JKUAT Arusha centre

The JKUAT Arusha Centre is located at Olorien Mtoto House, a few kilometers from Arusha city centre at Olorien off Njiro Road. It is set in a serene environ conducive to learning with adequate lecture rooms and IT facilities. Altogether the seating capacity of the centre is about 640 students.

In a move to actualize the East African Community integration for the region’s populations, the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is set to start offering some select degree, diploma and certificate programmes in Arusha beginning May, 2011.

It operates under a Certificate of Provision Registration which was approved and granted by the Tanzanian Commission of Universities (TCU) in March 2011. It offers certificate, diploma and degree courses inconformity with the Junja main campus, Thika.

Through the recently approved and established Arusha Centre, the University will offer two initially approved degree courses in Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) and Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) alongside nine diploma courses and five certificate ones.

Courses offered at JKUAT Arusha centre:


• CBA- Certificate in Business Administration

• CPSM-Certificate in Purchasing & Supplies Management

• CCOM-Certificate in Communication skills in English

• CAFM-Certificate in Accounting Finance & Management

• CIT-Certificate in Information Technology


• DBA-Diploma in Business Administration

• DBIT-Diploma in Business Information Technology

• DMF-Diploma in Microfinance

• DPSM-Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management

• DHR-Diploma in Human Resource

• DCDEV-Diploma in Community Development

• DPR-Diploma in Public Relations

• DIT-Diploma in Information Technology

• DCOM-Diploma in Communication skills in English


• BBIT-Bachelor of Business Information Technology

• BCOM-Bachelor of Commerce


• Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

• Statistical Packages for Social Scientists (SPSS)

• Foundation of Web Design

• Foundation of Graphics Design

• E- Marketing

• Resource Mobilization

• Performance Appraisal

• Business English

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