Ministry of Education
The UAE’s Ministry of Education (MoE) has granted Fatima College of Health Sciences a higher education institution license in 2009 to issue undergraduate degrees to successful students. FCHS license was last renewed in 2018 for the next 5 years. All six undergraduate academic programs offered by the college are recognized by the MoE and have been awarded initial accreditation (IA) status by the Commission on Academic Accreditation (CAA), MoE. Nursing IA was awarded in 2010, while Emergency Health (Paramedics) and Physiotherapy received CAA IA award in 2014. This was followed by IA awards for Radiography & Medical Imaging and Pharmacy in 2016, and then subsequently Psychology in 2019. FCHS will have a new degree Bachelor in Midwifery that will be accredited for the academic year 2022/2023. All FCHS academic programs are in alignment with the Qualifications Framework Emirates.
National Qualifications Centre
Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS) is a Registered Training Provider, awarded by the UAE’s National Qualifications Centre (NQC) in 2021. FCHS was accredited to deliver NQC vocational degrees in 2022. FCHS provides Diploma in Health Care Assistant for the UAE’s workforce needs, and a Diploma for Combat Medical Technician for the UAE Armed Forces.
Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges & Universities
“Fatima College of Health Sciences – FCHS – Department of Radiography and Medical Imaging is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). The Institution has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution.
ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in USA and is listed in their International Directory, is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).”