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

  • Apply acquired knowledge, skills and positive attitudes of educational management,
  • Effectively manage resources at their disposal i.e. people, finances, time according to established rules;
  • Carry out research on issues arising from their educational practice;
  • Apply acquired knowledge skills and attitudes to influence educational policy, Programmes and development of educational institutions;
  • Contribute positively to the larger issues of educational policy and practice.

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.

How to Apply?

Reach out admission Office via 0721839583 or 0703684570