Habtamu Abebe (PhD)
President of Wachemo University

March 2022

Wachemo University is one of the leading comprehensive universities in Ethiopia founded in 2004 E.C. The university has been working hard to achieve its mission of teaching learning, research and community service, and it has continued producing qualified and productive manpower. To this end, the university focuses on academic quality, equity, and fairness.

Wachemo University has three campuses: Main campus, Durame campus and Nigist Eleni Mohamed Memorial Comprehensive Specialized Hospital. It has also seven agricultural and technology transfer centers, and seven teaching and centers.

Finally, Wachemo University Future Focus Areas: Agro-processing, Sustainable Energy, Indigenous Knowledge and Green Tourism, and Integrated Town Development.

Mulatu Osie Hundebo (PhD)
Wachemo University Ac/P/E/I/D/Director

Currently, the country Ethiopia is striving to achieve a broad and rapid Socio-Economic GTP Goals. To meet the goals, Ethiopian Higher Institutions take a Lion share that geared in producing Competitive Graduates.In line with this, Wachemo University is aspiring much to ensure the realization of the national/WCU vision, mission and values.


Aspires to become one of the ten first universities in Ethiopia and home of brilliants by 2017 E.C


To deliver proficient Graduates equipped with knowledge, skill and attitude by providing relevant and quality education; produce new knowledge and technology by conducting problem solving research; transform community livelihoods by strengthening community-industry partnership, technology transfer and advisory, training healthy services; enhance sustainable institutional capacity and integrated leadership. In doing so, the University endeavors to contribute to the fulfillment of sector goals and attainment.


  • Student centeredness
  • Brilliance
  • Quality
  • Research and Innovation
  • Efficiency Trustworthiness
  • Accountability and Transparency
  • Intolerance of Corruption
  • Unity and Cooperation
  • Diversity and Globalization

Thus, the following academic programs were launched to produce skilled manpower.

1. Colleges

  • Engineering & Technology
  • Natural & Computational Sciences
  • Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Social Science and Humanities

2. Schools

  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Post Graduate
  • Computing and Informatics
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil & Construction
  • Law

3. Campus and Academic Centers

  • Main Campus
  • Durame Campus
  • NigistEleni Hospital
  • Shone Centre
  • Homacho Centre
  • Gimbichu Centre
  • Mudula Centre
  • Halaba Centre

A. Under Graduate Programs

I. Engineering & Technology

  • Architecture Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Technology and Management
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • Geomatics Engineering
  • Information System(IS)
  • Information Technology(IT)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Hydraulic Engineering
Ongoing & Expected
  • Urban Planning & Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

II. Natural and Computational Sciences

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Geology
  • Sport Science
  • Industrial Chemistry

III. Medicine and Health Sciences

  • Anesthesia
  • Medicine
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Public Health Officer
  • Health Informatics
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgical Nursing(PB)
  • Paediatrics& Chilled Health Nursing (PB)
  • Dental Medicine

IV. Agricultural Sciences

  • Animal Science
  • Horticulture
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Plant Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science and Postharvest Technology
  • Agro Economics
  • Rural Development & Agricultural Extension

V. Business and Economics

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Public Administration and Development Management
  • Tourism Management

VI. Social Science and Humanities

  • Civics and Ethical Studies
  • English Language and Literature
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • Hadiyisa Language and Literature (Main Campus)
  • Sociology
  • History & Heritage Management
  • Governance & Development Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kambatisa Language and Literature (Durame Campus)

VII. School of Law

  • Law (LLB)

VIII. Education & Behavioral Sciences

  • Psychology
  • Educational Leadership & Management
  • Early Child Care Education
  • Special Need and inclusive Education

B. Post Graduate Programs

I. Engineering & Technology

  • MSc in Electrical Power Engineering
  • MSc in Electrical and Communication Engineering
  • MSc in Computer Science
  • MSc in Computer Engineering
  • MSc in Chemical (Process) Engineering
  • MSc in Geo-informatics
  • MSC in Thermal Engineering
  • MSC in Structural Engineering
  • MSc in Water Supply
  • MSc in Information Technology(IT)
  • MSc in Construction Technology & Management
  • MSc in Road & Transport Engineering
Ongoing & Expected
  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering

II. Natural and Computational Sciences

  • MSc in Applied Statistics
  • MSc in Organic Chemistry
  • MSc in Football Coaching
  • MSc in Valley Ball Coaching
  • MSc in Sport Management
  • MSc in Quantum Optics
  • MSc in Condensed Matter Physics
  • MSc in Biotechnology
  • MSc in Botanical Science
  • MSc in Applied Microbiology
  • MEd in Mathematical Education
  • MSc in Physical Exercises
  • MSc in Analysis
  • MSc in Animal Biotechnology

III. Medicine and Health Sciences

  • MPH in General Public Health
  • MPH in Health Education and Promotion
  • MPH in Epidemiology
  • MPH in Reproductive Health
  • MPH in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Specialty in Gynecology
  • Specialty in General Surgery
  • Specialty in Pediatrics and Child Health
  • Specialty in Internal Medicine
  • Specialty in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery

IV. Agricultural Sciences

  • MSc in Animal Production and Health
  • MSc in Agroforestry
  • MSc in Agronomy
  • MSc in Agro economics
  • MSc in Environmental Science
  • MSc in Rural Development and Agricultural Extension
  • MSc in Soil Science
  • MSc in Animal breeding & Genetics
  • MSc in Plant Breeding
  • PhD in Soil Sciences

V. Business and Economics

  • MA in Accounting and Finance
  • MA in Development Economics
  • MA in Business Administration (MBA)
  • MA in Public Administration

VI. Social Sciences and Humanities

  • MA in Sustainable Natural Resource Management
  • MA in TEFL
  • MA in Peace and Conflict Studies
  • MA in Social Anthropology
  • MA in Socio-Economic Development Planning & Environment
  • PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Ongoing & Expected
  • MA in Hadiyisa
  • MA in Historical Heritage

VII. Education and Behavioral Sciences

  • MA in Educational Leadership

VIII. School of Law

  • LLB in Environmental Law and Policy

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