I am delighted to welcome you to the College of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) website and I hope that you will find its contents interesting and informative.
CEPS is one of the largest colleges in the University, comprising seven academic departments: Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations Management and Business Statistics, Information Systems and Political Science. Years of excellent work and attention to quality has led to many remarkable accomplishments by the College, which has forged CEPS’ reputation as the destination in the nation for quality education in Business, Economics and Political Science. The College is proud to be affiliated with two world-class business accreditation organizations: the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), and the American Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The College is currently working to secure accreditation from both well-reputed organizations. We believe that the accreditations will help to place CEPS globally as a center of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and community service.
Over the years, CEPS has grown and diversified, with well-established undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Our programs include undergraduate degrees leading to a Bachelor of Science in one of the following eight majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Management, Operations Management, and Business Statistics. In addition, the College offers a BSc. in Political Science. Students also have the option to opt for a minor in one of following areas: Management, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, or Information Systems. CEPS also offers three post-graduate programs namely, Master of Business Administration, Master in International Relations and Security Studies and Master of Science in Information Systems. Furthermore, the College is currently working on developing new postgraduate programs at the Master and PhD levels.
We are committed to providing our students with a world-class education. We prepare our students to become the business leaders of Oman, the region and the world. Hence, the mission of the College is to provide a learning and research environment benchmarked to international business and political science standards and engage in national and international strategic partnerships to contribute to national development. The College’s vision is to be internationally recognized for excellence in business and political science education, research and contributions to socio-economic development.
Through our state-of-the-art educational and faculty research facilities, our aim is to offer quality education to our students and to develop student’s leadership and managerial skills by integrating creative thinking and problem-solving in curriculum design. In addition, we work to build strong ties with public and private institutions and promote basic and applied research. We provide a challenging and stimulating learning environment for students. Within the context of business, our students learn to think critically, take on leadership roles, solve problems, communicate effectively, make presentations, write technical reports, solve case studies, run simulations, work in teams, and mature as individuals. We are committed to providing a learning experience that is rigorous, relevant and rewarding.
CEPS is an exciting place to study and grow. The College’s remarkable success has been made possible through the dedication and talent of our faculty and staff and the high quality of our students. We are extremely proud of the accomplishments of the College over the past two decades and we look forward to welcoming you in sharing in our continuing success in the future.
Khamis Hamed Al-Yahyaee, PhD.
Dean, College of Economics and Political Science