BREAKING NEWS: TCU APPROVES B.A. COUSELLING PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMME
By Burhani Muhunzi, SUMAIT University
Zanzibar, Chukwani, (SUN): The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) has granted
approval for SUMAIT University to offer the Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology
In a letter to the Vice Chancellor, the programme approval follows TCU 90 th Special Meeting
held on 9 th May which observed that the programme has fulfilled the minimum requirements in
terms of structure and content.
“In view of the recommendations of the Accreditation Committee on the SUMAIT University,
the Commission hereby grants approval for SUMAIT University to offer the Bachelor of Arts in
Counseling Psychology”, the letter dated May 10, said.
However, the Commission directed that the programme would not be allowed to run until the
University submitted detailed list of academic staff and payroll for verification.
SUMAIT University has recently recruited three doctorate lecturers in Counseling Psychology
in addition to two lecturers with masters and one with a basic degree in the discipline.