University Council of Jamaica accredits 16 schools

University Council of Jamaica accredits 16 schools

Sunday, March 13, 2016

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The University Council of Jamaica on Thursday presented 12 colleges and universities that are either based here or offer programmes via satellite campuses with certificates for various programmes accredited or re-accredited during the 2015- 2016 period. Four others were issued certificates of registration and/or recognition.

Below is the complete list:

Certificates of Accreditation

1) Caribbean Graduate School of Theology

- Master of Arts in Theology Studies

- Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

- Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

- Master of Divinity

- Master of Business Administration

2) Catholic College of Mandeville

- Bachelor of Education (Primary)

3) Excelsior Community College

- Associate of Science in Library Studies

4) Jamaica Theological Seminary

- Bachelor of Arts in Theology

- Bachelor of Arts in General Studies

- Bachelor of Social Work

- Bachelor of Arts in Guidance and Counselling

5) Knox Community College

- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

- Associate of Science in Environmental Studies

- Associate of Science in Management Information Systems

6) The Mico University College

- Bachelor of Education (Secondary) with specialisations in:

Library and Information Studies

Language and Literacy

Language and Literature

Physical Education

Geography and Environmental Science


Industrial Technology

Visual Arts

Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

7) Montego Bay Community College

- Associate of Science in Business Studies

- Bachelor of Science in Business Studies

- Applied Associate of Science in Architectural and Construction Technology

- Associate of Science in Agricultural Technology

8) Northern Caribbean University

- Master of Arts in Education

- Bachelors of Arts in English

- Doctor of Philosophy in Education

9) St Mary’s University of Minnesota

- Master of Education in Teaching and Learning

10) University College of the Caribbean

- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

- Bachelor of Science in Human Resource and Management

- Bachelor of Science in Marketing

11) University of Technology, Jamaica

- Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition

- Bachelor of Science in Land Economy and Valuation Surveying

- Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

- Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management

- Bachelor of Science in Computing

- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with speciaisations in:


Administrative and Information Systems management

Finance and Banking

General Management

Production and Operations Management

Human Resource Management


12) Vocational Training Development Institute

- Post Graduate diploma in Education and Training

- Diploma in Information and Communication Technology

Certificates of Registration

1) The Hydel College

2) International University of the Caribbean

3) Sigma College of Nursing and Applied Sciences

Certificates of Recognition

1) Walden University

- Master of Science in Early Childhood Studies

- Master of Science in Education

- Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology

- Doctor of Education


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