Established by Royal Decree in 1986, the College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences (CAMS) has a record of more than 24 years of service to Sultan Qaboos University and the wider community in the Sultanate. In an arid land, where farming and maritime activities are an integral part of the history and culture, the College plays a vital role. It is important as a repository of scientific expertise, a vehicle for advanced training and a center for strategic research to promote sustainable use of the Sultanate’s renewable resources.
The mission of the College is to prepare qualified Omanis, academically and technically, to serve the development of the Sultanate in the agriculture and marine sectors; to design and execute strategic and tactical research in collaboration with national and international agencies, to promote the agriculture and marine sectors in the Sultanate; promote the development of a productive, balanced and diversified economy, and enhance environmental sustainability by disseminating knowledge to the agriculture and marine sectors of the Sultanate; emphasize the value of acquisition and utilization of scientific knowledge and of adherence to a way of life based upon Islam to young Omanis.
Dr. Talal Al-Shukeili
Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Studies