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ARLINGTON, Virginia, July 11, 2007

The University of Management and Technology (UMT) is pleased to announce that its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program has gained recognition of the Education Bureau (formerly Education and Manpower Bureau, EMB) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

The application process to gain such recognition from the HK Education Bureau took more a year joint effort of the UMT and the Interactive Education (HK) Ltd, UMT's Hong Kong Representative Office. Under the leadership of Mr. Charles Huang and Mr. Tony Hui, the application team demonstrated that the UMT BBA program is in accordance with the Section 10 of the Non-local Higher and Professional Education Ordinance. UMT's BBA is now registered at the Education Bureau. The EMB registration number is 261639.

With the recognition of the Hong Kong Education Bureau, UMT will start publicly recruiting students in Hong Kong. And, Hong Kong students will be eligible to receive government funding to study in the UMT BBA program.

For more information about the UMT programs in Hong Kong, please visit: www.umthk.com.

About UMT

UMT is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC,www.detc.org). The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education and Training Council was founded in 1926 to promote good educational standards and ethical business practices in the institutions in the United States. In 1955, DETC established its independent eleven-member Accrediting Commission, which shortly thereafter gained the recognition from the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

UMT is an institutional member of Council for Higher Education Accreditation (www.chea.org). CHEA is a private, nonprofit national organization that coordinates accreditation activities in the United States. CHEA is largest institutional higher education membership organization in the United States with approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities and more than 60 participating national, regional, and specialized accrediting organizations.

UMT's Project Management degrees earned Specialized and Professional Accreditation by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for the Project Management Institute (PMI, www.pmi.org).

UMT is also a Global Registered Education Provider of PMI. With over 200,000 members worldwide, the PMI is the leading nonprofit professional association in the area of Project Management. PMI also is recognized as a specialized accreditation body by the ASPA.

ASPA is recognized by the U.S. Department a specialized accreditation body and has a membership of over 60 accrediting agencies representing 45 professions. (www.aspa-usa.org)

UMT is authorized to operate an institution of higher education, to enroll students, and to award associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (www.schev.edu).

UMT is approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of U.S. Department of Homeland Security to accept F-1 visa international students to study at UMT's campuses in the United States.

UMT is approved by U.S. Department of State to accept J-1 visa international exchange students to study at UMT's campuses in the United States.

For more information, please visit www.umtweb.edu.

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