MBCC Degrees Now Fully Accredited

No. 63 Monday, March 8, 2010
Montego Bay Community College (MBCC) last week announced that all its programmes including five bachelors degrees are now fully accredited by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ).

    Speaking at the college's graduation ceremony held at the Holiday Inn Sun Spree Resort on Sunday February 28, Principal Dr. Angela Samuels­ Harris said that the process which started in 2006 was now complete.
    In January 2010, the bachelor's degree in Business Studies was accredited to include the 2008 cohort of students.
    "Our students are graduating from programmes fully accredited by the University Council of Jamaica, Dr. Samuels-Harris said.
    The UCJ was set up in 1987 to provide accreditation and registration of tertiary institutions, to ensure integrity and quality of the programmes that they offer.
    "In 2006 our Associate degrees in Hospitality and Tour­ism Management, Management Information Systems, and Business Studies were all accredited.
    "Our Bachelor's degrees in Hospitality and Tourism Management and Management Information Systems were accredited in 2007 and in 2008 we received accreditation certificate for our Associate degree in Architecture and Construction Technology.
    "Also accredited were the programmes offered in
collaboration with partners CASE and CMI are also ac­credited for our campus.
    "We are now happy to announce that all five Bachelor's degrees which we offer are fully accredited."
    MBCC offers the Associate degree in Industrial Systems and the Diploma in International Shipping Logistics in association with partner the Caribbean Maritime Institute.
    It also partners with CASE to offer the Bachelor of Technology in Environmental
Science.
    The principal noted, "We also collaborate to offer the first year or first two years of some of the University of Technology and University of the West Indies bachelor's degrees and those students will graduate at those institutions later.
    "These include the students who have earned the Associate degree in Computer Modular Studies from the University of Technology and the Preliminary Science certificate from the UWI."

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