Texila American University (TAU) had signed an MOU with the Mekelle University, Ethiopia for the Doctoral programs in Nursing and Clinical Research. TAU is the first ever university to offer PhD in Nursing and Clinical Research in whole of Ethiopia with partnership with Mekelle University.
Mekelle University College was incepted in 1993 as the Arid Zone Agricultural College which had been recited in Mekelle after a series of relocations. Mekelle University is thus now a government-funded higher institution with an international reputation for teaching and research and with collaborative understanding with national and international sister institutions.
Since its establishment, it has proved to be one of the fastest growing Universities in Ethiopia. The fundamental elements of the University’s mission are teaching, research and consultancy.
The Joint PhD programs are vital to the excellence of academic progress, research and community service in our country. As well, this partnership is a Centre for East Africa Universities. These programs will induce promotion, direct transformation by producing high degree research experts in east Africa and particularly in Ethiopia.
The joint PhD programs will includes PhD in Nursing, PhD in clinical research, PhD in alternative medicine and PhD in health care administration will be the priority fields in college of health Sciences.
TAU – Mekelle University Partnership offers the Doctoral Program in Nursing and Clinical Research in blended learning mode that would be flexible enough for the students to earn a world class degree at affordable tuition costs.
The launch of the program was held at Mekelle University Campus, Mekelle, Ethiopia from 28th Sep’15 to 30th Sep’15 which was attended by Dr. Anand, Dean of Texila American University (TAU).