IAT-Maseno University

Academic Courses

Below are some of the courses we offer;

DEGREE COURSES

  • BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA)

    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

    The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Programme is designed to produce highly trained graduates in the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Management. The Programme is also intended to provide students with professional foundation tailored to policy formulation and practice in Business Administration

     

    OBJECTIVES

    The objectives of this programme include preparing students:

    1. To have a critical understanding of the economic, financial and business theories ;
    2. To acquire appropriate business skills to enable them become competitive practitioners and entrepreneurs;
    3. For career in public service , the private sector and non-governmental organizations; and
    4. To undertake research and postgraduate studies in Business Administration.

     

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    1. KCSE aggregate of C+, with a C and above in Mathematics or any other qualification approved by the Maseno University senate
    2. KCSE aggregate of C and a relevant Diploma
    3. KCSE aggregate of C- and a Certificate and relevant Diploma
    4. A-level: 2 principles and one subsidiary OR one principle with 2 subsidiaries and a Diploma
  • BACHELOR OF BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BBIT)

    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

    The Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) Programme is geared towards equipping graduates with sufficient knowledge in business management skills and skills in Information Technology. It combines the key aspects of Information Technology (covering areas such as software development, communications and networking, security, systems analysis, databases, etc.) with the key facets of business such as accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, human resource and operations management. This combination of skills and knowledge prepares graduates to be immediately productive in the modern IT based business environment. The programme lays a strong foundation for the candidates progressing to graduate studies in the field.

    OBJECTIVES

    The Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) programme aims to achieve the following objectives:

    1. To provide graduates with business knowledge and IT skills in equal measure to enable them remain competitive and relevant in the profession upon graduation
    2. To grow graduates into leadership positions or
    3. Pursue research or graduate studies in the field
    4. To prepare the candidates for progression to higher levels of study in the area of Business Information Technology.

    DURATION:

    The duration of the programme shall normally be EIGHT semesters. One semester is equivalent to fifteen continuous weeks

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    To be eligible for the admission into the Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT), a candidate must meet the minimum Maseno University academic qualification requirements as given below;

    1. An aggregate grade of C+ in K.C.S.E. and a minimum grade of C in Mathematics OR
    2. TWO Principal passes in “A” Level/Kenya Advanced Certificates of Education (KACE) OR CUE/ NEC recognized Diploma holders in related areas are eligible to join first year with exemptions.
    3. Any other equivalent qualifications approved by the school of Business and Economics and the university senate.

DIPLOMA COURSES

  • DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (DIT)

    INTRODUCTION

    This programme is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge in the broad and fast changing field of Information Technology. The graduates from the Diploma programme will engage in self-employment or find employment in a wide range of sectors of the economy, including manufacturing, service industry, training institutions, NGOs, and public sector. The graduates from the programme will practice the skill as Applications software developers, network administrators, systems administrators, ICT officers, support technicians among others.

    OBJECTIVES

    The objectives of the programme are to:

    1. Impart hands-on skills on programming, networking, databases, web systems and Human Computer Interaction.
    2. Impart knowledge on how to analyse problems, and provide solutions to IT-based problems.
    3. Train learners to effectively communicate information, ideas, problems and IT based solutions.
    4. Create awareness of professionalism, ethics, legal, social and security responsibilities as well as best practices and standards in the field of IT.
    5. Prepare learners for Bachelors level training in IT or related field.

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    To be admitted into Diploma in ICT Management, a candidate must satisfy the minimum admission requirements as follows:

    • Mean grade of C in KCSE with C- in Math
    • A certificate in the relevant field

    DURATION

    The duration of the programme shall normally be Two Academic Years.

  • DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DBA)

    INTRODUCTION

    The Diploma in Business Administration program is designed to educate students and help them understand the theoretical and practical framework & the perspective of business management. Students would be exposed to a range of management skills that is useful to succeed in the current business environment.

    OBJECTIVES

    This course aims at preparing students to:

    1. Apply creative problem-solving skills to address business problems and opportunities
    2. Understand business management issues, select and apply relevant methodologies and devise appropriate plans
    3. Communicate business-related information persuasively and accurately in oral, written, and graphic formats.
    4. Develop strategies for personal and professional development to manage job stress, enhance work performance, and maximize career opportunities

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    To be admitted into Diploma in Business Administration, a candidate must satisfy the minimum admission requirements as follows:

    • Mean grade of C in KCSE with C- in Math
    • A certificate in the relevant field

    DURATION

    The duration of the programme shall normally be Two Academic Years

CERTIFICATE COURSES

  • CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (CBA)

     INTRODUCTION

    The program introduces fundamental concepts and practices of business to develop a broad, practical understanding of its context, purpose and underlying functional areas. The course provides students with an appreciation of the theoretical issues currently involved in the study of business and a range of practical skills which will enhance their value to potential employers. The course approach allows students to later follow specialized study to develop their understanding in various Management fields.

    OBJECTIVES

    The Certificate programme graduates shall be able to apply the gained practical and theoretical skills to:

    1. Apply the principles of Management in their work environment.
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical framework of various aspects of the above respective disciplines.
    3. Utilize communication principles in various fields of Management data entry, multimedia and graphics, etc.

     

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    The university admission requirements shall apply.

    The applicant must have:-

    • KCSE Mean Grade D+ (plus) with D+ in English and D in Mathematics or Business Studies.

     

    DURATION

    The duration of the programme shall normally be Two Academic semesters.

  • CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (CIT)

     

    INTRODUCTION

    The Maseno University Certificate in Information Technology programme is designed to equip students with practical knowledge and skills in the broad and fast changing field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

    The certificate holders of this programme may be either self-employed or find employment as ICT support staff in areas such as data entry, cyber bureau, Call Centers, Business Process Outsourcing and other ICT support services. The programme also prepares students for further education.

    OBJECTIVES

    The Certificate programme graduates shall be able to apply the gained practical and theoretical skills to:

    Provide ICT support services.

    Install, configure and operate various types of operating systems software.

    Install, configure and operate various types of client application software.

    Identify and exploit various ICT-based small business opportunities for self-employment, particularly in areas such as data entry, multimedia and graphics, etc.

    Communicate information, ideas, problems and ICT-based solutions effectively.

    Demonstrate professionalism, ethics, legal, security and social responsibilities as well as best practices and standards and their application in ICT field

    DURATION

    The duration of the programme shall normally be Two Academic semesters

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

    To be admitted into Certificate in ICT, a candidate must satisfy the minimum admission requirements as follows:

    1. KCSE candidates with a mean grade of D+ and D or above in Mathematics and English.
    2. KCSE mean grade D with Proficiency Certificate in Computer Application Packages of Maseno University Information Technology centre and may be granted credit transfers in the relevant courses as approved by the School of Computing Informatics.
    3. KCSE mean grade D with CISCO IT Essentials.
    4. Other qualifications recognized and accepted by Maseno University Senate.

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