Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in Community Development in Kenya

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts in Community Development(Community Development)
  • Major Subject: Community Development
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts in Community Development

  • Africa Nazarene University Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 4 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE and C in Maths Or
    -2 principals & a Subsidiary (A’level), Or
    -5 credits in IGCSE or equivalent Or
    -Minimum GPA of 2.3 from Diploma Or
    -Credit pass at Diploma level
    Exemptions awarded to applicants with a minimum GPA of 2.7

    Course Content:
    -Introduction to Community Development
    -African Social Structure and Development
    -Family, Culture and Community Development
    -Health Education and Community Development
    -Principles of Management
    -Capacity Building and Sustainable Development
    -Entrepreneurship and Community Development
    -Resource Mobilization and Fundraising
    -Gender and Community Development
    -Human Rights: Concepts and Issues
    -Project Development and Management
    -Community Policing and Governance
    -Monitoring and Evaluation of Community Projects
    -Strategic Planning and Community Development
    -Research Methods
    -Security and Violence Prevention in Communities
    -Principles of Social Work
    -Community Development in an Urban Setting
    -Community Empowerment
    -Community Transformation and Change Management
    -Poverty Eradication in the Community
    -Micro finance and Development
    -Informal Settlements and Community Development
    -Development Economics
    -Disaster Management and Community Development
    -Peace Building and Post Conflict Development
    -Environmental Issues in Community Development
    -Statistics for Social Scientists
    -Cross Cultural Communications
    -Human Displacement and Community Development
    -Community Mobilization in Development
    -Compassionate and Social Interventions
    -Crime Prevention and Community Development
  • St. Paul's University St. Paul's University, Limuru  
    Admission Requirements:

    -KCSE grade C+ with C- in English or its equivalents with a minimum of a C+ in any three of the following subjects; English, Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Economics or Agriculture, Or
    -KACE with at least 2 principles and 2 subsidiaries, Or
    -A Diploma in a related area with at least a Credit Pass.

    The minimum course duration will be three (3) years for those with a diploma in Community Development from St. Paul's University or other recognized Universities and Colleges, and four (4) years for those who join directly from high school level.
  • Pan Africa Christian University Pan Africa Christian University, Nairobi  
    Admission Requirements:

    -Be holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) with a minimum grade of C+ or an equivalent certificate with a minimum cumulative of C+ and a minimum of C in English


    -Be a holder of a KACE certificate with a minimum of one principal pass and two subsidiaries and a minimum of a credit pass in English in EACE


    -Be a holder of a diploma or Higher Diploma certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the Ministry of Education and approved by CUE.
  • Maasai Mara University Maasai Mara University, Narok  
    Duration: 4 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Holders of KCSE certificate, grade C+ or its equivalent
    -Holders KACE certificates with a minimum of two principal or its equivalent.
    -Holders of a 2 year relevant diploma from an accredited institution which is recognized by the Maasai Mara University senate and CUE or its equivalent
    -Holders of an advanced relevant diploma from an accredited institution recognized by the University senate and CUE or its equivalent.

  • Gretsa University Gretsa University, Thika  
    Duration: 8 semesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+.
    -Be a holder of a KACE or EAACE certificate with two principal passes, or
    -Be a holder of a diploma or professional certificates from institutions recognized by the Ministry of Education and/ or Commission for University Education.

    Tuition fees: Ksh. 50,000
  • Scott Christian University Scott Christian University, Machakos  
    Career opportunities:

    -Community development worker
    -Community education officer
    -Family support worker
    -Non governmental /Non profits organisation
    -Community based organisations
    -Faith based organisations
    -Social worker
    -Teaching Assistant among many
  • Garissa University Garissa University, Garissa  
    Minimum mean of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above or its equivalence 2 principal pass and one subsidiary pass at ‘A’ level or Diploma in related discipline from recognized institution

    Mode of Study:Weekend Part time/Regular (Mon-Fri).

    Duration:4 years
  • Daystar University  Daystar University , Athi River  
    Course requirements

    (i) C+ (plus) and above in KCSE or, 5 Credits in IGCSE;

    (ii) Or 2 Principal passes in 'A' level or Division 2 in GCE

    (iii) Or 50% from other countries using percentages;

    (iv) Or CPA (K) entry to commerce degree.
  • Kisii University Kisii University, Kisii.  
    Course entry requirements:
    Mean Grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE with a minimum grade of C (Plain) in English/Kiswahili or Diploma in the related field from a recognized Institution.

    Course duration: 4 years

    Mode of study:
    -Part time
    -Full time
  • Lukenya University Lukenya University, Athi River  
    Course Entry Requirements:
    -KCSE certificate with a minimum grade C+ (plus)
    -An equivalent or a diploma in Community Development from a recognized institution with at least a credit pass.

    Mode of study:
    -Full time
    -School based
  • Karatina University Karatina University, Karatina  
    Admission Requirements:

    Minimum mean grade of at least C+ (Plus) at KCSE OR 2 principal passes and one subsidiary pass at “A” Level OR Diploma in a related field from a recognized institution.
  • Mount Kenya University Mount Kenya University, Thika  
  • Moi University Moi University, Eldoret  
  • Alupe University College Alupe University College, Busia  

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