Brief History

Brief History

About University

The Salalah College of Technology is one of the premier providers of technological education in the Sultanate of Oman. It is located in Salalah, the Garden City of Oman. Salalah is also known as the "Perfume capital of Arabia". The city is located in the southern part of Oman about 1000 kilometers from Muscat, the capital. The residents are very friendly, generous and hospitable. Even as it undergoes modernization, the community has preserved its cherished culture and values.

College Brief History

The College started as Vocational Training Center in 1979 with only 89 students. Fourteen years later in 1993, it was converted to Technical Industrial College and doubled its population to 185. The College officially opened in 2001. During A.Y. 2008-2009 it increased its number of students to 2,638 and employed 199 staff.

The College currently offers programmes in Business Studies, Engineering and Information Technology with 163 academic staff and 36 administrative staff.

The Business Studies Department offers programmes specialized in Human Resources Management, Accounting and Finance, Marketing and Office Management.

The Engineering Department divided four different sections namely First Year Diploma, Mechanical, Electrical and Civil and Architechture. These sections offer variety of programmes specialized in Architecture Engineering, Engineering Quantity Surveying, Electrical and Power Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering.

The Information Technology Department offers programmes in Networking Technology, Database Technology, Internet and E- Security and IT-Business.

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