Gowhar Shad University now has four areas of study: computer science, business administration, health and teacher training. Computer science and business administration are in the College of Math and Computer Science, located at the university’s campus in Peshawar, Pakistan. Since January 2006, 65 students have graduated from the College of Math and Computer Science at Gawhar Shad University. The Business Administration degree was just added this year and is a four year degree. There are currently 62 student in the Business Administration course. Entrance exams for new students were given in July 2008.
In the area of health and teacher training, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) is offering a nurse/health educator/midwife course and an in-service master teacher training program through its institutes in Kabul, Afghanistan. Presently there are 46 women studying in the nurse/health educator/ midwife course. AIL now has 22 Master Teacher Trainers (MTT) in the Kabul and Peshawar offices who have received their MTT certificates and 15 teacher trainers in Kabul and Herat who are continuing their studies.
In the last 12 months, Gawhar Shad University has added a four year Business of Administration degree in addition to its three year degree in computer science. There are presently 127 students in the two colleges at the university. Entrance exams for new classes were given in July 2008.
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