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Ministry of Higher Education Re-Affirms SMU's Authority to Offer Bachelors & Masters Programs
Saint Monica University Plans to Suspend Doctoral Degree Programs in Cameroon Only While it Sought Further Authorization in the Country
By: Saint Monica University
"We want to re-assure our current and prospective students that Saint Monica University has the required permit to run over 50 undergraduate and graduate programs in Cameroon," said Professor Januarius Jingwa (JJ) Asongu, President and Chief Executive Officer of SMU. "We are going to comply with the Ministry's order not to train students at the level of the PhD in Cameroon."
It should be noted that Saint Monica University is an international university with operations in the United States, the United Kingdom and Cameroon. While we may not be allowed to operate certain programs in Cameroon, we have the authority to do so in other countries. We currently have partnerships with multiple universities in the United States, Mexico, Nicaragua, and British West Indies, where our students can earn accredited foreign degrees.
About Saint Monica University: The American International University
Saint Monica University (SMU) is a leading private university in Cameroon. It is an American-style non-ecclesiastical Catholic institution, offering career-focused programs that are at the intersection of the liberal arts, science and technology. It is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, entrepreneurial and professional development of a diverse student population. SMU is focused on the student experience and helping our students achieve their educational and career goals, and contributing to a more sustainable society. We offer various certificates and diplomas as well as bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees through the School of Arts, Education, & Humanities (SAEH); School of Business & Public Policy (SBPP); School of Health & Human Services (SHHS); and School of Science, Engineering & Technology (SSET). SMU is accredited in the United Kingdom by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities (ASIC) with Accreditation No: AS22357/0614 and is listed on the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP) with the UK Provider Reference Number (UKPRN): 10048183. SMU is also fully accredited in Cameroon by the National Commission on Private Higher Education at the Ministry of Higher Education (MINESUP) with the Ordinance of Creation No: E14/0028/MINESUP/