Kenya Methodist University

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One of our country’s new gems in the education sector, Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) was awarded its Charter on June 28th 2006 by His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki.

The coming of KEMU in Meru was a long process in educational planning and development. The Kenya Methodist University came as a logical step toward educational excellence as the focus of the Church in pursuance of its holistic Gospel. However, the University was not established as an isolated project.


To be a world class Christian University raising a generation of professionals and transformational leaders.


To contribute to the transformation of our society by providing high quality education that promotes excellence in scholarship, research and selfless service.

Objectives of the University

The University’s mission is achieved through the following broad objectives:

  • To provide quality training through provision of scholarship, advancement of knowledge through research and development of specialized activities in the University;
  • To produce effective graduates with the appropriate practical and specialized skills, attitudes and values required for personal growth and advancement of responsible citizens in the global environment;
  • To participate in community service through provision of continuing education, conduction of research, participation in external services, provision of specialist consultative or referral services, facilitation of community empowerment, promotion of fairness and natural justice, and maintenance of good neighborliness with the community.


Programs offered

Postgraduate Programmes

School of Business and Economics

Doctorate Programme

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration and Management

Masters Programme

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science in Finance and Investment

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Masters Programme

Master of Science in Health Systems Management

Master of Science in Nursing Education

Faculty of Education and Social Sciences

Masters Programme

Master of Arts in Religious Studies

Master of Arts in Mission Studies

Master of Education in Leadership and Education Management

Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling

Faculty of Science and Technology

Masters Programme

Master of Science in Agriculture and Rural Development

Undergraduate Programmes

School of Business and Economics

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Bachelor of Science in Microfinance (BscM)


School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBCHB)

Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management (BSc. HSM)

Bachelor of Science in Community Health (BScCH)
Bachelor of Science in Health Nutrition and Dietetics (BScHND)

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences (BScMLS)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)


Faculty of Computing and Informatics

Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT)

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (BCIS)

Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS)


Faculty of Education and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Counseling (BAC)

Bachelor of Education and Counseling (BEC)

Bachelor of Education – Primary Option (BEd)

Bachelor of Theology (BT)

Bachelor in Hospitality and Tourism Management


Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BScAg)

Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology (BScAB)

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (BScB)



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Diploma in Business Administration
Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT)
Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Surgery and Community Health (DMSCH)
Diploma in Medical Education (DIME)
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
Diploma in Education & Counseling
Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism
Diploma in Theology
Diploma in Church Music
Diploma in Animal Health
Diploma in Horticulture
Diploma in Computer Information Systems
Diploma in Information Science
Diploma in Peace and Conflict

Certificate Programmes

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Certifi­cate in Theology
Certifi­cate in Guidance and Counseling
Certifi­cate in Hospitality Management
Certi­cate in Computer Applications
Certificate in Methodism and Ministerial Formation

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 Admission and Applications


Application Forms:

Application forms are available from the Academic Registry or admissions office at any campus.

You can alternatively download forms here:

Undergraduate, diploma, certificate and pre-university application form (PDF)

Postgraduate application form (PDF)

Non-refundable Application Fees:

Undergraduate –  Ksh 1000

Masters –  Ksh 2000

PhD –  Ksh 5000 for East Africans, US $20 for other

Click here to find out How to pay fees