Almaarefa Colleges for Science & Technology (MCST) is a privately established college of higher education, particularly designed to fulfill a recognized public function, by meeting identified needs in important domains for the nation development. Al Maarefa College for Science & Technology (MCST) has been established with the vision to be the pioneer in the Arabian Gulf region in preparing future leaders in all the college majors. By adopting an innovative approach to teaching and learning, by intensive use of cutting-edge educational technologies, MCST attracts students from a broadly targeted clientele, namely high school graduates (both male and female) from the Riyadh region, from other regions of Saudi Arabia, and from the GCC states. Also, MCST attracts Diploma graduates from various health specialties through a bridging program.
The main objective is to qualify and develop professionals in the field of medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, computer science and information system for both private and government sectors so they can make an effective contribution to the development of the economic and social sectors in the Saudi Arabia by achieving excellence in education through high quality teaching and using the most modern pedagogy.
Almaarefa Colleges for Science and Technology (MCST) consists of three colleges that offer the following degrees:
College of Medicine:
BSc in Medicine & Surgery
College of Pharmacy:
BSc in Doctor of Pharmacy
College of Applied Sciences:
BSc in Nursing âÂ¢ BSc in Respiratory Therapy
BSc in Emergency Medical Services
BSc in Computer Science
BSc in Information Systems
MCST was licensed under The Saudi Ministry of Education and its degrees are fully accredited. The academic majors and curriculum have been designed and approved by King Abdullah Institute for Research and Consulting Studies (KAI-RCS) at King Saud University. The scientific references for these programs are international accreditation bodies, scientific associations, and top universities. More than forty experts with doctorate degrees, and medical boards and fellowship are participated in the design of College curriculum.