School of Graduate Studies
School of Graduate Studies is formally established in March 2016 to run the postgraduate studies in various disciplines in line with the national development objectives. It was established with the general aim of initiating, coordinating and administering graduate programs. The school is headed by Dean who is the secretary of the Council of Graduate Studies (CGS) and chief executive officer of the school. The respective college dean, college graduate program coordinating office (CGPC) and the college academic commission (CAC) at the college level directly administer, coordinate and supervise programs of graduate studies. The Department graduate committee (DGC) is the body which develops and executes the departmental programs. The school shall offer programs of study and research leading to MPH, M.Sc. M.A., M.Ed. and LLM. and similar other degrees, post M.D certificates and diplomas and PhD degrees.
The mission of the School is to produce competent professionals in the various disciplines of learning in the University at graduate and post graduate levels who could respond to the needs of society.
The SGS will be a center of academic excellence, integrating training, research and service which will help in training high caliber professionals. The School will be a leader in addressing societal needs and promoting research based training.
The major goal of the school is to educate various professionals in different disciplines who:
· Identify, analyze and intervene on society's problems
o Undertake basic and applied research pertinent to the recognition, characterization and resolution of societal problems
o Improve the practice of profession in their respective field
o Contribute to societal development