By the end of the Programme, the learner will be able to:
All candidates applying to this Programme must satisfy the minimum common entrance requirements of Tharaka University College. In addition, candidates must be holders of at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in education or in any field, plus a recognized Post-Graduate Diploma in Education. Admission may be offered to exceptional cases as stipulated in the Graduate School rules for Master’s degree Programme.
The Master of Educational Management shall, in accordance with the rules and regulations for the Master’s degree Programme s of Tharaka University College, extend for a period of not less than 18 months and not more than 36 months for full-time students, or not more than 48 months for part-time students. The Programme offers the following three options of specialization, from which the candidate shall choose one; Option 1: Educational Administration; Option 2: Economics of Education; and Option 3: Educational Planning.
Full Time Ksh-120,000/= 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
The Master of Education in Educational Management aims at preparing students for careers in Educational sectors such as university teaching, institutional administration, Programme management, supervision of schools, educational planning, economics of education, researchers and consultants. The Programme puts more emphasis on the functional areas of educational management and strongly on development of skills for problems solving, leadership, situational analysis and policy development. Students are trained to perform ‘hands on’ basic organizational functions, and combine with the theoretical knowledge acquired and the analytic skills to identify and define problems, analyze them, generate alternative solutions, choose among the best alternative decisions and implement them.