Karatina University is committed to assisting and training highly qualified personnel in various postgraduate post-graduate programmes which include School of Business; Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Human Resource, Hospitality and Tourism. School of Agriculture; Agronomy, Horticulture, Soil Science, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics, Food Science, nutrition and dietetics. School of Natural resources and Environmental Studies; Environmental sciences, Aquatic science, Fishery, Forestry, Ecology, Natural resources and wildlife Sciences. School of Pure and Applied Sciences; Botany, Biochemistry, Zoology, microbiology, Information Technology, Information and communication Technology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics and Biostatistics. School of Education and Social Sciences; Education Administration and Psychology, Geography, History, Religious Studies, Curriculum Development, Guidance and counselling, Early Childhood and primary Education, Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public safety and Counselling Psychology.
The Board of Postgraduate Studies ensures timely and efficient progress and finalization of postgraduate studies in various programmes. The Board is chaired by the Director and has membership of the Postgraduate coordinators from five schools and the Director, Research, innovation and Extension. The Board’s responsibilities processing of graduate studies application. registration, admission, tuition, research proposal formulation, approval of supervisors, conduction of thesis research, thesis write-up, publication in referred journals, thesis defense and graduation. On their part students are expected to be diligent in meeting set academic deadlines and obligations.
Individual graduate students are expected to meet their obligations of paying tuition fees and other related charges.