Muslims in Malawi have expressed excitement following the registration of the International College of Business Management (ICBM) to start offering Degree programs.
The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has registered and approved the six programs that ICBM applied to start offering at a Degree level.
A snap survey that the Malawi Muslim Website conducted shows that the development will help Muslims in the country attain quality education.
Former ICBM students who did Diploma programs have hinted to rejoin the school for Degree programs.
The College applied for six programs and all have been approved and registered. These programs are Bachelor of Accountancy (BAAC); Bachelor of Business Administration; Bachelor of Community Development; Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management;
Bachelor of Science Information and Communication Technology and Bachelor of Science in Public Health.
ICBM is owned by Bilal Charity Trust. Another college owned by Bilal Charity Trust is Maryam Girls Teachers College in Mangochi district. The colleges also enroll Christian students.
Malawi Muslims, however, say they still need the Islamic university of Malawi to meet their academic needs. The Muslims say the Islamic university can help them acquire vast knowledge for the betterment of Islam and the nation.