Undergraduate Programs


Haramaya University (HU) has been working hard to expand and develop demand driven and nationally recognized academic programs. These academic programs are expected to produce competent graduates in diverse field of studies allied with the university vision and mission, and the 2015/16 academic year plan of the university. The following are list of curricula approved by the Senate of Haramaya University [after passing through rigorous procedures: need assessment, design of contents and pedagogy, and intensive review (both internal and external)]. The Vice-President for Academic Affairs has been following and monitoring regularly the development, enactment and appropriateness of these academic programs. Presently, 70 undergraduate, 81 MA/MSc/MPH, and 23 PhD programs are underway in the main and satellite campuses of the University.

I. College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences 

  • Agribusiness and Value Chain Management
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Animal Production and Technology
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy & Meet Technology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Forest Products Processing and Utilization
  • Forest Resource Management
  • Horticultural Crop Production and Processing
  • Land Administration
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Plant Science
  • Range Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Rural Development and Agricultural Extension (regular)
  • Rural Development and Agricultural Extension (mid- career)
  • Soil Resources and Watershed Management
  • Sugarcane Agronomy
  • Surveying and Geo-informatics

II. College of Business and Economics           

  • Accounting
  • Cooperatives
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Public Administration and Development Management

III. College of Computing and Informatics 

  • Computer Sciences
  • Information Sciences
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering

IV. College of Education Behavioral Sciences

  • Adult Education and Community Development
  • Educational Planning and Management
  • Psychology
  • Special Needs and Inclusive Education (BA)

V. Haramaya Institute of Technology

  • Food Technology and Process Engineering
  • School of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
    • Hydraulics and Water Resource Engineering
    • Water Resource and Irrigation Engineering
    • Water Supply and Environmental Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Food Science and Post harvest Technology

New Programs

  • BSc in Water Supply and Environmental Engineering

VI. College of Health and Medical Sciences

  • Environmental Health Science
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Midwifery +(Advance standing midwifery)
  • Nursing  + (Advance standing: Neonatal Nursing, Emergency and critical care nursing
  • Pharmacy (Clinical)
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Health

New Programs

  • BSc Surgical Nursing
  • BSc. in Paediatric Nursing

VII. College of Law

  • Law (LLB)

VIII. College of Natural and Computational Sciences 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Sport Sciences
  • Statistics

New Programs

  • BSc in Molecular Biology Biotechnology
  • BSc in Sport Psychology
  • Sport Therapy

IX. College of Social Sciences and Humanities           

  • Afaan Oromoo and Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • French Language and Literature
  • Gender and Development
  • Geo- Information Sciences
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • History & Heritage Management
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Sociology
  • Urban Planning

X. College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Veterinary Medicine (DVN)