The School of Arts and Social Sciences is one of the pioneer faculties established at the inception of Maseno University. The faculty has eleven departments offering various programmes in various fields. Our programmes are structured to include coursework, industrial attachment, fieldwork and practical engagements, which expose students to real conditions of life in the professions or fields of their choice. FASS offers a rewarding and thought-provoking educational knowledge with a range of programmes that are meticulous yet innovative- a comprehensive education that challenges the mind. The programmes are developed in line with Kenya Vision 2030 under provision of globally competitive quality education, training and research to enhance development and individual well-being. The programmes are tailored in order to effectively respond to the changing global, regional and local environment.
These programmes range from certificate to doctorial in various disciplines. As a result, our students are well equipped with knowledge which is basically self-discovery and independent in approach. Consequently, the learners develop a sense of critical thinking, engaging creativity, inquiry and analysis, an array of literacies, evaluation and problem- solving that enables them move on to successful careers in many industries .The faculty’s programmes are tailored to meet the market demands. Hence through our programmes students are able to study within real-world contexts, integrating and applying their learning as this country demands. The faculty has experienced many of their graduates being absorbed immediately after graduation or some before graduation. This is attributed to quality education and training that is offered through the various programmes domiciled in the faculty.