Bachelor Degree Programmes

The Bachelor degree programmes offered at Portmore Community College prepares students both academically and professionally for the challenges of the modern global working environment.  These dynamic programmes are delivered by a distinguished faculty committed to teaching, research, and community service.

Below is a listing of the Bachelor degree programmes offered for the current academic year.

The Bachelor Degree in Business Studies is built on to the Associate degree in Business Studies and provides the opportunity for graduates of the Associate degree in Business Studies or an equivalent qualification, to buttress their knowledge and become a specialist in any of the following areas:

1. Accounting
2. Finance and Management
3. Human Resource Management
4. Marketing

Entry requirement:

An approved CCCJ associate degree.

Duration:  2 years

Modality:  Part time/ Weekend

Possible career paths:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial Controller
  • Investment Officer
  • Risk and Insurance Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Marketing Officer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Business Development Officer
  • Advertising Executive
  • Project Manager



The Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed with industry participation and advice, and seeks to cater to these needs, by providing students an opportunity to develop knowledge, competencies and skills that are relevant to the field. The programme is a dynamic one, where students will be exposed to industry practices and experiences as much as is possible during the delivery of the programme. The programme is also dynamic because of the methods of assessment that will be used throughout the programme. Students will to a large extent be conducting research based activities, lots of application assignments and a period of internship to be done in industry.

Entry requirement:

An Associated Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from CCCJ or an approved institution.

Duration:  2 years

Modality: Full time

 Possible career paths:
   Supervisory and management positions in:
  • Food and Beverage
  • Front Office
  • Night auditing
  • Housekeeping
  • Tour Operating
  • Tourists Attractions
  • Customer Service

Job opportunities in areas such as:

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Tour Companies
  • Cruise/Shipping Industry
  • Airline Operators

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Entry requirement:

CCCJ approved associate degree

Duration:  2 years

Modality:  Full time/part time

Possible career paths:

  • Data Network Security Administrators
  • Systems Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Web Developers
  • Network Administrators
  • Software Engineers
  • Technical Consultants

social work

The Bachelor Degree in Social Work is offered in conjunction with the Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS).

Entry requirement: A  Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) approved associate degree in Social Work.

Duration:   2 years

Modality: Part time

Career Opportunities in:

  • Social Agencies
  • Justice System
  • Education
  • Aid Organizations
  • Health Sector
  • Counselling Agencies
  • Youth Ministries & Agencies