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Graduate School of Education

The Mico School of Graduate Studies has a mandate to make dynamic contributions to the academic landscape by producing highly skilled educators, leadership personnel, policy makers and problem solvers.

Collaborating with the Institute of Technological and Educational Research (ITER), the School of Graduate Studies seeks to promote and coordinate a quality enterprise that offers graduate, advanced graduate and professional programmes of study, conduct research and provide service to the public in accordance with our mission.

Currently the School offers four (5) Graduate Programmes:

  • The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
  • The Executive Masters in Educational Management (EMEM) (some courses are taught by The Mona School of Business)
  • Master in Special Education
  • M.Sc Counselling & Social Work
  • Master of Science in Mathematics Education
Graduate Programmes

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is a post – graduate degree programme for all qualified persons who provide training in the fields of education, business, health and other private/public sectors.

The MAT is designed to certify candidates in one of the three programme areas: Primary, Secondary and Adult Education. The coursework integrates content and pedagogy with strong emphasis on essential competencies. The major objective of this programme is to expose participants to the best practices in teaching, enabling them to integrate knowledge across various fields of study relating theory to practice.


  • Provide the participants with an understanding of the current trends of creating and using technology for sustainable education
  • Facilitate critical thinking for the growth and development of education
  • Expose participants to a dynamic and integrated curriculum that will empower them to be good education practioners
  • Enable the clientele to engage in worthwhile research that will result in increasing education benefits
  • Empower the participants to be involved in the integration of knowledge across fields of study.
  • Provide the kind of environment that will inspire the clientele to become responsible leaders and entrepreneurs in the field of education
  • Facilitate the participants in designing, developing, implementing and evaluating education programmes
  • Create an awareness of the multicultural diversity of the society and the implications for education
  • Provide opportunities for a wide range of practical experiences in and out of the instructional setting
  • Help the practitioner to understand self, become aware of the desirable values and ethics and be able to promote these for the betterment of the society

Our Graduate Programmes

M.Sc. School Counselling & Social Work

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

M.Ed Special Education

M.Sc. Mathematics Education

Executive Masters in Educational Management (EMEM)

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