Karatina University

Karatina University is a Chartered public university in Kenya. Situated 15km North off Karatina town, the University aspires to be one of the leading institutions of higher learning in Kenya and beyond. We offer quality education that is in tandem with the needs and aspirations of the global village as captured in our Vision, Mission and Core Values.

Karatina University locality is rich in Agricultural soils and endowed with tourist attractions within the vicinity of snow-capped Mount Kenya. The serene environment makes it an ideal place for learning. This institution started in 2007 as Mount Kenya Campus of Moi University. It had succeeded a Tea Training institute. In 2010 it became Karatina University College, a Constituent College of Moi University. Finally, in 2013, Karatina University was awarded a Charter.

The University has five Academic Schools namely: Agriculture & Biotechnology; Business; Education & Social Sciences; Natural Resources & Environmental Studies; Pure & Applied Sciences.

We have Campuses in Kagochi (Main), School of Business Karatina town and School of Education Itiati.

Degree Programmes Offered at Karatina University

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension Education
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics & Resource Management
Bachelor of Science in Horticultural Science & Management

Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition

Bachelor of Business Management

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management
Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship
Bachelor of Science in Communication and Public Relations
Bachelor of Tourism Management

Bachelor of Hotels and Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Science in Project Planning and Management

Bachelor of Education (Arts)
Bachelor of Education (Science)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary Option)
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Public Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics with Computing
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Bachelor of Science with Education
Bachelor of Science (Bsc)

Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources
Bachelor of Science in Forestry
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies
Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture Technology and Management For more information please click Karatina University