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School of Pure and Applied Sciences

Message from the Dean

Dr. Mary Muriuki, Dean School of Pure and Applied SciencesDr. Mary Muriuki, Dean School of Pure and Applied SciencesMount Kenya University (MKU) is a chartered private university operating as a non-profit making institution of higher learning. MKU targets at providing science and technology education as a major vehicle for attaining and sustaining industrial development of Kenya which is consistent with the vision 2030 Economic Pillar. The University has various schools among them the School of Pure & Applied Sciences.

In line with the university’s vision and mission, the School of Pure & Applied Sciences aims to develop centers of excellence in the training of engineers, technicians and para-veterinarians to raise the skill competencies, and the numbers required to make Kenya a competitive industrializing nation.

Our programs offer high-level education and research training on basic and applied sciences; information technology, and engineering in cooperation with faculty staff, aiming to develop students into researchers, engineers, innovators as well as highly specialized professionals with broad vision, excellent research skills, and ability to adapt themselves to rapidly changing demands.


To be a Centre for excellence in teaching, learning and research in basic and applied sciences


To provide quality education, research and training for sustainable development


The school has four departments namely:-

  • Department of Engineering
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • Department of Physical Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics,Statistics & Acturial Sciences
  • Department of Animal Health & Production



  1. Master of Science in Applied Entomology
  2. Master of Science in Ecology
  3. Master of Science in Information Sciences
  4. Master of Science in Information Technology


  1. Bachelor of Business and Information Technology
  2. Bachelor of Business Information Communication and Technology
  3. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  4. Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production
  5. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  6. Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  7. Bachelor of Science in Energy and Environmental Technology
  8. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
  9. Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management
  10. Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information Technology
  11. Bachelor of Science in Information Science
  12. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  13. Bachelor of Science in Laboratory Sciences
  14. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Exploration and Production
  15. Bachelor of Science in Statistics


  1. Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
  2. Diploma in Animal Health and Production
  3. Diploma in Applied Biology
  4. Diploma in Business Information Technology
  5. Diploma in Computer Engineering
  6. Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  7. Diploma in Food Science and Processing Technology
  8. Diploma in Information Science
  9. Diploma in Information Technology
  10. Diploma in Medical Engineering
  11. Diploma in Science Laboratory Sciences


  1. Certificate in Animal Health and Production
  2. Certificate in Artificial Insemination
  3. Certificate in Bridging Accounting
  4. Certificate in Bridging Biology
  5. Certificate in Bridging Chemistry
  6. Certificate in Bridging Mathematics
  7. Certificate in Bridging Physics
  8. Certificate in Business Information Technology
  9. Certificate in Computer Application Packages
  10. Certificate in Computer Engineering
  11. Certificate in Criminology and Security Management
  12. Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  13. Certificate in Information Science
  14. Certificate in Information Technology
  15. Certificate in Medical Engineering
  16. Certificate in Science Lab Technology
  17. CISCO Certified Network Administrator


  1. Pre-University
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Management

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