Master of Education in Teaching Amharic

Name of Academic Unit:

Faculty of Humanities


Ethiopian Language(s) & Literature-Amharic


Teaching Amharic


Master of Education in Teaching Amharic

Description of the Program:

The Master of Education in Amharic is designed to prepare professional teachers of Amharic by increasing their knowledge of Amharic language instructional theory and practice. The program prepares students to understand and apply instructional models and linguistic theory, which relate classroom experiences of Amharic language learners to real-life communicative needs. The program also aims at improving the students’ skills in understanding and conducting research in Amharic language education.

Medium of instruction:


Eligibility criteria:

Applicants are required to have a B.A. or BEd degree in teaching Amharic, Ethiopian Languages and Literature, English major and Amharic Minor, and Pedagogical Science Composite Amharic (Pedagogical Science-Amharic). In addition, they are expected to have 2 Years of teaching or equivalent experience. Applicants must also successfully pass an entrance examination administered as part of the applicant screening process.

Annual intake:

25 students per section (two sections)


Mulugeta Yitayew (PhD)


Tuition Fee:

Applicants may be organization-sponsored or self-sponsored. Both the organization-and self-sponsored applicants will pay fee for education and research based on the University’s by-laws.