I am delighted to welcome you to the College of Economics and Political Science (CEPS) website. I hope that you will find the contents of our website interesting and informative.
CEPS is one of the largest colleges in the University. The College is comprised of seven departments: Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations Management and Business Statistics, Information System and Political Science. As a result of years of quality and excellent work, many remarkable achievements have been accomplished that made CEPS a reputable destination in the nation for quality education in Business, Economics and Political Science. The College is proud that it is affiliated with two world-class business accreditation organizations: the European Foundation 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 accreditation will help to place CEPS globally as a center of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and community service.
Over the year, 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 nine majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Management, Operations Management, Business Statistics, and Political Science. In addition, students also have the option to opt for a minor in one of three areas: Economics, 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 provide 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 (1) to provide a learning environment benchmarked to international standards, (2) offer student learning and faculty contributions that advance educational excellence, external collaborations, responsible and innovative practice, and relevant research, and (3) to contribute to national development and international cooperation. The college’s vision is to advance national priorities and gain international recognition through the achievement of excellence in business and political science education, research and professional practice.
We aim to offer quality education to our students and develop student’s leadership and managerial skills by integrating creative thinking and problem solving in the curriculum design. In addition, we provide state-of-the-art education and research facilities for students and faculty. Moreover, 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 and simulation in class, work in teams, and mature as individuals. We are committed to provide a learning experience that is rigorous, relevant and rewarding.
CEPS is an exciting place to study and grow. The remarkable success of the College 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 continuing our success in the future.
Khamis Hamed Al-Yahyaee, PhD.
Dean, College of Economics and Political Science