MKU Distance Learning

mkuLocated in Thika, central Kenya, Mount Kenya University (MKU) is one of Kenya’s fastest growing private universities.

The university has commissioned a virtual campus aimed to offer online education to students in Kenya and beyond.

Through the MKU’s online learning portal, students pursuing distance and e-Learning programmes are able to interact with their lecturers, submit assignments, generate online discussions and check their academic progressions online.

The e-portal for distance learning in Mount Kenya University has created a major virtual learning environment which is not affected by time or physical distance between the students and lecturers as long as they have access to the Internet.

The following programs are offered through distance learning in MKU:


  • Information Technology
  • Environmental Health
  • Special Needs Education
  • Public Relations & Diplomacy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Management
  • Early Childhood Development and Education


  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Education


  • Education(Sciences)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Travel & Tourism Management
  • Information Technology
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Business Management
  • Education in Special Needs studies
  • Counselling and Psychology
  • Environmental Health
  • Information Science and Commerce


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Arts in Public Management
  • Master of Arts in Governance and Ethics
  • Master of Education in Education Planning
  • Administration and Management.

NOTE: Mount Kenya University’s courses and programs are accredited by the Commission of Higher Education (CHE).