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Puntland State University

Puntland State University
Established 2004
Type Public
Location Garowe, Puntland, Somalia
Campus Urban
Former names Garowe School of Management
Website .com.puntlandstateuniversitywww

Puntland State University is a university in Garowe, the administrative capital of the northeastern Puntland region of Somalia.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Degrees 2
  • Faculties 3
  • Partnership 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

The school traces its roots back to the Garowe School of Management, a women's school in Garowe offering courses in accounting, computer skills, business English and business management. After a year of operation, which saw the graduation of 60 women, the school was expanded to a two-year structure and renamed to Puntland Community College. In 2004, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program and USIU Nairobi, PCC was expanded to include four-year programs. It was also renamed to Puntland State University (PSU).

Degrees

A computer classroom in Puntland State University.

Degrees offered at PSU include:

The school is participating in the Puntland Resource and Service Center, which began construction in January 2007 in Garowe.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Faculty of Social Science
  • Faculty of Computer Science
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Shari'a and Law

Partnership

Puntland State University has entered into a sister institution relationship with the Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) based in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States.[2]

References

  1. ^ http://puntlandi.com/?p=30905
  2. ^ Puntland State University - MCTC Partnership

External links

  • Puntland State University

  • East Somalia University
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