KSAU-HS in Brief

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) is a governmental university specialized in health sciences. KSAU-HS is accredited by the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its various programs for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. These academic programs at King Abdulaziz Medical City, which are part of the Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, represented its first nucleus. With the fast growth of these programs and their positive results in  preparing Saudi cadres of Saudi cadres in Medical fields and health sciences, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz issued a royal decree on 5 Safar 1426 corresponding to 6 March 2005, to establish the university named “King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences", based in Riyadh and has two campuses in Jeddah and Al-Ahsa.

KSAU-HS has 14 colleges in three university campuses in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Ahsa:

• Seven colleges in the university campus in Riyadh
          College of Medicine
          College of Dentistry
          College of Pharmacy
          College of Public Health and Health Informatics
          College of Applied Medical Sciences
          College of Nursing
          College of Sciences and Health Professions
 
• Four colleges in the university campus in Jeddah
         College of Medicine
         College of Applied Medical Sciences
         College of Nursing
         College of Health Sciences and Health Professions

• Three colleges in the university campus in Al-Ahsa
       College of Applied Medical Sciences
       College of Nursing
       College of Sciences and Health Professions


Deanships and Centers:
Deanship of Postgraduate, Deanship of Admission and Registration, Deanship of Student Affairs, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Postgraduate Training Center, Health Promotion Center.

Programs:
• Preparatory program

Undergraduate Programs:
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
• Bachelor of Dentistry
• Bachelor of Clinical Pharmacy
• Bachelor of Health Informatics
• Bachelor of Respiratory Therapy
• Bachelor of Emergency Medical Services
• Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
• Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
• Bachelor of anesthesia technology
• Bachelor of Radiology
• Bachelor of Clinical Nutrition
• Bachelor of Cardiac Technology (Cardiac Catheterization)
Bachelor of Nursing

Masters Programs:
• Master of Medical Education - College of Medicine
• Master of Health Informatics - College of Public Health and Health Informatics
• Master of Systems and Quality Management - College of Public Health and Health Informatics
• Master of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics - College of Public Health and Health Informatics.
• Master of Public Health - College of Public Health and Health Informatics.
• Master of Bioethics - College of Public Health and Health Informatics in cooperation with the King Abdullah International Medical Research Center.
• Master of Science in nursing specialization in Midwifery - College of Nursing in Riyadh

Saudi Board Program and Fellowships:
• The Saudi Board includes more than 20 specialties: Dental, Anesthesiology, Anatomy, Dermatology, Emergency, ENT, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Bone, Pharmacy, Plastic Surgery, Radiation, Surgery, Urinary Tract, Neonatology, Kidneys. Urinary tract, Neonates, Kidneys.

• The Fellowship program in the field of microbiology, which includes 29 specialties: Gastroenterology, Kidney, Respiratory, Infectious Diseases, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Intensive Care, Rheumatology, Advanced Intensive Care, Skin, Adult Hematology, Psychiatry for Children and Adolescents, Orthopedics,  Obstetrics and Gynecology Cancer , Infants, Neonatal, Neurosurgery - Pediatrics, Gastroenterology - Children, Intensive Care –Children, Children-Adult Emergency , Anesthesiology - Children, ENT - Children.

Partnership between the KSAU-HS and King Abdulaziz Medical City:
The academic study at the university is linked training programs in King Abdulaziz Medical City in the Ministry of National Guard.

University Address:
 Riyadh
Prince Muteb Street
P.O Box 3660 Riyadh 11481
Tel: + 966-11- 4299999

Jeddah
Makkah Highway (Al Haramain Road)
Tel: + 966-12-2246666


Al Ahsa
Al-Ahsa Highway
Tel. +966-13-5629000


University Website:

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To view the documentary film about the university's academic programs, click here