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ICT Support

From Chairman of Department's Desk

The Department of Computer Science aims to enhance the state of research and practice in three
major fields, namely, database, intelligent computing and information security. It is a fast
growing department with an inspiring undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes
and an outstanding research record.
The department is committed in spearheading world class higher education in computing
technology and in producing skilled and able graduates to fulfill the dynamic needs of Kenya.
The department has an experience, friendly and vibrant community of academic staff ready to
guide students in their path towards excellence.


The Department was established to:
1. produce graduates who are highly knowledgeable in the theoretical as well as practical

aspects of computer systems, especially problem-solving, data management and

2. computer security to fulfil the needs of the country,

3. produce computer professionals who are refined and highly ethical, and 

4. provide graduates with the knowledge and skills to do research and further studies.

Academic Programmes

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (PhD.CS)
  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MSc.CS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (BSc.SE)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSc.CS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology (BSc.CT)
  • Diploma in Computer Science (DCS)
  • Diploma in Computer Engineering and Technology (DET)
  • Certificate in Computer Repair and Maintenance(CRM)

Career Prospects for Graduates in this Department

Department of computing graduates have good job opportunities both in the public and private sectors, especially jobs related to the computer industry. Positions available for graduates include:

 » IT Executive
 » System Analyst
 » Web Application Developer
 » Software Developer
 » Information Systems Officer
 » Systems Engineer
 » Researcher Officer
 » Software Consultant
 » Computer Programmer
 » Knowledge Management Engineer
 » Intelligence Data Analyst
 » Computer System Security Consultant
 » Computer Crime and Incident Response Personnel
 » Database Administrator
 » Database Designer
 » Mobile Application
Graduates are also qualified to proceed to undertake postgraduate studies

School Contact Info

Office of the Dean SCIT

P.O.Box 75-10200
Murang’a, Kenya


Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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