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School of Education and Social Sciences

Applicants are invited for January, May and September Intakes in the following academic programmes:

PROGRAMME MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS MODES OF STUDY CAMPUS
Postgraduate programmes
PhD Educational Leadership and Management
A holder of First Degree in Education related field from institutions recognized by the University Senate and Masters in Education or any other Masters Degree from relevant institution relevant to the disciplines in the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences.
Weekend intensive
Main Campus (Meru) and Nairobi.
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling
A holder of First Degree in Philosophy in Counselling or related field from institutions recognized by the University Senate and Masters in Philosophy in Counselling or any other Masters Degree from relevant institution relevant to the disciplines in the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences.
Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies
A holder of First Degree in Religious Studies or related field from institutions recognized by the University Senate and Masters in Philosophy in Religious Studies or any other Masters Degree from relevant institution relevant to the disciplines in the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences.
Master of Education in Leadership and Education Management
Be a holder of Bachelor of Education Degree with a minimum of a Second Class Honors Upper Division or GPA 3.00 or be a holder of any Bachelor’s Degree with a Post Graduate Diploma in Education. Those with Second Class Honours Lower Division with at least two (2) years work experience will be considered.
DLM
All Campuses
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Be a holder of Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology with a minimum of a 2nd Class Honors Upper Division or equivalent qualification. Holders of Second Class Honours Lower Division with at least two (2) years experience will be considered.
Master of Arts in Mission Studies
Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree with at least a minimum of a 2nd Class Honors Upper Division or equivalent qualification. Those with Second Class Honours Lower Division with at least two (2) years work experience will be considered.at least two (2) years working experience will be considered.
Full Time, Part Time and DLM
All Campuses
Master of Arts in Religious Studies
Post Graduate Diploma in Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Chaplaincy
Post Graduate Diploma in Pedagogy
Undergraduate programmes
Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology
KCSE C+ (plus) and above or Equivalent qualification or Diploma in Counseling or related field
Full Time and DLM.
All Campuses
Bachelor of Theology
KCSE C+ (plus) and above or Equivalent qualification or Diploma in Theology
Full Time, Part Time, DLM
Bachelor of Education (Arts)
KCSE C+ (plus) and above and C+(plus) in teaching subjects or Diploma in Education
Full Time, Part Time, DLM,School based
All Campuses
Bachelor of Education (Science)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education & Development)
Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education)
Bachelor of Education (Primary option)
Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Journalism
KCSE C+ (plus) or Equivalent qualification. Holders of Diploma in relevant field.
Full Time and Part Time
Nairobi Campus
Bachelor of Science in Travel and Tourism Management
KCSE C+ (plus) or Equivalent qualification or Diploma from a recognized institution
Full Time, Part Time, DLM (Distance Learning Mode)
Main Campus (Meru), Nairobi and Mombasa
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Diploma programmes
Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism
KCSE C (plain) and above or relevant certificate
Full Time, DLM
All Campuses
Diploma in Theology
Diploma in Education (Arts, Science and Primary options)
KCSE C+ and above and in addition C+(plus) in teaching subjects (TSC) others, KCSE C (plain) and relevant certificate.
Full Time, DLM
Main Campus (Meru) and Nairobi
Diploma in Education (Primary option)
KCSE C(plain) or relevant certificate with P1 certificate or KCSE C+ and above.
Full Time, DLM
All Campuses
Enhancement
For students wishing to change a teaching subject
A Degree holder in Bachelor of Education wishing to enhance a teaching subject. The teaching subject must be a C+ and above.
DLM
Main campus (Meru)

Departments in the School of Education and Social Sciences

The Department of Education is well equipped with exemplary teaching staff. It also has a steady foundation based on a curriculum that offers all students knowledge and expertise that is efficient and effective in teaching. The students are well prepared to join their line of career as qualified and valuable professionals.

CAREER OPTIONS

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates have a great chance to join the broad Education industry and venture into the array of opportunities present.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Academic Institutions
  • Media Houses
  • Research Institutes
  • School Administrators
  • Social worker Careers
  • Corporate Training Centers

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in this field of career:

  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Writer
  • Lecturer
  • Teacher
  • Editor
  • Private Tutors
  • Management Jobs
  • Researcher

The Department of Counseling prides in its impeccably structured curriculum that aims at offering high quality knowledge and skills in this field. With the effortless strive practiced by our qualified teaching staff; the students get to learn the best from the best. We present a conducive and supportive learning environment to all students.

This department is solely committed towards promoting professionalism, creativity and value to the counseling profession.

CAREER OPTIONS

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates have the opportunity to join the Counseling global market realm.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Hospitals
  • Academic Institutions
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Private Practices
  • Prisons
  • Corporations
  • Community Centers
  • Advice Centers

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in this field of career:

  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker (Community/Social Service)
  • Therapist (E.g. Marriage and Family)
  • Psychiatrist
  • Ministers of Religion
  • School and Guidance Counselors
  • Probation Officer
  • Employment Counselor

CAREER OPTIONS

After a successful completion of the Bachelor of Communication and Journalism program, graduates can qualify for employment opportunities with newspapers, magazines, television networks, and other forms of written and electronic media.

Below are examples of Job titles the graduates can attain.

  • News Reporter
  • Media Researcher
  • Writer/Author
  • Photojournalist
  • Public relations specialist
  • Broadcast News Reporter
  • Advertising Manager
  • Editor
  • Director or Producer (Television, Radio and Film)

Kenya Methodist University not only offers high quality education but also trains the students to be professional and ethical in their field of study. This helps the graduates offer quality service and be productive in the job market.

our faculty

Dean, School of Business and Economics

COD Theology, Religious Studies, and Counselling.

Dr. Severina Mwirichia

BEd., MEd., PhD.

COD Education

Dr. Freminus Mugambi Mutuma

BA., MA., PhD.

COD Communication and Journalism.