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How old is the school? How many students?

2021-09-06T16:56:40-04:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: , |

The school was founded in 2002, in close collaboration with the Government of Samoa, so its future is secure. The program began by making sure that the computer-assisted curriculum worked well before opening it to large numbers of students. The school deliberately started small and currently has 257 students enrolled worldwide. OUM is selective about [...]

What types of students do you have enrolled in the program?

2021-09-06T15:04:13-04:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: , |

OUM’s flexible program appeals to a wide variety of students—from recent college graduates, to working professionals interested in changing careers. The distance-learning component is attractive to many nurse practitioners, nurses, chiropractors, physical therapists, physician assistants, pharmacists, paramedics, respiratory therapists, podiatrists, and other healthcare professionals. In addition, OUM has some students with non-science backgrounds such as [...]

Will I have to travel to Samoa?

2021-09-06T16:57:36-04:00September 5th, 2021|Categories: , |

All students matriculating to OUM are required to complete at least one four-week elective clinical rotation in Samoa. Students should apply for the Samoa rotation at least six months in advance through their regional dean.