Spartan Health Sciences University, School of Medicine is an independent medical institution established on January 7, 1980.
The Government of St. Lucia chartered and licensed Spartan Health Sciences University and provided accreditation by the St. Lucian Government Monitoring Committee appointed to oversee the schools academic, fiscal and management standards. The monitoring committee ensures that Spartan’s standards are comparable to those set by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education as required by the Department of Education in the United States
The University is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (now called Avicenna Directories), published by the World Health Organization (W HO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Spartan is also in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED), maintained by the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (PALMER) of Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) of U.S.A.