Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management


Rationale
The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Management aims at preparing students for careers in educational sectors such as university teaching, institutional administration, program management, supervision of schools, educational planning, economics of education, research and consultancy. The programme emphasises acquisition of knowledge skills and positive attitudes for problem solving, leadership, situation analysis and policy formulation.
Programme Objectives
At the end of this programme the graduate will be able to:
i) To acquire knowledge, skills and positive attitudes towards educational management;
ii) Manage resources at their disposal in educational institutions;
iii) Carry out research on issues arising from their educational practice;
iv) Apply knowledge skills and attitudes to influence and formulate educational policy;
Admission Requirements
Candidates must satisfy entry requirements for Egerton University. In addition admission shall be offered to holders of Master of Education degree in Educational management. Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy programme in Educational management shall be required to present a research project proposal acceptable to the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management.
Course Structure and Duration
Doctor of Philosophy programme in Educational management shall last for a period of not less than three years and not more than five academic years.
Examination Regulations
All examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with examination regulations as stipulated in the Egerton University Statute XXIX
Grading System
The grading of examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with in Egerton University Statute XXIX
Graduation Requirements
To graduate a student shall be required to take and pass ALL scheduled courses within the stipulated period.

Degree Classification
The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Foundations is not classified in accordance with Egerton University Statute XXIX