 -
0333233 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY FOR NON-CHEMISTRY STUDENTS 3 - 3 -
0342105 MEDICAL PHYSICS 3 - 3 -
0501110 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGY 2 - 2 -
0501118 BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 3 - 3 -
0502109 ANATOMY AND EMBRYOLOGY 3 2 4 -
0502111 GENERAL HISTOLOGY 1 2 2 -
1902103 COMPUTER SKILLS FOR MEDICAL FACULTIES 3 - 3 -

Advisory Plan for the Required Courses in the Arab American University


First Year

Fall Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

--------- Univ. Req.3
0301131 PRINCIPLES OF STATISTICS3
0303101 GENERAL CHEMISTRY3
0304101 GENERAL BIOLOGY-13
0342105 MEDICAL PHYSICS3
1902103 COMPUTER SKILLS FOR MEDICAL FACULTIES3
TOTAL 18

Spring Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

--------- Univ. Req.3
0304105 CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY4
0333233 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY FOR NON-CHEMISTRY STUDENTS3
0501110 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGY2
0502109 ANATOMY AND EMBRYOLOGY4
0502111 GENERAL HISTOLOGY2
TOTAL 18

Summer Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

--------- Univ. Req.3
--------- Univ. Req.3
--------- Univ. Req.3
0501118 BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY3
TOTAL 12