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Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM)

Autopista Duarte Km 1 1/2 Santiago,
Dominican Republic View map
Dominican Republic

Postgraduate Overview

In total, PUCMM offers 63 postgraduate courses. For the next academic period (September 2019), we offer 36 of the 63 postgraduate courses (including 5 specialties of the Stomatology Area), that cover the following subjects:

  •     Business (marketing, strategy, international business, logistics, accounting)
  •     Finance
  •     Economy
  •     Legal Sciences
  •     Political Sciences
  •     Social Sciences
  •     Education
  •     Social Communication
  •     Humanities
  •     Psychology
  •     Architecture
  •     Civil Engineering
  •     Industrial Engineering
  •     Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  •     Natural and Exact Sciences
  •     Environmental Sciences
  •     Stomatology (orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, endodontics and dentistry)
  •    Theology

In addition, PUCMM offers, at its Santiago’s Campus, nearly 30 medical specialties in its medical residency program, in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and the National Council of Medical Residences.

To apply for a postgraduate program, it is necessary to carry out the following steps:

- Deposit in the Admissions Unit:

  • Admission application form (duly completed)
  • Legalized original birth certificate
  • Certification of the university degree qualification record legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCYT) in original *
  • Certificate of university degree, legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCYT) in original *
  • Copy of both sides of the identity card
  • Updated medical certificate.
  • Two (2) 2x2 photographs
  • Resume
  • Payment receipt for admission procedures (non-refundable)

- Interview with the program coordinator (if necessary).

* The requirements indicated with an asterisk do not apply to applicants who have graduated from PUCMM.

** In the case of dual degree programs with foreign universities, there may be additional admission requirements.

*** In order to apply to the doctoral programs, in addition to the documents indicated, the certifications of the record of qualifications and the degree of master's studies legalized by the MESCyT are required.

For foreign students, a monthly fee of USD900.00 is fixed (until the end of the program to be completed). The monthly fee includes registration. An exception must occur when the student is admitted in a program whose monthly fees exceed USD900.00.

PUCMM offers Educational Credit, which does not apply to the Stomatology Area, and covers up to 80% of the total cost of local programs, and up to 70% of the total cost of dual degree programs.

In addition to the admission requirements mentioned above, foreign applicants must deposit a special form for foreigners (duly completed), with their attached documents.


  • The certification of the qualifying record for a university degree and the birth certificate need to have the Apostille of The Hague.
  • If the country where the documents are issued is not a signatory to the Hague Agreement, the documents must be legalized in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCYT), Ministry of International Relations and the Dominican Consulate. The Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology (MESCYT) must also legalize the original certification of the university degree record. All documents presented in a language other than Spanish must be accompanied by a legal translation from the moment they are taken to the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic.

University Highlights

Total faculty staff - 645


Total faculty staff - 645

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