Graduate Program

MS.c Programs

The candidate must have completed the academic requirements of the Bachelor’s degree with:

  1. A CGPA of 2.00 or more at Haramaya University or an academic achievement comparable to the one stated above at any other recognized Institution of Higher learning;
  2. The candidate must be supported by, at least, three letters of recommendation from the candidate’s undergraduate instructors, employers and/or professional associations;
  3. Where applicable, candidates for graduate studies shall present evidence of support from their respective sponsoring organizations for their salary, travel costs, and the cost of their thesis research projects.
  4. A minimum of three graduate students should be admitted to a program in order to run a graduate program in any one of the Departments in the University.
  5. Anyone who wants to join the graduate program should be less than 40 years old. However, for pedagogical reasons or special requirements of field of study, the Department Graduate Committee (DGC) may set appropriate (higher) age limits subject to the approval of the Council of Graduate Studies.

Special Admission

A candidate who has had a diploma in a subject with an outstanding CGPA, of 3.5 and above, rich experience and passes the entrance examination may be considered for admission provided that he/she takes additional course from the undergraduate program as determined by the council of graduate studies. In this case, the candidate will have to take courses for a minimum of three semesters.
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Ph.D Programs


  1. Master of Science degree in the selected field of study or other related sciences or an equivalent Degree from an accredited university.
  2. At least one Letter of recommendation from Graduate School attended and employer/sponsor.
  3. Statement of motivation.
  4. Letter of Certification of financial support.
  5. Duration 3-4 years full time study.