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 Located in the southern Al Batinah Region, University of Technology and Applied Sciences - Al Musannah (formerly Al Musanna College of Technology ) is recognized as one of the premier technological colleges committed to building a sustainable infrastructure, skilled human resources, and an excellent student body to meet the changing demands of education and job market.

About us

University of Technology and Applied Sciences - Al Musannah opened its doors in 1993 and more than a quarter of a century later, it remains committed to delivering high quality teaching, learning and research to develop students’ potential and making a significant contribution to national economic development


College Governance

Governed by a Board of Trustees and College Academic Board, UTASA is led by the Dean and supported by the Assistant Deans and Heads of the Centers and Departments.


To be at the forefront of higher education institutions in technological education nationally and regionally.


To provide a high quality learning, training and research environment towards developing technological, innovative and entrepreneurial capabilities to meet the ever evolving social and economic needs.

College Goals

1. To anchor our identity of technological education within an effective and efficient institutional system.

2. To foster an environment that promotes applied research, innovation and consultancy in various fields of technology

3. To continuously develop institutional relationships in all relevant spheres with all stakeholders.


College Values

1. Integrity

To demonstrate ethical practices in all transactions,interactions and processes.

2. Professionalism

To apply agreed rules and regulations, following set policies including codes of conduct and standard operating procedures and working diligently to attain set outcomes.

3. Pursuit of Knowledge and Excellence

To establish life-long learning excellence in technological knowledge acquisition, application and innovation.

4. Participation and partnership

To enhance participation and partnership relations within and beyond Colleges of Technology.

Graduate Attributes


1. Effective Communication

• Active listening

• Critical reading

• Confident speaking

• Focused writing

2. Scholastic rigor and practical competence

• Creative thinking

• Problem solving

• Analytical thinking

• Time management

• Dexterousness

• Knowledgeability

3. Teamwork

• Collaboration

• Tolerance and flexibility

• Planning

• Organization

• Time management

4. Lifelong learning

• Research skills

• Critical thinking

• Inquisitiveness

• Goal setting

• Commitment

• Adaptability

5. Autonomy and Accountability

• Work independently

• Confidence

• Responsibility

• Transparency

• Reliability

• Authenticity

6. Innovation

• Imagination

• Aspiration

• Problem-solving

• Solution-integration

• Visionary

• Perseverance

7. Entrepreneurship

• Creativity

• Initiation

• Risk-taking

• Resilience

• Inspiration

• Persistence