Professional Studies Department

The Professional Studies Department was established in February, 2003 after Management saw the need to split the Accountancy department into two. The department coordinates all professional courses offered or to be offered in the University. These are:

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana – (ICA) Foundation, levels, 1 & II
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
  • Chartered Institute of Administrators and Management Consultants (CIAMC)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Ghana Accounting Technician, (GAT)
  • Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB) – Intermediate level
  • Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) – Accounting Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies, (DBS) – Secretarial Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies,(DBS)-  Management Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies,(DBS)- Purchasing & Supply Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies (DBS)-Marketing Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies (DBS)-Banking & Finance Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies (DBS)- Event Management Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies (DBS)- Statistics Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies (DBS)-Information Technology Option
  • Diploma in Business Studies (DBS- Entrepreneurship Option

The Department is headed by Dr. Eric Kofi Boadi


To be a reference point for professionalism training.


To train middle level skilled labour for the job market, to enable professionals do continuing academic studies and to provide a conducive environment for students doing the professional courses to pass their examination.


  • To enable students write professional exams and obtain passes in the various professional examinations.
  • To establish and strengthen links with professional bodies, local and international institutions of higher learning.
  • To organize workshops for members of the Koforidua Community
  • To introduce innovative programmes to meet the changing needs of society


    The department runs the following Programmes

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Secretaryship and Management
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Purchasing & Supply
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Banking &Finance
  • Diploma in Event Management
  • Diploma in Statistics
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship