What Are Some MBBS Colleges in America?

What Are Some MBBS Colleges in America?

There are no colleges in the United States that offer bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, or MBBS, degree, as of 2015. The MBBS is a medical degree given by universities that follow the British system of higher education. The equivalent degree in the U.S. is the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.); schools that offer this degree include Harvard University, the University of Washington, Oregon Health and Science University, Duke university and the University of Pennsylvania.

Those interested in a MBBS degree and choose to study in the U.S. should look at M.D. programs. Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts offers a program leading to a M.D., plus programs leading to a Ph.D., through its Division of Medical Sciences. Subjects include immunology, virology neuroscience.

The University of Washington in Seattle has an academic partnership program with schools in Wyoming, Montana, Alaska and Idaho. The medical school offers both the M.D. and the Ph.D. in biomedical research.

Students at Oregon Health and Science University's School of Medicine in Portland, Oregon, have access to 1,750 faculty members, as of 2015. There, they can focus their study of medicine in areas, such as cancer biology and medical physics.

One main feature of Duke University is its requirement that all medical students to complete a research project through its Foundation for Excellence Curriculum. Research at the University of Pennsylvania has focuses in areas such as pancreatic cancer treatment and gene therapy for HIV patients.

Other schools of medicine in the U.S. include the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins University, the University of California at San Francisco and the University of Colorado at Denver.