Jomo Kenyatta University Of Agriculture And Technology Certificate Courses, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology is situated in Juja, 36 kilometres North East of Nairobi, along Nairobi-Thika Highway.
It was started in 1981 as a Middle Level College (Jomo Kenyatta College of Agriculture and Technology (JKCAT)) by the Government of Kenya with the generous assistance from the Japanese Government. Plans for the establishment of JKCAT started in 1977. In early 1978, the founding father of the nation, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta donated two hundred hectares of farmland for the establishment of the college.
The first group of students were admitted on 4th May 1981. H.E. Daniel Arap Moi formally opened JKCAT on 17th March 1982. The first graduation ceremony was held in April 1984 with Diploma Certificates presented to graduates in Agricultural Engineering, Food Technology and Horticulture.
On 1st September 1988, H.E. Daniel Arap Moi, declared JKCAT a constituent College of Kenyatta University through a legal Notice, under the Kenyatta University Act (CAP 210C). The name of JKCAT officially changed to Jomo Kenyatta University College of Agriculture and Technology (JKUCAT). It was finally established as a University through the JKUAT Act, 1994 and inaugurated on 7th December 1994.
The following courses are currently on offer at JKUAT Mombasa Campus both in part-time and full time modes:
- Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies management
- Diploma in Information Technology
- Diploma in Business Administration
- Diploma in Business Information Technology
Eligibility for diploma programmes
For DIT KCSE Grade C with at least C- in Mathematics and English OR KCE Div II OR Credit pass in any relevant certificate,The rest KCSE Grade C- with a C-in Mathematics and English OR KCE Div III with atleast Credit in Mathematics and English.
Diploma programmes run for a period of 18 months.
- Certificate in Information Technology
- Certificate in Business Administration
- Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies management
Eligibility for Certificate programmes
KCSE Mean Grade C- for CIT ,D+ in KCSE for CBA
Certificate programs run for 4 months both full time and part time.
The campus admits students thrice per year in January, May and September. The campus runs a trimester systems, which reduces the total calendar time spent by students in the university by up to one-third.
How to apply for Diploma courses
Fill the forms found on the main website and attach the following things: 1 passport size photo, 1 copy of KCSE certificate, 1 copy of any other academic certificate, 1 copy of Identification card. An application fee is 1, 500 payable to KCB Account number: 1107586933, Account name: JKUAT Msa Campus, Branch: Treasury Square.
How to apply for Certificate courses.
Fill the forms found on the main website attach the following things: 1 passport size photo, 1 copy of KCSE certificate, 1 copy of Identification card. Application fee is 500 payable to KCB Account number: 1107586933, Account name: JKUAT Msa Campus, Branch: Treasury Square.
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