Local Accreditation

The Modern College of Business and Science is one of the Sultanate’s few universities to acquire institutional accreditation from the Omani Authority for Academic Accreditation and Quality Assurance of Education (OAAAQA). This is a reflection of the MCBS journey towards achieving excellence and is recognition of its quality programs, teaching and learning and the quality processes and procedures that are in place

International Accreditation

The Modern College of Business and Science is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities (ASIC), UK. 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) and is a member of International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

MBA Program Accreditation

Franklin University maintains specialized accreditation for the MBA, with the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Accreditation (IACBE). The accreditation extends to the MBA program offered in partnership with the Modern College of Business and Science in Muscat, Oman.

IACBE accreditation was granted to Franklin University in March 2010. It is an international independent accreditation for business programs known around the world and granted to more than 160 universities in 17 countries. The IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business, and it exists for the purposes of advancing academic quality and excellence in business education throughout the world.


Franklin University’s MBA program has been reviewed and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation and one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.