Riyadh 03 Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1444 AH corresponding to 29 September 2022 AD
The Education and Training Evaluation Commission, represented by the National Center for Evaluation and Academic Accreditation “Etimad”, approved 3 educational institutions and (49) academic programs during the third quarter of 2022 AD, while two programs did not receive program accreditation from the Commission . , noting that the results of accreditation visits It took place from January to May 2022 AD, where both King Abdulaziz University and Ibn Sina National College of Medical Sciences renewed their institutional accreditation, obtaining “full” institutional accreditation, while the Vision College of Dentistry and Nursing in Jeddah has obtained “conditional” institutional accreditation.
At the level of academic programs, (9) programs at King Saud University have obtained accreditation, of which 3 have received full accreditation, namely: the Bachelor of Nursing program, the Master’s program in Arabic Language and Literature, and the Bachelor of Social Sciences Work Program , and the remaining six; It has obtained conditional accreditation, namely: the Master’s Program in Architecture and Building Sciences, the Bachelor’s Program in Heritage Resource Management and Tourist Guidance, the Bachelor’s Program in Information Science, the Bachelor’s Program in Archaeology, the Bachelor’s Program in Sociology, and the Bachelor’s Program in Sociology.
Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management.
At King Abdulaziz University, the Bachelor of Biochemistry program received full accreditation, and 5 academic programs received conditional accreditation, namely: the Bachelor of Chemistry program, the Bachelor of Physics, the Bachelor of Botany, the Bachelor of Zoology and the Bachelor in Microbiology Full accreditation of the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery program at King Faisal University, and the Ph.D. program in Curricula and General Teaching Methods at King Khalid University.
The Bachelor of English Language Program of Taibah University received conditional accreditation, while 3 academic programs at Qassim University received full accreditation: the Master of Arts in Literary Studies program, the Master of Arts program in Language Studies, and the Diploma Program for Teaching from Arabic to non-native speakers. As for Jazan University, the Bachelor of Pharmacist and Sharia programs received full accreditation, and the Bachelor of English Language program received conditional accreditation.
Al-Jouf University also obtained conditional accreditation for three academic programs: the Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science program, the Bachelor of Civil Engineering program and the Bachelor of Accounting program. The Sharia program of Tabuk University received full accreditation, while the Bachelor’s program in Finance and Investment received conditional accreditation.
Two academic programs have also received “conditional” accreditation: a Bachelor’s Program in Electrical Engineering from Al Baha University, and a Bachelor’s Program in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from Najran University, while the Master’s Program in Educational Management and Planning at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University has full accreditation received.
And he obtained conditional accreditation (10) academic programs, namely: A Bachelor’s degree program from Majmaah University, and (4) programs from the University of Bisha, namely: Master of Education Technology, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Bachelor of Nursing Sciences, Bachelor of Arabic Language, and (5) programs of Prince Muhammad Bin Fahd University, which are: Bachelor of Human Resources Management Program, Bachelor of Accounting Program, Bachelor of Finance Program, Bachelor of Management Information Systems Program, and Bachelor of Business Administration Program.
At Dar Al Uloom University, (3) bachelor programs have gained conditional accreditation, namely architecture, interior design and graphic design, while the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery program has gained full accreditation.
Three academic programs also received conditional accreditation: the Bachelor of Banking and Finance program at Dar Al-Hekma University, the Bachelor of Human Medicine program at Batterjee Medical College, and the Bachelor of Emergency Medical Services program at Prince Sultan Military College for Health Sciences in Dhahran.
The authority works in accordance with its mission and objectives, in cooperation and integration with the Ministry of Education and Saudi universities; To contribute to raising the quality and efficiency of education and training to the highest international levels, thereby contributing to the achievement of the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, and the objectives of the Human Capacity Development Programme, which include specific accreditation targets.
The authority emphasized that obtaining academic accreditation from its accreditation center requires the educational institution or academic program to prepare accurate and comprehensive self-study reports for all aspects of scientific, administrative, service and other activities in order to determine its quality levels based on the accreditation standards that has been prepared. by the centre, and that The educational institution or academic program is subject to external evaluation by an independent evaluation team; In order to verify the validity of the results of the self-evaluation study, and to assess the levels of quality of performance in accordance with the standards of the Center, and before starting the above activities, the educational institution or the academic program must meet specific requirements relating to the main elements in the standards of quality assurance and accreditation.
academically, in addition to the educational institution’s fulfillment of the statutory justifications for the exercise of its work.
It is noteworthy that the Accreditation Center is one of the centers affiliated to the Education and Training Evaluation Authority, and it aims to contribute to the improvement of quality and excellence in higher education institutions and their programs through academic evaluation and accreditation processes, and to make the accreditation. process and procedures easy to implement and efficient. The center in the Commission’s plan is to improve and simplify the accreditation process, and it includes several aspects, including: Defining the steps and procedures of the audit process and making it easier and smoother .
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