Accreditation

The Catholic College of Mandeville offered a Diploma in Primary Education from 1993 to 2003. In 2003 the college upgraded from offering a Diploma to the Bachelor of Education (Primary) with a current enrolment of over (600) students (full time day and part time evening). The programme is accredited by the University Council of Jamaica. Included in this programme are opportunities for students to select one of the special areas: special education, guidance and counselling, literacy, science, mathematics, and information technology.

The Master of Education in Teaching and Learning programme offered in Partnership with Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, USA, commenced July 27, 2008, saw its first graduates (nineteen) on September 26, 2010, thirty-one (31) graduates in 2011 and thirty-six (36) graduates in September 2012. This programme received accreditation from the UCJ in 2011. Currently, there are approximately 80 students enrolled in the M.Ed. Programme which operates one weekend per month over 20 months. The programme has reached Jamaica 13.