Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in Counselling Psychology in Kenya

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts in Counselling Psychology(Counselling Psychology)
  • Major Subject: Counselling Psychology
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts in Counselling Psychology

  • KCA University KCA University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

    -Computer Literacy and Use in Education
    -Historical and Conceptual Foundations of Psychology
    -Counseling Skills
    -Developmental Psychology
    -Introduction to Sociology
    -Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
    -Behaviour Modification
    -Family Counseling and Therapy
    -Cross Cultural Psychology
    -Career Counseling
    -Introduction to Philosophy
    -Organizational Psychology

    Tuition fees:
    1. Trimester 1- KSh. 53,830
    2. Trimester 2- KSh. 51,830
    3. Trimester 3- KSh. 51,830
    4. Trimester 4- KSh. 51,830
    5. Trimester 5- KSh. 51,830
    6. Trimester 6- KSh. 51,830
    7. Trimester 7- KSh. 51,830
    8. Trimester 8- KSh. 51,830
    9. Trimester 9- KSh. 61,830

    Modes of Study:
    -Part Time
    -Distance Learning

    Intake Periods:
  • Mama Ngina University College Mama Ngina University College, Gatundu  
    Minimum Entry Requirements
    Candidates will be required to have any of the following qualifications:
    Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (Plain) in English and Mathematics.
    OR a mean grade of C (Plain) with a Diploma (Passed with Credit) in any field of study from a recognized institution of higher learning with (2) years working experience in a relevant field e.g
    OR a C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Economics and a C+ (Plus) in Mathematics at KCSE. Counselling, Psychology, Public Health Nursing, Computer Science, Religion, Theology, Social Work, HIV/AIDs, Laboratory Technology.

    Fee Structure (per academic year)
    East Africans: Ksh 100,000
    Non-East Africans: Ksh 130,000
    Statutory: Ksh 18,000
  • Kenyatta University  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) Mean grade C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in English and Mathematics. OR

    (ii) Mean grade of C (plain) with a diploma (passed with credit) in any field of study from a recognized institution of higher learning with evidence of experience of at least two years of practice in a relevant field (for example Counselling, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Social Work, Nursing, Computer Science, Public Health, HIV/AIDS, Lab. Technology). OR

    (iii) Mean grade of C- (minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Africa International University Africa International University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 4 years

    Course Overview:
    -Foundations of Christian Life &Mission Human Behaviour/Intro to Psychology
    -College Algebra
    -Personal &Spiritual Development
    -Development Psychology
    -Theories of Counseling
    -Chemical Dependency
    -Human Sexuality
    -Ethical &Legal Considerations in Counseling
    -Health Psychology
    -Disaster &Disaster Management
    -Child abuse &Counseling
    -Witchcraft Accusations and Counseling
  • Baraton College Baraton College, Baraton  
    Minimum Requirements:
    Mean grade of C+ (plus) in the KCSE, or equivalent and a minimum grade of C+ in any three of the following subjects at KCSE: Biology/ Biological sciences/ Chemistry/Physical Sciences/ Physics/Mathematics. A minimum of C+ (plus) in English/Kiswahili OR a diploma in Counselling Psychology or a related field from a recognized institution.

    Duration: 8 semesters
  • Scott Christian University Scott Christian University, Machakos  
    Career opportunities

    -Clinical psychologist
    -Counselling psychologist
    -Educational psychologist
    -Forensic psychologist
    -Further education teacher
    -Health psychologist
    -High intensity therapist
    -Occupational psychologist
    -Psychological well being practitioner
    -Sport and exercise psychologist
    -Teaching Assistant among many
  • 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
  • Pan Africa Christian University Pan Africa Christian University, Nairobi  
    Entry Requirements:

    Minimum of KCSE Grade C+ (plus) or its equivalent or C plain with Pre-University Certificate or Relevant Diploma from a recognized institution or mature age entry.


    January, May and September
  • Machakos University Machakos University, Machakos  
    Course Entry Requirements:
    -C+ for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)
    -KNEC Diploma or its equivalent

    Course Duration: 4 years
  • St. Paul's University St. Paul's University, Limuru  
    Admission Requirements:

    -KCSE grade C+ with C- in English or its equivalents, Or
    -A level with two principal passes or its equivalents, Or
    -Diploma holders in related areas such as with at least a Credit Pass.
  • 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.
  • Tangaza University College Tangaza University College, Nairobi  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum Entry Requirements
    – A C+ and above in the (K.C.S.E) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations OR its equivalent
  • University of Eastern Africa, Baraton University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Eldoret  
    Duration: Four(4) Years
  • Kenya Methodist University Kenya Methodist University, Meru  
  • KAG East University KAG East University, Nairobi  
  • Moi University Moi University, Eldoret  
  • International Leadership University Kenya International Leadership University Kenya, Nairobi  
  • Kenya Highlands University Kenya Highlands University, Kericho  

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