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Gobi-Altai Medical School

  • The medical school, training junior midwives, was established in Altai, Gobi-Altai province according to the Resolution No. 203 July 10, 1967 of the People's Great Hural of Mongolian People’s Republic.
  • Educational activities of the school started on October 5, 1967 with the budget of 307,000 MNT, 4 classrooms, and 5 teachers, 3 classes of 80 students, 15 administrative workers, and a dormitory for 50 students. Thus, the school was established as the 19th special school in Mongolia.
  • 15 students from Bayan-Olgii province, 23 from Gobi-Altai province, 13 from Zavkhan province, 14 from Hovd province, and 15 from Uvs province were enrolled in the first year of 1967-1968. Over 4,700 hours of training and educational work were conducted for 34 weeks. Physics-mathematics, anatomy, and chemistry classrooms, clubs and societies as well as a library with more than 1,000 books was established.
  • The school merged with the provincial general hospital according to the resolution of the Government, and worked as a Medical Center for more than a year since January 1996. Through stages of historical development, it had become College of Medicine affiliated to Mongolian Medical University in 1997 by the joint order A/176/120 of the Minister of Education and the Minister of Health and Social Security.
    From 2003, It has changed to Medical college of Health sciences university of Mongolia by the order of the Minister of Education, Culture and Science. In 2014, the school was reorganized to Gobi-Altai medical school, the branch school of MNUMS. Our school has been operating in the field of medical education for 55 years.
  • The school has been organizing scientific conferences among lecturers as well as students, and conference proceedings have been published annually since 1999.
  • The first international scientific conference “Nursing education” was held at our school in 2012.
  • In 1999, the Gobi-Altai Medical School had become the first accredited local university among all local universities and colleges, and received the right to conduct trainings for a period of 5 years.  It has successfully accredited 3 times by the National Council for Educational Accreditation, in 1999, 2003 and lastly in 2015.
  • The school offers bachelor programs in medical doctors, nurses, midwives, laboratory technicians, pharmacists, and traditional medicine nurses. It has about 9,000 graduates including doctors and medical specialists, and is working to train the personnel of the health sector of the western provinces.
  • Gobi-Altai Medical School consists of Department for Administration and Education Policy, Department for Finance, Department for Training, Department of Basic Sciences, Department of Nursing, Department of Pharmacy, Department of Bio-Medicine and Clinical Department and the high school. Currently, the school has 78 employees, and about 1000 students.

Undergraduate programs:

1. Medical doctor – 6 years, D091201

  • Applicants who have completed the high school curricular education and already received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions will study 68+139 or 207 hours of courses in a 2+4 program for a total of 6 years and graduate with a bachelor’s degree of medical doctor. Admission to the course is in July every year.

2. Nursing – 4 years, D091301

  • Applicants who have completed the high school curricular education and already received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions will study 130 hours of courses in 4 years and graduate with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Admission to the course is in July every year.

3. Midwifery -4 years, D091302

  • Applicants who have completed the high school curricular education and already received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions, will study 127 credits in 4 years to earn a bachelor’s degree in midwifery. Admission to the course is in July every year.

4. Nursing – 3 years, С091301

  • Applicants who have completed the high school curricular education, and who already received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions can equalize the bachelor degree with certain amount of credits. You will complete 106 credits in 3 years to earn a diploma in nursing. Admission to the course is in July every year.

5. Midwifery 3 years, С091302

  • Applicants who have completed the high school curricular education, and who already received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions can equalize the bachelor degree with certain amount of credits. You will complete 97 credits in 3 years to earn a diploma in midwifery. Admission to the course is in July every year.

6. Traditional medicine nursing – 3 years, С091701

  • Applicants who have completed the high school curricular education, and who already received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions can equalize the bachelor degree with certain amount of credits. You will complete 97 credits in 3 years to earn a diploma in traditional medicine nursing. Admission to the course is in July every year.

7. Pharmacist – 3 years, С091601

  • Applicants who have completed the high school curricular education, and who already received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions or who have other specialization in medicine can equalize the bachelor degree with certain amount of credits. Applicants will complete 95 credits in 3 years to earn a diploma in pharmacy.

8. Laboratory technician – 3 years, С091401

  • Applicants who have completed the high school curricular education, or who already received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions or who have other specialization in medicine can equalize the bachelor degree with certain amount of credits. Applicants will complete 97 credits in 3 years to earn a diploma in laboratory technology.

9. Premedical course -2 years, D091201

  • An applicant who has completed who have completed the high school curricular education will study 62 credits in 2 years to acquire the basic education to become a doctor of medicine, a doctor of oral medicine, a doctor of traditional medicine, and a doctor of pediatrics.

10. Premedical course -2 years, D091201

  • An applicant who has completed who have completed the high school curricular education will study 62 credits in 2 years to acquire the basic education to become biomedical researcher, pharmacist, and public health researcher.

11. Nursing – 1 year ВО91301

  • Applicants who have diplomas in nursing /diploma/, midwifery, and traditional medicine nursing will study 32 credits in 1 year to earn Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.

Graduate program:

  • The Gobi-Altai Medical School offers specialized and professional development courses for nurses and medical specialists.

  – 16 courses for nurses
  – 5 courses for other medical specialists
  – 23 courses for professional development of nurses and other medical specialists

 

  • In cooperation with departments and other health institutions, short-term continuous trainings are organized in classroom, online and combined form.

Address

Gobi-Altai Medical School

Mongolia, Gobi-Altai aimag, Esenbulag soum, Orgil bag, Freedom street
gobialtai@mnums.edu.mn
Postal address: Gobi-Altai medical school
Phone: + (976) -70483491