Colleges and Universities Offering Certified Public Accountant in Kenya

  • Course Name: Certified Public Accountant(CPA)
  • Major Subject: CPA
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certified Public Accountant

  • University of Embu University of Embu, Embu  
    CPA Part 1, Section 1 & 2
    MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) or above in Mathematics and English; OR,
    KACE or equivalent with a minimum of two Principal passes and a Subsidiary, with a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics and English at KCE “O” Level or KASNEB technician or professional examination certificate.

    CPA Part 2, Section 3 & 4
    MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) or above in Mathematics and English; OR,
    KACE or equivalent with a minimum of two Principal passes and a Subsidiary, with a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics and English at KCE “O” Level or KASNEB technician or professional examination certificate.

    CPA Part 3, Section 5 & 6
    MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) or above in Mathematics and English; OR,
    KACE or equivalent with a minimum of two Principal passes and a Subsidiary, with a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics and English at KCE “O” Level or KASNEB technician or professional examination certificate.

  • Vision Institute of Professionals Vision Institute of Professionals, Nairobi  

    Entry requirements:
    -Secondary education (O level) certificate with an aggregate average of at least grade C+ (or equivalent) provided the applicant has obtained a minimum of grade C+ (or equivalent) in both English and Mathematics.
    -Advanced education (A level) certificate with at least two principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at secondary education level
    -KASNEB technician or professional examination certificate.
    -A degree from a recognised University.

    Course Content:
    -Financial Accounting
    -Commercial Law
    -Entrepreneurship and Communication
    -Economics
    -Management Accounting
    -Public Finance and Taxation
    -Company Law
    -Financial Management
    -Financial Reporting
    -Auditing and Assurance
    -Management Information Systems
    -Quantitative Analysis
    -Strategy, Governance and Ethics
    -Advanced Management Accounting
    -Advanced Financial Management
    -Advanced Taxation
    -Advanced Auditing and Assurance-Advanced
  • Oshwal College Oshwal College, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -KCSE mean grade C+ with a minimum grade C+ in both English and Mathematics.
    -Advanced education (A level) certificate with 2 principal passes and credits in Mathematics and English at secondary education level.
    -KASNEB technician or professional examination certificate.
    -A degree from a recognised university.
    -Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by KASNEB.

    Intake period: January and July

    Course content
    -Economics
    -Management Accounting
    -Public Finance and Taxation
    -Financial Accounting
    -Commercial Law
    -Entrepreneurship and Communication
    -Auditing and Assurance
    -Management Information Systems
    -Quantitative Analysis
    -Company Law
    -Financial Management
    -Financial Reporting
    -Advanced Public Finance and Taxation
    -Advanced Auditing and Assurance
    -Advanced Financial Reporting
    -Strategy, Governance and Ethics
    -Advanced Management Accounting
    -Advanced Financial Management
  • Uwezo College Uwezo College, Machakos  
    Minimum Requirements:
    KCSE mean grade of at least grade C+ (C plus) with minimum of grade C+ (C Plus) in both English and Mathematics. Such other qualifications as may be approved by the Board.

    Exam Body:
    KASNEB

    Course Content:
    PART I
    Section 1
    -CA11 Financial Accounting
    -CA12 Business Law
    -CA13 Entrepreneurship and Communication
    Section 2
    -CA21 Economics
    -CA22 Management Accounting
    -CA23 Public Finance and Taxation
    PART II
    Section 3
    -CA31 Company Law
    -CA32 Financial Management
    -CA33 Financial Reporting
    Section 4
    -CA41 Auditing and Assurance
    -CA42 Management Information Systems
    -CA43 Quantitative Analysis
    PART III
    Section 5
    -CA51 Strategy
    -Governance and Ethics
    -CA52 Advanced Management Accounting
    -CA53 Advanced Financial Management
    Section 6
    -CA61 Advanced Public Finance and Taxation
    -CA62 Advanced Auditing and Assurance
    -CA63 Advanced Financial Reporting
  • KCA University KCA University, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements:
    -An applicant should be a holder of one of the following minimum qualifications:
    (i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination with an aggregate average of at least grade C+ (C plus) or its equivalent.
    (ii) Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO Principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and (iii) English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level or equivalent qualifications.
    (iv) KASNEB technician, diploma or professional examination certificate.
    (v) A degree from a recognized university.
    (vi) International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination grade C in 6 papers with C in both English and Mathematics.
    (vii) Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by KASNEB.

    Modes of Study:
    -Full Time
    -Part Time

    Intake Periods:
    -January
    -May
    -September
  • Zetech University Zetech University, Thika  
    CPA 1

    Admission criteria:
    -An applicant must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following minimum qualifications:
    (i) KCSE aggregate average of at least grade C+ (C plus) or its equivalent.
    (ii) Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least two Principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level or equivalent qualifications.
    (iii) KASNEB technician, diploma or professional examination certificate.
    (iv) A degree from a recognised university.
    (v) International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination grade C in 6 papers with C in both English and Mathematics.
    (vi) Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by KASNEB.

    Course duration: 5 months
  • Mwangaza College Mwangaza College, Nakuru  
    Sections 1-6

    PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
    Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Certified Public Accountants are skilled and competent professional accountants, auditors, finance managers, tax consultants and practitioners
    The course is divided into six sections each taking six months to complete.
    The course is designed to provide the learners with the desired skills and knowledge to enable them take up roles in both the public and the private sector. At the end of the course, the learners will be examined by KASNEB.

    PROGRAMME DURATION & STRUCTURE
    This whole course is be offered in 3 years with each section taking 5 months

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Be a holder of K.C.S.E C+ (plus)

    EXAM BODY
    KENYA ACCOUNTANTS & SECRETARIES NATIONAL EXAMINATION BOARD (KASNEB)
  • Strathmore University Strathmore University, Nairobi  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Examination with an aggregate average of at least a grade C plus (C+) provided that you have obtained a minimum of a grade C plus (C+) in both English and Mathematics. KASNEB will evaluate any marginal cases on their own merit.
    • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at leastTWO Principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level
    • IGCSE 6 credits including English and Mathematics and GCE 3B’s
    • A Degree from a recognised university
    • Kenya Accounting Technicians Certificate or the Accounts Clerk National Certificate

  • Meru University of Science and Technology Meru University of Science and Technology, Meru  
    1. Certified Public Accountant I (CPA I) – Sections 1 & 2
    Duration: 6 months

    Tuition fees: Ksh. 14,000

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E with C+ (plus) in Mathematics and English.

    2. Certified Public Accountant II (CPA II) – Sections 3 & 4
    Duration: 6 months

    Tuition fees: Ksh. 15,000

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Pass at CPA I.

    3. Certified Public Accountant III (CPA III) – Sections 5 & 6
    Duration: 6 months

    Tuition fees: Ksh. 16,000

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Pass at CPA II.
  • Dedan Kimathi University of Technology Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Nyeri  
    (i) CPA section 1

    Course entry requirements:
    -A mean grade of C+ in KCSE or KACE with atleast two principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at KCE level or equivalent qualifications, Kasneb technician, Diploma or professional examination certificate.
    -A degree from a recognized university.
    -IGCSE examination grade C in 6 papers with C in both English and Mathematics.
    -Such other certificates or Diplomas as may be approved by Kasneb.

    (ii) CPA section II-VI

    Course entry requirements:
    -Pass in the previous section

    Course duration: 6 months per level
  • Nishkam Saint Puran Singh Institute (NSPSI) Nishkam Saint Puran Singh Institute (NSPSI), Kericho  
    Entry Requirements:
    a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Examination with an aggregate average
    of at least grade C plus (C+) including English and Mathematics.
    b) Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO Principal passes
    provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and and English
    at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCSE) level.
    c) Kenya Accounting Technicians Certificate (KATC) Examination.
    d) Kenya Administration and Management Examination (KAME).
    e) Accounts Clerk National Certificate (ACNC).
    f ) A degree from a recognized university.
  • Path Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship Path Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship, Kitengela  
    Entry Requirements:
    Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination with an aggregate average of at least grade C+ (C plus)
    Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least two principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level or equivalent qualifications.
    Kasneb technician, diploma or professional examination certificate.
    A degree from a recognized university.
    International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination grade C in six papers.
  • Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies, Nakuru  
    SECTION I & II
    Duration: 6 months
    Examination Body: KASNEB
    Termly Fees: 22,400
    Entry Requirements: C+
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online

    SECTION III & IV
    Duration: 6 months
    Examination Body: KASNEB
    Termly Fees: 28,400
    Entry Requirements: CPA I & II
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online

    SECTION V & VI
    Duration: 6 months
    Examination Body: KASNEB
    Termly Fees: 34,400
    Entry Requirements: CPA IV
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online
  •  Pioneers Training Institute, Nairobi  
    Minimum entry requirements
    KCSE aggregate C+ (Plus) with C+ (Plus) in Mathematics and English.
    Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least 2 Principal passes and credits in mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) LEVEL.
    Accounting Technicians Certificate (ATC) or the Accounts Clerk National Certificate (ACNC)
    A degree from a recognized University.
    Any other certificates or Diplomas as may be approved by the Board of KASNEB

    Duration: 3 years
  • Multimedia University of Kenya Multimedia University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    (a) CPA PART 2 Section 3 Section 4
    (b) CPA PART 3 Section 5 Section 6

    Course entry requirements:
    -KCSE with C+ (plus) Mean grade or its equivalent as determined by KNEC, with a minimum of C+ (plus) in English and Mathematics;
    OR KASNEB Technician, OR Professional Examination Certificate,
    OR a degree from an institution recognized by the University,
    OR Diploma OR such other certificates as may be approved by KASNEB

    Course duration: 5 months




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