College of Education and Behavioral Science (CEBS) was established as Institute of Education and Professional Development Studies in the year 2010 following business process reengineering in the university. The Institute is meant to carry out both regular teaching and the University’s continuous professional development for both the academic and administrative staffs. In 2014, the institute has upgraded to a collage level. Presently it is a College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. It has three undergraduate programs, two post graduate diploma programs, two postgraduate certificate programs and six post graduate programs. Moreover, the college runs many short term professional development programs.
College of Education and Behavioral Science is dedicated to advance educational development through training, knowledge generation and service delivery in Ethiopia. The college train at graduate, undergraduate, post graduate diploma and certificate levels in varies areas of Education. Currently, College of Education and Behavioral Science runs three bachelor programs, six master programs, two postgraduate diploma and certificate programs. It has over 2275 student population, 55 academic and 45 administrative staffs. It runs educational programs in regular, in-service and distance program. We have also different short tem professional development training programs. The college advocates the values of educational relevance, transparency, social accountability, gender sensitivity, equity, community participation and empowerment. Our educational philosophy is “we are in the community” where we engage community in our training programs, research activities and community services. College of Education and Behavioral Science comprises of four departments in the fields of Education and psychology namely; Educational Planning and Management, Psychology, Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies and Special Needs and Inclusive Education. The College also has three professional development training centers namely, Higher Diploma Program (HDP), Academic Development Resource Center (ADRC) and English Language Improvement Program (ELIC).