Graduate Programs


The normal duration of study for M.Sc/M.Ed. programs is two academic years; however, upon a request submitted to SGS and accepted by the CGS, the applicant can extend for at least one more academic year. The study duration for PhD full time study is 3 to 4 academic years.


Regular Postgraduate Program

The regular graduate program is given free of tuition fee for students sponsored by government institutions. The sponsor institution/the student shall cover living expenses and costs for the M.Sc. /M.Ed. thesis research.

Continuing and Distance Education Programs

Continuing, Distance and Summer, undergraduate program.The FCDE shall determine the tuition fee of each department.

Summer and Continuing  M.Sc. /M.Ed. program

The payment for the course work of Postgraduate study (M.Sc/M.A.) is Birr 550/credit hour Thesis supervision is Birr 4,500.00 and payment to thesis examiners Birr 4,500.00. The overall tuition for 30 credit hours, supervision and thesis examiners fees is estimated Birr 26, 825.00(twenty six thousand eight hundred twenty five). If a student takes more than 30 credit hours, additional tuition fees will be requested. This cost does not include fees for remedial/ bridging courses and research expenses.

I. College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences 

MSc. Programs

  • Agribusiness and Value Chain Management (MSc)
  • Agricultural & Food Marketing (MSc)
  • Agricultural Communication &Information Management (MSc)
  • Agricultural Economics (MSc)
  • Agricultural Entomology (MSc)
  • Agro Meteorology and Natural Risk Management (MSc)
  • Agro-forestry (MSc)
  • Agronomy (MSc)
  • Animal Breeding & Genetics (MSc
  • Animal Nutrition (MSc)
  • Animal Production (MSc
  • Dairy Science (MSc)
  • Dairy Technology (MSc)
  • Environmental Science and Management (MSc)
  • Horticulture (MSc)
  • Integrated Pest Management (MSc
  • Irrigation Agronomy (MSc)
  • Plant Breeding (MSc)
  • Plant Pathology (MSc)
  • Range Ecology and Biodiversity (MSc)
  • Rural Development & Agricultural Extension (MSc) (Agricultural Communication & Innovation, and Rural Development Streams)
  • Seed Science & Technology (MSc)
  • Soil Sciences (MSc)
  • Weed Science (MSc)

PhD Programs

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Genetics & Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Dairy Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding
  • Plant Pathology
  • Range Ecology & Dry-land Biodiversity
  • Rural Development & Agricultural Extension
  • Soil Sciences
  • Tropical Animal Production 

New Programs

  • MSc. in Agricultural and Applied Economics

II. College of Business and Economics

MA/ MBA Programs

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)


  • MSc. in Energy Economics

III. College of Computing and Informatics 

  • MSc. in Information Sciences

IV. College of Education Behavioral Sciences 

MA / Med Programs 

  • Curriculum Studies (MA) (With Streams in Curriculum and Quality Assurance; Curriculum
  • Educational Leadership (MA)
  • Educational Leadership and Management (MA)
  • Evaluation and Research; and Curriculum and Instruction)
  • PGDT( Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching)
  • School Leadership (MA)
  • Social Psychology (MA)
  • Special Needs and Inclusive Education (MA)
  • Vocational Education Management (MA)

 New Programs

  • MA in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning
  • PhD in Education (With 4 streams)

 V. College of Engineering & Technology

 MSc Programs

PhD Programs

  • Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (PhD)
  • Soil & Water Conservation Engineering (PhD)

VI. College of Health and Medical Sciences

  1. MSc/ MPH programs
  • Adult Health Nursing (MSc)
  • Field Epidemiology (MSc)
  • Integrated Emergency and Obstertics Surgery (MSc)
  • Medical Microbiology (MSc)
  • Public Health- (General Public Health, Reproductive Health, Epidemiology, Health Science Management, Nutrition)
  • Tropical and Infectious Diseases (MSc)
  • Water Supply and Sanitation Management (MSc)

PhD Programs

  • Public Health (PhD

 New Programs

  • Medical Microbiology, PhD
  • Msc. in Maternity and Neonatal Nursing

 VII. College of Law

  • International Economic & Business Law (LLM)

VIII. College of Natural and Computational Sciences

 MSc Programs

  • Applied Biology (MSc)
  • Biology  Education(MEd)
  • Biotechnology(MSc)
  • Botany (MSc)
  • Chemistry Organic; Inorganic; Physical; and Analytical streams) (MSc)
  • Coaching Science &Rehabilitation Therapy (MSc)
  • Genetics(MSc)
  • Master of Science in Chemistry (MSc)
  • Master of Science in Physics (MSc)
  • Mathematics (With Streams) (MSc)
  • Microbiology (MSc)
  • Physics (Environmental, Quantum, Computational Physics, and Medical Physics) (MSc)
  • Physics Education (Med)
  • Sport Medicine (MSc)
  • Sport Nutrition (MSc)
  • Statistics (Econometrics and Biometrics Streams) (MSc)

 PhD Programs  

  • Microbiology (PhD)
  • Physics(PhD)

IX. College of Social Sciences and Humanities

 MA Programs

  • Afaan Oromoo (With Streams) (MA)
  • Afaan Oromoo (MEd)
  • English Education (MEd)
  • Geography & Environmental Studies (MEd)
  • Geography & Environmental Studies (With Streams) (MA)
  • History (MA)
  • Sociology (MA)
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA in TEFL)

PhD  Programs

  • Peace and Conflict Resolution

 New Programs

  • MA in Peace and Development Studies
  • PhD in Peace &Development Studies by Research Only
  • PhD in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

X. College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Veterinary Epidemiology (MSc)
  • Veterinary Microbiology (MSc)
  • Veterinary Public Health (MSc)