Courses offered at Mount Kenya University 2021

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Mount Kenya University offers certificates,diploma,undergraduate,masters and PhD courses. In 2021,the following courses are offered at the Institution:

CERTIFICATE COURSES

  1. Certificate in Accounting
  2. Certificate in Animal Health and Production
  3. Certificate in Artificial Insemination
  4. Certificate in Banking and Finance
  5. Certificate in Bridging Accounting
  6. Certificate in Bridging Biology
  7. Certificate in Bridging Chemistry
  8. Certificate in Bridging English
  9. Certificate in Bridging Kiswahili
  10. Certificate in Bridging Mathematics
  11. Certificate in Bridging Physics
  12. Certificate in Business Information Technology
  13. Certificate in Business Management
  14. Certificate in Clinical and Community Nutrition
  15. Certificate in Community Development and Social Work
  16. Certificate in Community Health
  17. Certificate in Community Health and HIV/AIDS Management
  18. Certificate in Computer Application Packages
  19. Certificate in Computer Engineering
  20. Certificate in Computer Forensics and Investigations
  21. Certificate in Criminology and Security Management
  22. Certificate in Early Childhood Studies
  23. Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  24. Certificate in English as a Second Language
  25. Certificate in Entrepreneurship
  26. Certificate in Financial Science
  27. Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology
  28. Certificate in Hospitality Management
  29. Certificate in Human Resource Management
  30. Certificate in Information Science
  31. Certificate in Information Technology
  32. Certificate in Journalism and Mass Communication
  33. Certificate in Marketing Management
  34. Certificate in Medical Engineering
  35. Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
  36. Certificate in Project Management
  37. Certificate in Public Relations and Diplomacy
  38. Certificate in Purchasing and Procurement Management
  39. Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance
  40. Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance
  41. Certificate in Science Lab Technology
  42. Certificate in Travel and Tourism Management
  43. CISCO Certified Network Administrator
  44. Certificate in Enhancement (Mathematics, Chemistry,Biology, Physics,English,literature, Kiswahili, CRE, Geography,History, IRE, Arabic, Agriculture and Business Studies)

DIPLOMA COURSES

  1. Diploma in Accounting
  2. Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
  3. Diploma in Animal Health and Production
  4. Diploma in Animation and Motion Studies
  5. Diploma in Applied Biology
  6. Diploma in Banking and Finance
  7. Diploma in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences
  8. Diploma in Business Information Technology
  9. Diploma in Business Management
  10. Diploma in Clinical and Community Nutrition
  11. Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  12. Diploma in Community Development and Social Work
  13. Diploma in Community Health and HIV/AIDS Management
  14. Diploma in Community Oral Health
  15. Diploma in Computer Engineering
  16. Diploma in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies
  17. Diploma in Counseling Psychology
  18. Diploma in Criminology and Security Management
  19. Diploma in Dental Technology
  20. Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Development
  21. Diploma in Education (Arts)
  22. Diploma in Education (Science)
  23. Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  24. Diploma in Entrepreneurship
  25. Diploma in Environmental Health
  26. Diploma in Financial Science
  27. Diploma in Financial Economics
  28. Diploma in Film Production
  29. Diploma in Food Science and Processing Technology
  30. Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology
  31. Diploma in Hospitality Management
  32. Diploma in Human Resource Management
  33. Diploma in Information Science
  34. Diploma in Information Technology
  35. Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
  36. Diploma in Marketing Management
  37. Diploma in Medical Engineering
  38. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  39. Diploma in Micro Finance
  40. Diploma in NGO Management
  41. Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
  42. Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
  43. Diploma in Project Management
  44. Diploma in Public Relations and Diplomacy
  45. Diploma in Purchasing and Procurement Management
  46. Diploma in Risk Management and Insurance
  47. Diploma in Science Laboratory Sciences
  48. Diploma in Special Needs Education
  49. Diploma in Teacher Education (DTE)
  50. Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE COURSES

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language
  2. Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
  3. Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Security Management
  4. Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies
  5. Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation Studies
  6. Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
  7. Bachelor of Arts in Justice and Security Studies
  8. Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Communication
  9. Bachelor of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  10. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  11. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Governance
  12. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  13. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Development
  14. Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation Studies
  15. Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Science
  16. Bachelor of Business Information Technology
  17. Bachelor of Business Management
  18. Bachelor of Commerce
  19. Bachelor of Counselling
  20. Bachelor of Economics
  21. Bachelor of Economics and Finance
  22. Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
  23. Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Studies
  24. Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Primary Option)
  25. Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  26. Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)
  27. Bachelor of Education (Primary Option)
  28. Bachelor of Education (Science)
  29. Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Secondary Option)
  30. Bachelor of Laws
  31. Bachelor of Management and Office Administration
  32. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
  33. Bachelor of Pharmacy
  34. Bachelor of Procurement
  35. Bachelor of Public Health
  36. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  37. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Rural Development
  38. Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production
  39. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
  40. Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
  41. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  42. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine
  43. Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Development
  44. Bachelor of Science in Dental Technology
  45. Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  46. Bachelor of Science in Energy and Environmental Technology
  47. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
  48. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
  49. Bachelor of Science in Finance and Statistics
  50. Bachelor of Science in Food Processing and Technology
  51. Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion
  52. Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Information Management
  53. Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information Technology
  54. Bachelor of Science in Health Systems management
  55. Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
  56. Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry
  57. Bachelor of Science in Information Science
  58. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  59. Bachelor of Science in Laboratory Technology
  60. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  61. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Mental Health and Psychiatry)
  62. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pediatrics
  63. Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  64. Bachelor of Science in Oral Health
  65. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Exploration and Production
  66. Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  67. Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management
  68. Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  69. Bachelor of Science in Travel and Tourism Management
  70. Bachelor of Social Work and Administration
  71. Bachelor of Technology in Computer and Electronic Systems

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA COURSES

  1. Post graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation
  2. Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology
  4. Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication
  6. Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Management
  7. Postgraduate Diploma of Education

MASTERS COURSES

  1. Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology
  2. Master of Arts in Development Studies
  3. Master of Arts in Economics
  4. Master of Arts in English Language and Linguistics
  5. Master of Arts in Environmental Security & Sustainable Development
  6. Master of Arts in Film Studies
  7. Master of Arts in Geography
  8. Master of Arts in History
  9. Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
  10. Master of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies
  11. Master of Arts in Kiswahili
  12. Master of Arts in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
  13. Master of Arts in Literature
  14. Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation
  15. Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management
  16. Master of Arts in Religious Studies
  17. Master of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
  18. Master of Arts in Sociology
  19. Master of Business Administration
  20. Master of Clinical Medicine
  21. Master of Education
  22. Master of Education in Early Childhood Studies
  23. Master of Education in Special Needs Education
  24. Master of Governance and Ethics
  25. Master of Laws
  26. Master of Public Health
  27. Master of Science in Accounting
  28. Master of Science in Biotechnology
  29. Master of Science in Chemistry
  30. Master of Science in Community Health and Development
  31. Master of Science in Ecology and Conservation
  32. Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
  33. Master of Science in Finance
  34. Master of Science in Food Hygiene and Safety
  35. Master of Science in Health Education and Promotion
  36. Master of Science in Health Systems Management
  37. Master of Science in Hospitality Management
  38. Master of Science in Human Resource Management
  39. Master of Science in Information Sciences
  40. Master of Science in Information Security (Cyber Crime)
  41. Master of Science in Information Technology
  42. Master of Science in Marketing
  43. Master of Science in Nursing
  44. Master of Science in Nursing (Critical Care)
  45. Master of Science in Nursing Education
  46. Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Management
  47. Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  48. Master of Science in Procurement and Supplies Management
  49. Master of Science in Project Planning and Management
  50. Master of Science in Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering
  51. Master of Science in Statistics
  52. Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  53. Master of Science in Applied Entomology

PHD COURSES

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry (RESEARCH)
  2. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (RESEARCH)
  4. Doctor of Philosophy in Conservation Biology (RESEARCH)
  5. Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling Psychology
  6. Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies (RESEARCH)
  7. Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology (RESEARCH)
  8. Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  9. Doctor of Philosophy in English and Linguistics (RESEARCH)
  10. Doctor of Philosophy in English Language and Linguistics
  11. Doctor of Philosophy in Enterprise Computing (RESEARCH)
  12. Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology (RESEARCH)
  13. Doctor of Philosophy in Guidance and Counselling (RESEARCH)
  14. Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology (RESEARCH)
  15. Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems (RESEARCH)
  16. Doctor of Philosophy in Kiswahili (RESEARCH)
  17. Doctor of Philosophy in Knowledge Management (RESEARCH)
  18. Doctor of Philosophy in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
  19. Doctor of Philosophy in Literature in English
  20. Doctor of Philosophy in Literature in English (RESEARCH)
  21. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Biochemistry (RESEARCH)
  22. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Laboratory Sciences (RESEARCH)
  23. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology (RESEARCH)
  24. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology (RESEARCH)
  25. Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Products Chemistry (RESEARCH)
  26. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science (RESEARCH)
  27. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry (RESEARCH)
  28. Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health (RESEARCH)
  29. Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies
  30. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (RESEARCH)
  31. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology (RESEARCH)
  32. Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology (RESEARCH)
  33. Doctor of Philosophy in Analytical Chemistry (RESEARCH)

OPEN DISTANCE COURSES

DIRECTORATE OF OPEN DISTANCE AND ELECTRONIC LEARNING (ODEL)

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
1 Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management
2 Master of Business Administration
3 Master of science project Planning and Management
4 Master of Science in Procurement and Supplies Management
5 Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
6 Bachelor of Business Management
7 Bachelor of Procurement
8 Bachelor of Commerce
9 Bachelor of Office Management and Administration
10 Bachelor of Public Administration
11 Diploma in Banking and Finance
12 Diploma in Supplies and Procurement Management
13 Diploma in Human Resource Management
14 Diploma in Business Management
15 Diploma in Project Management
16 Certificate in Banking and Finance
17 Certificate in Business Management
18 Certificate in Human Resource Management
19 Certificate in Supplies and procurement Management

School of Computing and Informatics

20 Bachelor of Business Information Technology
21 Bachelor of Science in Information Science
23 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
23 Bachelor of business and Information Communication Technology –

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
24 Master of Education
25 Post Graduate Diploma in Education
26 Bachelor of Education (Arts)
27 Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Studies 4 Courses

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
28 Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
29 Master of Arts in Development Studies
30 Master of Arts in Governance and Ethics
31 Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
32 Master of Arts in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
33 Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation
34 Master of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
35 Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Communication
36 Bachelor of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
37 Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Governance
38 Postgraduate Diploma in monitoring and Evaluation
39 Bachelor of social work and administration
40 Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
41 Bachelor of Counseling Psychology
42 Bachelor of Development Studies
43 Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
44 Bachelor of Arts in Justice and Security Studies
45 Diploma in County Administration and Governance
46 Diploma in Community Development and Social Work
47 Diploma in Public Relations and Diplomacy
48 Diploma in Security Studies and Criminology
49 Certificate in Security Studies and Criminology
50 Certificate in Community Development and Social Work 23 Courses

SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY,TRAVEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT
51 Master of science in Hospitality Management
52 Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management 2 courses

SCHOOL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE
53 Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information management

SCHOOL OF NURSING
54 Master of Nursing
55 Bachelor of Science in Nursing-Upgrading-Blended Learning

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
56 Master of Public Health-Nutrition
57 Master of Science in Health Education, Promotion and Development
58 Master of Public Health in Reproductive Health
59 Master of Public Health (MPH)
60 Master of Science in Health Systems Management
61 Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management (BSCHSM)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Mount Kenya University strives to admit those applicants who are best prepared to benefit from and contribute to MKU academic community. Admission specialists will review your application and supporting documentation carefully to assess your overall academic preparation. In evaluating your application, the University will consider the following factors:

  1. Mean Grade scores achieved in High School
  2. Grades earned in core subjects depending on the specific programmes in which you are interested
  3. Additional information provided in support of your application.

Before you apply for admission at MKU, you are encouraged to carefully consider the various degree and diploma programmes available, meet with an adviser and when you decide MKU is the place you want to be. Admission to MKU is on a first come first serve basis so be sure to complete your application early.

Whether you are interested in postgraduate, undergraduate or graduate studies, diploma or certificate programmes, you will find that MKU has a variety of programmes to chose from in fulfilling your educational and career goals.

Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar- academic Administration.

Application should be accompanied by copies of ID/Passport, relevant academic and professional certificates.

Application fee is as follows:

Ksh.1,000 (Certificates, Diplomas &Undergraduates programmes)
Ksh.2,000 (Post-Graduate programmes) for East African applicants
US Dollars 50 for all non-East African applicants.
Mode of Payment:
Payment to be deposited in either of the following Bank Accounts

Equity Bank, ACC. No- 0090292435067 SWIFT CODE EQBLKENA
KCB Bank, Acc. No – 1121032222
Coop Bank, Acc. No – 01129279981300 SWIFT CODE KCOOKENA
GT Bank, ACC. No- 2014200002
Standard Chartered Bank, ACC. No- 0102049817400 SWIFT CODE SCBLKENX
Family Bank, ACC. No- 005000019336

Money Order / Banker’s Cheque payable to Mount Kenya University.

Please note
Application for admission does not guarantee admission into the University for course applied for, this will be subject to fulfillment of all requirements and class size as approved by the University Senate.For further information, kindly enquire from the Registrar, Academic Administration the programmes being offered at our campuses and study centres:

Office of Registrar Academic Administration
Mount Kenya University
PO Box 342 – 01000
Email: [email protected]

Payment Options

Bank Accounts

Here are the Bank accounts that you can use to pay your school fees

Bank Name Account Number 
Equity Bank 0090292435067
Standard Chartered Bank 0102049817400
Family Bank 005000019336
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB Bank)1121032222
National Bank of Kenya01047093018900
NIC Bank21200008796
Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank)2014200002
 Co-operative Bank 01129279981300
Lipa na MpesaPaybill No. 270988
International Students Bank account
 Dollar account (KCB) 1173740309 (swift No. KCBLKENX)

Mpesa Fee Payment Procedures
You can now deposit your fee to our Mount Kenya University account through Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) using your Mpesa.

There are only two procedures:
Procedure 1
1. Go to M-PESA menu on your phone and select Lipa na M-PESA, Pay Bill option.
2. Enter Paybill 270988.
3. Enter the account code (your admission number).
4. Enter the amount to pay, then M-PESA PIN and press Send.
5. You will receive a confirmation SMS with a unique code

Procedure 2
1. Visit www.gtbank.co.ke and select LipaNaGTBank or http://studentportal.mku.ac.ke/
2. i. For Existing students, enter your admission number and click validate
ii. For new students, enter your reference number and click Validate
iii. For new applicants, Enter ID NO.or Passport number

3. Enter your unique M-Pesa code.
4. Select reason for payment e.g. Admission, Tuition.
5. Enter phone number and/or email address of student/parent/Guardian to receive payment confirmation.
6. Click submit to automatically update your fees account
7. Confirm your payment by checking your statement through the student portal

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