The doctor in educational management Programme is designed to give specialists in education the necessary competencies in educational administration, educational planning and economics of education. The management of education in both the public and private sector has generated significant interest from the practitioners and the stakeholders. The education has become a global economic resource, international trends are impacting on all key decisions on the education and its management. New ideas such has knowledge era, ICT and horizon scanning for future trends in educational management are shaping the planning and implementation of education. The dynamics in the educational sector therefore demand for highly skilled academicians, researchers and practitioners in the areas of educational administration, educational planning and economics of education. The Programme of educational management is envisioned to integrate theory into the practice of educational management.

By the end of the Programme, the learner should be able to:

  • Plan and conduct research in topical areas of educational management.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in the management of educational activities and organizations.
  • Plan and manage consultancies in educational management.
  • Monitor and evaluate the management practices in the field of education
  • Plan and offers train in respective areas of educational management.

Holders of Masters in Educational Management degree from the universities recognized by the Commission for University Education and the University Senate will be eligible for admission into the Programme.

Full-time students shall take a minimum of three years, while part-time students shall take up to six years to complete the Programme. This Programme will be offered by face to face and e-learning modes. The Programme is offered as coursework, research, thesis and examinations. A candidate must successfully complete a minimum of 30 CFs of coursework and 15 CFs of thesis in order to qualify to graduate. The Programme shall be delivered on full-time or part-time basis.

Full Time  Ksh-215,000/= per year 

Applications should be on official forms available at Tharaka University  in Gatunga; Non-refundable fee of KES 2,000 for postgraduate courses degree, and diploma programmes and KES 1,000 for certificate courses to be deposited in the following accounts:

Bank Name        Account Name:   Branch       Account Tharaka University


Co-operative      Fees   Collection  

Bank                     Account                 Chuka       0112972400000

Equity Bank        Fees   Collection   Chuka      021 0277753588


KCB Bank           Fees   Collection   Chuka       1240985967


How to Apply?

Reach out admission Office via 0721839583 or 0703684570