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KCA University is a Private University located in Ruaraka Consituency and is accredited by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) to offer Diploma and Certificate programs.

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About KCA University


KCA University, is a leading provider of Business and Information Technology training in Kenya and the Africa region, is an institution founded on high ethical and moral values that enable one not only to succeed in academic life but also ensure that one becomes a role model in a global society.
Our aim is to remain at the forefront of centres of learning, teaching and research.
It is not just longevity and global reach that mark the University out and give us our special character, we have also embraced a culture of close academic supervision and careful personal support for our outstanding students in terms of scholarships, bursaries and merit awards.
The leadership of the university has moved together in the same direction and overcome many obstacles to take advantage of many opportunities. Together we will make great things happen for the university.

Our university system makes your studies a truly unique experience: in a small, intimate and multi-disciplinary setting, we will provide you with the chance to establish a new circle of friends quickly, to access a range of varied social and sporting activities and to participate in a lively intellectual community of which the Fellows form an important part.

KCA University, a leading provider of Business and Information Technology training in Kenya and the Africa region, is an institution founded on high ethical and moral values that enable one not only to succeed in academic life but also ensure that one becomes a role model in a global society. Our aim is to remain at the forefront of centres of learning, teaching and research.  
It is not just longevity and global reach that mark the University out and give us our special character, we have also embraced a culture of close academic supervision and careful personal support for our outstanding students in terms of scholarships, bursaries and merit awards.
The leadership of the university has moved together in the same direction and overcome many obstacles to take advantage of many opportunities. Together we will make great things happen for the university.  

Our university system makes your studies a truly unique experience: in a small, intimate and multi-disciplinary setting, we will provide you with the chance to establish a new circle of friends quickly, to access a range of varied social and sporting activities and to participate in a lively intellectual community of which the Fellows form an important part.
 

Why study at KCA University


Our student-centered faculty and staff will inspire academically qualified students from diverse backgrounds and all ages to benefit from rigorous higher education and professional development opportunities in the context of dynamic global environment.
Deeply rooted in practical scholarship and principles of social justice expressed as ethical awareness, leadership development, economic progress and civic engagement, KCA University will encourage community partnerships and prepare its diverse graduates for responsible citizenship in a global society.
Inspired by the desire to serve society through education, KCA University declares its purpose to be the education of the whole person. The University is thus dedicated to:

  • Prepare students to assume leadership roles in society through an education that stresses ethic intellectual, spiritual and aesthetic values.
  • Provide uncompromising standard of academic excellence and an unwavering commitment to academic freedom and freedom of expression in the search for truth;
  • Provide rigorous and imaginative scholarship; excellent teaching in and out of the classroom; and educational programs designed to provide breadth and depth.
  • Encourage the integration of different forms of knowledge, and to stimulate not only the acquisition but also the creative and humane use of knowledge;
  • Provide opportunities for the open exchange of ideas and experiences among people of diverse background in national origin, gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion and economic class

Programs offered at KCA University


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Certificate ABE

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Bachelor of Arts in Counselling Psychology

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Bachelor of Arts Criminology and Security Studies

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Criminology and Security Studies is a branch of sociology (which traditionally examines human behavior, interaction, and organization) that also ties in research and concepts from other areas of...

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Bachelor of Commerce

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The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree program is a general business course that offers students a wide range of managerial skills that prepares them for careers in business...

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (B.Sc IT) degree program provides theoretical understanding and technical expertise in developing and managing an organization?s technical resources. The program is...

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Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Development

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The Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Development prepares students to become qualified instructors who are able to teach and lead children from infancy to the third grade....

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Bachelor of Science in Biology

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Bachelor of Education Arts

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The Bachelor of Education Arts degree program is designed to produce graduate teachers who are well equipped with the requisite competencies and values of teaching specific subject areas...

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Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

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Business Management

Certificate KNEC

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Certificate ABE

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ACCA

Professional Course Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

ACCA –The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is the globally recognized body for accountants. Persons holding the ACCA professional qualification work or practice as Accountants, Auditors and Finance...

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KCA University - Historical journey


The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) set up Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) in May 1989.
The dream of becoming a university was discussed and agreed in a strategic plan retreat in 1997.
Collaboration agreement with JKUAT and later UNISA Universities in offering their degree programmes were signed in the year 2000. Diversified to academic programmes.
Applied to the Commission for Higher Education to offer our own degree programmes. First inspection held in the year 2000.
In the year 2002, established satellite colleges in Kisumu and Githunguri as part of the broad strategy of bringing business education to the rural areas. Enrollment increased to over 10,000 students yearly. KCA University was established as a private university vide a gazette notice No. 6895 and shall be the successor to the institution hitherto known as the Kenya College of Accountancy.

The University  offers certificates, diplomas and degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with effect from 26th July 2007.

The University is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal. Before the award of a Charter, the legal framework governing the University is the Universities Act (Cap 210B), Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Act (Cap 164), and Trustees Act (Cap 167) and the Trust Deed.

KCA University was awarded a charter 3rd March, 2013 by H.E. Mwai Kibaki 3rd President of the Republic of Kenya, at KICC alongside  12 other public universities and 2 private universities respectively. Currently our enrollment stand at over 15,000 students annually
 

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