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Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

A few universities in the United States have extension programs in various parts of Jamaica. Most of the students who enroll in these part-time programs are working professionals who want to continue their education without having to relocate closer to the nation's Universities. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.

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The Mico University College

The mission of The Faculty of Education and Leadership is to empower its students and staff to perform to their highest potential by offering programmes of the highest qu ... [+]

The mission of The Faculty of Education and Leadership is to empower its students and staff to perform to their highest potential by offering programmes of the highest quality and guidance that will facilitate them to demonstrate best practice in teaching/ methodology, research as well as effective skills.

Vision Statement

The vision of The Faculty of Education and Leadership is to distinguish itself as one that displays a high standard of effectiveness, efficiency, integrity, and scholarship as far as it programmes, staff and clients/students are concerned as it continues to operate as an important part of the Mico University.

Overview of the Faculty of Education and Leadership ... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Mico University College

The Department of Mathematics at The Mico University College has embarked on a process to be the premier centre for the preparation of teachers of Mathematics education i ... [+]

The Department of Mathematics at The Mico University College has embarked on a process to be the premier centre for the preparation of teachers of Mathematics education in the Caribbean with the relevant skills necessary to drive human development in the 21st Century.

Pioneering Initiatives EducoSoft (Online Mathematics Course)

EducoSoft serves the entire Mico student-body; establishing for each student a baseline level of mathematical competence required for all teachers.

CCEMaT (Caribbean Centre for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching)

CCEMaT is successfully progressing with support from Professor Burghes of the University of Plymouth as well as Professor C. Packer of The Mico University College. This Centre has so far facilitated the audit of mathematics education across some Jamaican colleges. The director of CCEMaT is Dr T. Benjamin.... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Mico University College

The Mico degree in Special Education is the instruction that is specially designed to meet the unique needs of children with exceptionalities such as hearing and visual i ... [+]

The Mico degree in Special Education is an instruction that is specially designed to meet the unique needs of children with exceptionalities such as hearing and visual impairment, learning disabilities, mental retardation, communication disorders, giftedness and behavioral disorders. A degree in Special Education can serve as a prerequisite into other professions such as:

Speech and Language Pathology Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Educational Psychology Psychometrics Community Rehabilitation

The programme offers a 4-year Degree in any of the following areas of specialization:

Moderate and Severe Disabilities Educational Assessment and Instructional Planning Mild and Mod... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Mico University College

The Department of Physical Education offers individuals the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree in Physical Education and Sports. ... [+]

The Department of Physical Education offers individuals the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree in Physical Education and Sports. The duration of the programme is four (4) years. It includes 60 credits for the full-time students. Students who specialize are expected to cover the following courses which are 3 credits except for practicum which is 6 credits:

Biomechanics Reflecting Planning and Teaching Dance Education Sports Administration and Organization Sports Psychology Practicum

Students who access the programme with a teaching diploma are required to do 21 credits (including core courses). The specialized courses are:

Theory and Practice of Basketball Biomechanics Sports Psychology Fundamentals of Dance One major Game ... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

This degree provides training for persons who wish to work in the area of arts management or administration and for persons already involved in the management and adminis ... [+]

Bachelor in Arts Management

This degree provides training for persons who wish to work in the area of arts management or administration and for persons already involved in the management and administration of arts and culture organizations. It offers a distinctive combination of theory and project based courses, as well as hands on experience.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. SCHOOL OF INTERVIEW: Applicants are req... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

This degree programme prepares students for careers in music teaching at the secondary level. ... [+]

Bachelor of Music Education

This degree programme prepares students for careers in music teaching at the secondary level. The philosophy of the programme is based on the principle that a person must first be a good musician in order to be a good music educator. Therefore, the programme includes substantial work in music theory, aural training, musicology, instrumental/vocal studies, ensembles, and conducting, in addition to music education methods courses and teaching practicum. Students select either an instrumental concentration or vocal concentration, or a combined program which includes a mixture of the instrumental and vocal concentrations.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Mini... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

This programme of study is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in music performance and/or private studio teaching, and will also prepare students for graduate ... [+]

Bachelor of Performance

This programme of study is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in music performance and/or private studio teaching, and will also prepare students for graduate studies in performance. Course offerings include individual lessons, chamber and large ensemble performances, literature, the pedagogy of the principal instrument, music theory and musicology.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicant... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

This degree is designed to train students for careers in jazz, popular or commercial music performance and/or instruction. ... [+]

Bachelor in Jazz and Popular Music Studies

This degree is designed to train students for careers in jazz, popular or commercial music performance and/or instruction. The programme aims to develop a thorough understanding of jazz and popular music, and its relationship to contemporary Jamaican and Caribbean societies. The principal instrument, improvisation, jazz harmony and arranging, jazz and Jamaican music history, as well as jazz and popular ensembles, are emphasized in this programme of study.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

Drama in Education has been defined as a view of education that has distinctive values, procedural features and implications for the role of the teacher and learner. ... [+]

Bachelor of Drama in Education

Drama in Education has been defined as a view of education that has distinctive values, procedural features and implications for the role of the teacher and learner. Whereas it is but one aspect of aesthetic education it can also serve as a paradigm for humanistic instruction through action and language in all areas of the curriculum. It is on this premise that the philosophy of the teacher-training programme at the School of Drama stands. The purpose of the teacher-training programme at the School of Drama is therefore to prepare teachers who can contribute to the development and execution of educational drama programmes of both formal and informal levels. This will ultimately contribute to the growth of what is individual in each human being and at the same time harmonize this individuality within the organic unity of the society at large.... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

The programme aims to provide training in essential critical thinking, technical and aesthetic skills of acting for the stage. ... [+]

Bachelor of Theatre Arts

ACTING

The programme aims to provide training in essential critical thinking, technical and aesthetic skills of acting for the stage. Caribbean cultural performance, modern and postmodern perspectives of theatre underpin the approaches of the curriculum. Students will be continuously engaged in the analysis and development of their creative proficiency in relation to individual cultural identity, community and the importance of their independent voice as emerging theatre artists.

DIRECTING

Students are equipped to develop and strengthen their skills in creative leadership. This is facilitated through the exploration of theory and practice of the role and processes of the stage director as creative artist/cultural agent with a sound appreciation of the politics and aesthetics of traditional and popular performance.... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

Dance Education is intended not only for the practitioners in the field of Dance Education but also for those general educators who are aspiring to teach the art form. ... [+]

Bachelor of Dance Education

Dance Education is intended not only for the practitioners in the field of Dance Education but also for those general educators who are aspiring to teach the art form. It caters to the needs of Jamaica and the Caribbean region in delivering quality education specifically in dance, which will furnish undergraduates with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills relevant to planning, implementing and evaluating curriculum for dance education at the secondary level. Graduates of this programme may also apply the pedagogical knowledge and skills in other educational contexts, as well as in theatre and production.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) C... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

Traditional and Folk Dance Studies pulls together the components necessary to facilitate the development of dance artists that are well-rounded in their understanding of ... [+]

Bachelor in Traditional and Folk Dance Studies

Traditional and Folk Dance Studies pulls together the components necessary to facilitate the development of dance artists that are well-rounded in their understanding of Caribbean traditional and folk dance forms. This programme is primarily focused on cultivating individuals who are versed in the history, cultural context and practice of traditional and folk dance forms as a means to cultural retention, social transformation, identity formation and cultural literacy.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at l... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

In the Bachelor of Fine Art in Performance and Choreography, students are guided towards greater knowledge of their artistry, through a focus on the communicative, artist ... [+]

Bachelor of Fine Art in Performance and Choreography

In the Bachelor of Fine Art in Performance and Choreography, students are guided towards greater knowledge of their artistry, through a focus on the communicative, artistic, technical and physical aspects of the crafts of dance performance and dance choreography. Their craft-specific knowledge is simulated within a critical awareness and understanding of specific cultural, historical and present-day contexts within which dance performance and choreography are created, experienced and engaged/received globally, particularly in the Caribbean region. The programme also furnishes students with the essential knowledge and skills in the critical appraisal of dance and other areas of performing, written and visual arts and encourages them towards innovation in thought and artistic presentation.... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

The Art Education programme equips students with the critical thinking skills, technical knowledge and ability to transfer knowledge of the visual arts in a formal educat ... [+]

Bachelor of Art Education

The Art Education programme equips students with the critical thinking skills, technical knowledge and ability to transfer knowledge of the visual arts in a formal educational environment. Students are enabled to become agents of change in the local and international education systems and are challenged and supported to excel in an extremely demanding and incredibly rewarding career as a teacher. Art Education majors take courses in a range of studio areas. The focus of their programme is on professional studies, with emphasis on producing committed educators.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

Photography provides broad exposure to a range of practice and conceptual and aesthetic approaches while offering the opportunity to select a track in one of three areas: ... [+]

Bachelor inPhotography

Photography provides broad exposure to a range of practice and conceptual and aesthetic approaches while offering the opportunity to select a track in one of three areas: Fine Art Photography, Photo Journalism, and Commercial Practice. The provision of concentrations will produce photographers who will be equipped for the varied professional demands in photography and related practice which are required in the society while having a common understanding of the conceptual and theoretical framework of art production.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level wit... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus