The College of Health Sciences in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have introduced more degree and M.Phil. programs in line with the University’s policy to review programs periodically to ensure that they fit in the developmental agenda of the country. The new programs include M.Phil. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Polymer Science and Technology as well as Statistics. Others include BSc. Statistics, MSc. Biostatistics and an undergraduate program in Environmental Science for the Long Distance mode. These programs are set to begin during the 2011/2012 Academic year.
This was disclosed by the Vice Chancellor of KNUST, Prof. William Otoo- Ellis during the second day of the 45th Congregation on Tuesday, 21 June 2011. He also said the College will be running a training program for Senior High School Teachers and technicians in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry Computer Science and Biology during the long vacation while Technicians in KNUST will also go through a capacity building program during the same period.
Meanwhile the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology will soon run a BSc. degree program in Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology. Also the Department has been given approval by the National Council for Tertiary Education to rum an M.Phil. program in Human Nutrition and Dietetics which is expected to start during the 2011/2012 Academic year while an M.Phil. in Forensic Science is currently under consideration.
Nabil Ahmed Rufai/Focus FM- KNUST