The Mico University College

Introduction

MICO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

is registered by the University Council of Jamaica ( UCJ ) to provide teacher education at the graduate degree level. It should be noted that this programme is approved by the University Council of Jamaica ( UCJ ).

Graduate Degrees

The Mico School of Graduate Studies has a mandate to make dynamic contributions to the academic landscape by producing highly skilled educators, leadership personnel, policy makers and problem solvers.

Collaborating with the Institute of Technological and Educational Research (ITER), the School of Graduate Studies seeks to promote and coordinate a quality enterprise that offers graduate, advanced graduate and professional programmes of study, conduct research and provide service to the public in accordance with our mission.

Currently the School offers four (4) Graduate Programmes:

  • The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
  • The Executive Masters in Educational Management (EMEM) (some courses are taught by The Mona School of Business)
  • Master in Special Education
  • M.Sc Counselling & Social Work

Tuition & Fees

Tuition is charged per credit with rates subject to change annually. Compulsory University fees are added for miscellaneous items. Students are required to make payments in full, but a payment plan is usually available from the Accounts Department. The current fee per credit is $16,000.00 and students are expected to pursue a minimum of 9 credits per semester.

Entry Requirements

  1. Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and may be a: -Trained graduate – degree with teacher training or -Pre-trained graduate- degree without teacher training
  2. Official Transcripts from all previously attended Colleges and Universities.
  3. Two letters of recommendation: one from an administrator or other personnel who can attest to the applicant’s performance and attitude to work.
  4. Any other qualifications that may be considered appropriate by the University College Admissions Board.
  5. Current Employment record.
  6. Written one page paper of intent and statement on ‘What it means to be a Leader in an Organization, in this Era.’

The application is an important part of the University’s record and should be completed carefully and accurately. Incomplete application forms may result in refusal.

Applicants should complete admission application, including a non-refundable application fee of JA$700.00 made payable to The Mico University College. Application forms are available online or at the Students’ Affairs Office.

Deadline for submission: Contact The Graduate School of Education.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

Executive Master in Educational Management (EMEM)

Campus Part time 20 months September 2018 Jamaica Kingston

The Executive Master of Arts Degree in Educational Management will dynamically change the educational management leadership landscape. It provides human, technical, administrative and organizational values and skills necessary for first rate performance. [+]

Executive Master in Educational Management (EMEM) EMEM Credits Required: 42

The Executive Master of Arts Degree in Educational Management will dynamically change the educational management leadership landscape. It provides human, technical, administrative and organizational values and skills necessary for first rate performance. The curriculum is structured to provide incremental exposure to foundation and advanced courses integrated around core themes of Management, Leadership, Creativity and Innovation. Participants must first complete Foundational courses before core courses are pursued.

OVERVIEW

The Executive Masters Degree in Educational Management offered, will dynamically change the educational management leadership landscape of Jamaica, the Caribbean and international communities. It provides human, technical administrative and organizational skills and values necessary for first rate performance. The curriculum is structured to provide incremental exposure to foundation and advanced courses integrated around core themes of Management, Leadership Creativity and Innovation. A wide variety of learning methods is used for EMEM from formal lectures, case study analysis, seminars and class presentations. The programme requires extensive private study and research enquiry on the part of the students. Study and learning in the EMEM are broadly interactive processes with emphasis on the value student participation brings to the classroom. The strategy is to encourage and facilitate both effective self-reflection and the sharing of ideas among participants.... [-]


Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Campus Full time 5 semesters September 2018 Jamaica Kingston

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programme targets persons with a Bachelor’s degree in varied areas and cover a period of five (5) semesters including summer sessions. The philosophy of the programme is to empower educators for professional practice and responsible leadership through a rich, varied and dynamic curriculum. It further allows experience to integrate content across various fields of study relating theory to practice. [+]

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Credits Required: 42/48

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programme targets persons with a Bachelor’s degree in varied areas and cover a period of five (5) semesters including summer sessions. The philosophy of the programme is to empower educators for professional practice and responsible leadership through a rich, varied and dynamic curriculum. It further allows experience to integrate content across various fields of study relating theory to practice.

PHILOSOPHY

The Master of Arts in teaching programme seeks to empower educators for professional practice and responsible leadership through a rich, varied and dynamic curriculum and provides a higher degree pro-gramme that will enable the clientele to engage in continued research activities that contribute to sustain-able development.... [-]


Master of Education: Special Education

Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The programme is designed to equip educators and other professionals with core knowledge and specialized skills for addressing the needs of students with exceptionalities. It will also empower educators for professional practice and responsible leadership. The programme addresses a wide range of learning needs, including severe disabilities. [+]

Master of Education: Special Education M.Ed. Special Education Credits Required: 42/43

The programme is designed to equip educators and other professionals with core knowledge and specialized skills for addressing the needs of students with exceptionalities. It will also empower educators for professional practice and responsible leadership. The programme addresses a wide range of learning needs, including severe disabilities. It targets persons with a Bachelor’s degree and offers training in general special education that allows the selection of an elective from: Specific Learning Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, School Counselling, and Social Work, Family and Human Development, Educational Evaluation and Interventions and Administration and Supervision. ... [-]


MSc

Master of Science: Counselling and Social Work

Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The Master of Science in Counselling and Social Work is designed to equip society with skills to respond to the needs of the school community and society as a whole. In response to social changes that impact the lives of students, this programme prepares professionals who will focus on a broad range of services to an increasingly diverse group of stakeholders. [+]

Master of Science: Counselling and Social Work M.S.c Counselling and Social Work Credits Required: 51

The Master of Science in Counselling and Social Work is designed to equip society with skills to respond to the needs of the school community and society as a whole. In response to social changes that impact the lives of students, this programme prepares professionals who will focus on a broad range of services to an increasingly diverse group of stakeholders. The programme targets persons with a Bachelor’s Degree in social and behavioral studies and covers two (2) years, including summer sessions.

RATIONALE

In order to prepare students, parents and the society to meet and effectively deal with the existing societal challenges, The Mico University College has undertaken to train change agents. This programme intends to prepare individuals to be school counselors and social agents who will be well informed and motivated.... [-]