School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Charles Otieno
Dr. Charles Otieno


Dean's Message

The School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences houses four departments: the Department of Special Needs Education, the Department of Curriculum and Educational Management, the Department of Languages, Literary and Comunication Studies and the Department of Social Studies. The school has highly qualified and motivated staff, committed to quality teaching as well as quality and competitive research consultancy services. In a bid to offer more relevant skills and support professional development based on regional and global demands, the school has reviewed, expanded and diversified its academic programmes.

Our undergr aduate students undertake degree programs in Special Needs Education, Early Childhood Education, Guidance and Counseling, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Development studies, Governance, Administration, History and Archeology, Geography Literature, English Language and Linguistics, and Kiswahili. Postgraduate students in the school undertake Masters and Doctoral degrees in all the
subject areas mentioned above.

In addition, the school is putting in place new and salient programs to the society thus: Music and Computer as teaching subjects. Diploma in Education and Post-Graduate Diploma in Education. Also in progress are: BA in Criminology and Forensic.

Studies, BA in Music, BA in Public Administration, Leadership and Ethics, BA in Sociology and Social Work, BA in Media and Communication Studies, BA in Theater and Film and BA in Industrial Psychology. The School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences is well known for its outstanding role and activities in the University. The School organizes pedagogical training yearly for faculty members in the University. The school trains professional teachers, education policy developers and implementers. Teachers are also trained to teach learners with Special Needs in Special Schools and inclusive settings in different categories including Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment Physical Handicaps Mental Challenges, Gifted and Talented and Emotional and Behavior Difficulties. The School has active running monthly seminar series that have attracted both national and international scholars, where lecturers and postgraduate students share their research findings as peers. The school takes this opportunity to congratulate all its graduating students (Bachelors, Masters and PhD) and wish them the best as they transit to the job market.



  1. Certificate in Gender & Indigenous Knowledge
  2. Certificate in County Governance


  1. Diploma in Special Needs Education
  2. Diploma in County Governance


  1. Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Development and Education)
  2. Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education) with IT
  3. Bachelor of Education (Arts) with IT
  4. Bachelor of Education (Science) with IT
  5. Bachelor of Arts (Religious Studies)
  6. Bachelor of Arts (Geography and Natural Resource Management)
  7. Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics)
  8. Bachelor of Arts (International Relations &Diplomacy) with IT
  9. Bachelor of Arts (Developmental and Policy Studies)


  1. Master of Education (Educational Administration and Management)
  2. Master of Education (Planning and Economics of Education)
  3. Master of Education (Guidance and Counselling)
  4. Master of Education (Educational Psychology)
  5. Master of Education (Early Childhood Development and Education)
  6. Master of Education (Special Needs Education)
  7. Master of Education (Curriculum Studies)
  8. Master of Education (Educational Technology)
  9. Master of Education (Pedagogy)
  10. Master of Arts in Religion
  11. Master of Arts in History
  12. Master of Arts in Geography
  13. Master of Arts (Linguistics)
  14. Master of Arts (Literature)
  15. Master of Arts (Kiswahili)


  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration and Management
  2. Doctor of Philosophy in Planning and Economics of Education
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in Guidance and Counselling
  4. Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology
  5. Doctor of Philosophy in Early Childhood Development and Education
  6. Doctor of Philosophy in Special Needs Education
  7. Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies
  8. Doctor of Philosophy of Education in Pedagogy
  9. Doctor of Philosophy of Education in Educational Technology
  10. Doctor of Philosophy in Religion
  11. Doctor of Philosophy in History
  12. Doctor of Philosophy in Geography
  13. Doctors of Philosophy in Linguistics
  14. Doctors of Philosophy in Literature
  15. Doctor of Philosophy in Kiswahili      

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