School of Graduate Studies at a glance

Arba Minch University’s School of Graduate Studies (SGS) came into being in 2002 with an aim of creating qualified professionals in the area of water resources and other disciplines. Currently it runs various multi-disciplinary & need-based academic programs that cater to the emerging needs of the market thus contributing significantly for the sustainable development of Ethiopia and East Africa.

Vision

The School aspires to be the paramount seat of qualitative, cutting-edge learning and innovative research thus creating impact globally and to be a catalyst in socio-economic transformation.

Mission

The School aims to contribute to the educational, economic, social and cultural advancement of Ethiopia by offering potential programs, kindling profound scholarly pursuit for pioneering basic, applied research, creative undertakings; and finally merging intellectual resources with public curiosities that will reinvigorate national economic development and foster educative minds.

Academic Programs

SGS, through established colleges/institutes and departments offer programs i.e. Master of Arts,  Master of Sciences, Doctor of Philosophy and other Master degrees. Currently it’s running 83 Master and 13 PhD programs. Click here to see the list of programs.

Application procedures:

SGS and registrar office jointly announce for programs every semester on Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) where applicants can get necessary information and visit AMU website (www.amu.edu.et)

Admission procedures (documents submission)

1. Original and three copies of their first or second degree certificate

2. Original and three copies of their academic transcript

3. Three passport size photos and official transcript

4. Sponsorship letter for those sponsored

5. Two recommendation letters either from immediate supervisors or previous instructors

6. Work experience (if needed)

Study duration: MSc program is of two years duration (1-year course and remaining year for thesis research work; while, PhD program is 1-year course and 3-years research work).

Eligibility criteria: Candidates for Masters and PhD programs should have successfully completed  their BSc/BA and Masters studies from any recognized higher education institutions in related fields to program they are applying for. The candidate is also expected to pass entrance exam for the program.

Contact Us

School of Graduate Studies

Tel: +25146881 4065, +25146881 3979

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Website: http:// www.amu.edu.et

Number of Programs per College/institute

Number of Students

Institute/College/School

MSc/MA

PhD

Regular

Evening/

Weekend

Summer

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

1

AWTI

9

1

172

26

15

-

120

5

338

2

IoT

8

-

240

24

111

11

386

3

CNS

23

6

178

44

589

24

835

4

CSSH

11

3

80

21

-

-

369

46

516

5

CAS

12

1

104

28

8

1

-

-

141

6

CMHS

8

-

93

30

37

6

-

-

166

7

CBE

6

2

104

11

97

14

71

2

299

8

School of Pedagogical & Behavioral Sciences

4

-

28

9

24

-

61

9

School of  Law

2

-

13

2

-

-

-

-

15

Total

83

13

1012

195

157

21

1284

88

2757

Overall Total

96 Programs

M

F

2757

43 Male PhD Students

2453

304`

 

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