The African University College of Communications (AUCC), formerly known as the Africa Institute of Journalism and Communications (AIJC), is a private tertiary institution established in 2002 by Hon. Kojo Yankah. Honourable Yankah, the first President of AUCC, was former Editor of Daily Graphic, Ghana's widest circulation newspaper; nine years Director of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, seven years Minister of State, and eight years as Member of Parliament AIJC admitted the first batch of Diploma students for its Communication Studies programme in 2002, and was formally accredited as a tertiary institution by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) in 2004.
In 2007, AIJC received another approval from the National Accreditation Board to offer Bachelor of Arts degree programs and became known as the African University College of Communications (AUCC), becoming the first University College in Africa to offer Journalism and Communication Studies as its flagship programmes. In 2010, AUCC was again granted accreditation to offer Bachelor of Science degree courses in Business Administration.
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