SCHOOL OF EDUCATION 

Message from The Dean 

Welcome to Bomet University College School of Education.
Our vision is to foster research and excellence in Science, Technology and Innovation for sustainability by training professional teachers, mentors and researchers for social transformation and advancement of humanity. The School has highly qualified and experienced academic staff and support staff to run the programmes.

Dr. John M. Momanyi

Dean, School of Education

The School endeavours to produce the best teachers for Kenya and the World. Teachers who will contribute to the development of the World’s Education sector through the use innovative pedagogies and current technologies for sustainability. The School hopes to continuously increase the number of registered students in various Education programmes.
Karibu Sana.

Bomet School of Education

The School was born with the inception of the University College in 2016 with a student population of 130 who were transferred from Moi University. It was established to provide quality Teacher Education programmes with focus on preparation and production of school teachers who are progressive in their perspective towards the instructional process and values professional development. The Programme is also infusing elements of competence based curriculum in various courses. Currently, there are four degree programmes offered namely; Bachelor of Education (Arts), Bachelor of Education (Business Studies). Bachelor of Education (Arts) with Guidance and Counselling, and Bachelor of Education (Arts) with Special Needs Education (Secondary Option). The following subject combinations are offered: English/Literature, Geography/Business Studies, Geography/Religion, History/Geography, History/Religion, Kiswahili/Geography, Kiswahili/History, Kiswahili/Religion, Mathematics/ Business Studies, and Mathematics/Geography.
The School of Education has students placed under Government sponsored (GSSP) and Privately sponsored (PSSP) programmes. All the students are based in the Main campus in Bomet town.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Duration of the Programmes
The Undergraduate programmes will take a minimum of four (4) academic years (two semesters each).
The following Undergraduate programmes are offered in School of Education:

1. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS)

Admission Requirements
Minimum Mean Grade of C+ at KCSE. Should have a C+ and above in two suitable teaching subjects’ combination. A Diploma holder in Education from a recognized institution
The career prospects upon graduation include but not limited to:
• Tutor
• Education specialist
• Teaching in High School
• Child specialist
• Banking sector
• NGOs
• School Teachers
• Private Tutor
• Online Tutor
• Content Writer
• Instructor
• Education consultant
• Research Scholar

2. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (BUSINESS STUDIES)

Admission Requirements
Minimum Mean Grade of C+ and above at KCSE or its Equivalent. The candidate must have done Business Studies and scored a C+ and above, in addition the applicant should have passed and above, in addition the applicant should have passed Mathematics and/or Geography with the grade of C+ and above. Diploma holders in Education with a credit and above from a recognised institution.

The career prospects upon graduation include but not limited to:
• Tutor
• Teaching in High School
• General Management
• HR/Personnel
• Advertising
• Retail Management
• NGOs
• Banking, Investment and Financial Services.
• Accountancy
• Management Consultancy
• Public Relations

3. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS) WITH GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING

Admission Requirements
Minimum Mean Grade of C+ and above at KCSE or its equivalent OR a Diploma holder in Education from a recognised institution.

The career prospects upon graduation include but not limited to:
• Tutor
• Teaching in High School Instructor
• School counsellor
• Public/Health Service
• Education consultant

4. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS) WITH SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION

Admission Requirements
Minimum Mean Grade of C+ at KCSE or its equivalent OR A Diploma in Special Needs Education from a recognized institution.

The career prospects upon graduation include but not limited to:
• Tutor
• Teaching in Special Needs/Normal School
• Instructor
• Education consultant