This 55 credit hour curriculum integrates both the science of management and the art of leadership through its grounding in both business and the liberal arts. It is designed to enable students to acquire analytical techniques of management and develop the ability to apply these techniques to real life scenarios in a corporate, government, or non-profit environment. In addition to a solid core of management and leadership courses, students may choose the following areas of specialization.

Areas of Specialization;

  1. Church Leadership and Management
  2. Organizational Leadership and Management
  3. Educational Leadership and Management
  4. Civic Leadership.

Secondary Option

The Postgraduate Diploma (secondary option) is designed to meet the needs of professionals who are first-degree holders in fields other than education for secondary schools, but have employment that provides services to the same. They require a concentrated course in secondary school education that enables them to develop knowledge, methods of service delivery and skills directly related to their service provision. This Post Graduate Diploma is designed to meet this need. The programme intends to train teachers who are moral, ethical, creative, innovative, competent and accountable.  It also aims at providing an opportunity from self-development in relation to career and life-long learning

Early Childhood Development Education

The Post-graduate diploma (ECDE) is designed to provide an opportunity to the first degree holders in other areas other than early childhood development education, but have a passion to work with children. This programme is tailor—made to equip such people with skills and the necessary competencies for efficiency service delivery. We believe in producing professional competent Christian teachers; who are critical thinkers, creative, caring and making learning interesting

This 54 credit hour programme is designed to provide a broad range of academic courses and practical tools to prepare students for managerial careers in Finance, Marketing, and Strategic Management.  Our emphasis on leadership and ethics makes the students’ experience really unique and prepares them for leadership and business in the global marketplace.

Areas of Specialization;

  1. Strategic Management
  2. Finance
  3. Accounting
  4. Human Resource Management
  5. Project Management
  6. Entrepreneurship Management
  7. Marketing
  8. Management Information Systems

The Master of Arts in Theology is a two-year programme offered at the Machakos campus in a school-based mode of study. The MAT provides advanced training in Systematic and Historical Theology, offered from an evangelical, African perspective, in order to equip men and women for service in the Kingdom of God in Africa at a high level. It is designed for pastors or church leaders who desire advanced theological grounding as well as for those who aspire to doctoral studies in Theology.

The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies is a two-year programme offered at the Machakos campus in a school-based mode of study. The MABS provides advanced training in Biblical Studies, offered from an evangelical, African perspective, in order to equip men and women for service in the Kingdom of God in Africa at a high level. It is designed for pastors or church leaders who desire a firm foundation in Old and New Testament Studies as well as for those who aspire to doctoral studies in these disciplines.

This programme aims to develop students’ intellectual ability and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of business and general education. It enhances students’ professional and leadership development in the areas of Finance, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing and Purchase and Supplies.

Areas of specialization;

  1. Finance
  2. Accounting
  3. Entrepreneurship
  4. Human Resource Management
  5. Management Information Systems,
  6. Marketing
  7. Purchase and Supplies.

The Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) degree programme is designed to equip graduates with sufficient knowledge and skills in business management and information technology. It combines the key aspects of Information Technology with the key facets of business to equip graduates to be immediately productive in the modern business environment.

The BICT Programme is designed to prepare students for a career in the field of Information and Communication Technologies as managers of ICT functions, system engineers, network engineers, database designers and implementers, database administrators and such.

The Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme aims to produce professionals with firm academic foundation in management and operation of most sectors in the tourism and hospitality industry. Graduates will be multi-skilled with transferable managerial skills within the tourism and hospitality industry.

Areas of specialization;

  1. Tourism Management
  2. Hospitality Management

The purpose of this programme is to provide students with understanding of foundational leadership and management principles and practices. It is designed to prepare students for effective organizational and public leadership and management roles in an era of increasing complexity and dynamic operation environments.

Areas of specialization;

  1. Business Leadership
  2. Public Sector Leadership
  3. Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations

This programme is designed to prepare counseling specialists capable of guaranteeing individual, institutional and national wellness, equip learners with relevant competences for responding to emerging psychosocial needs, and promote counseling professionalism through assured competence.

This programme is designed to help enhance self-sustainability among entire populations in communities by developing leaders who are transformational and thus transform the attitudes and abilities of the communities that they lead. Students can graduate as gender specialists or international development workers.

Our Bachelor of Education Arts programme is tailor made to equip high school teachers with competence in teaching skills. A mean grade of C+ in KCSE and C+ in two teaching subjects or a diploma or certificate in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution is the requirements for admission to this programme. The programme follows the demands and standards laid down by the Teacher Service Commission (TSC), and is regulated by the Commission of University Education (CUE). In addition to the teaching and education common courses, the programme incorporates the University common courses, which include spiritual formation, progress of redemption and Christian ethics for the work place. At SCU we endeavor to produce well-disciplined and godly, professional teachers, who will not only impart knowledge, but also provide mentorship for the high school students (teenagers) in our society.

Early Childhood Education Bachelor programme is designed to equip ECDE teachers with skills, competence and attitudes needed to stimulate children in preparation for primary education. It is our core purpose to train and equip trainers because we believe that children at this stage need a firm foundation to develop their innate potential as individuals. The programme is designed to provide knowledge on how children grow, and help educators develop strategies to provide for these needs and serve effectively within communities as ECDE teachers.

The Bachelor of Theology, SCU’s most popular programme, provides quality training for pastors, Christian educators, missionaries, and church leaders. Extensive coursework in Biblical Studies and Theological Studies lay a solid foundation for courses in General Studies and Ministry Studies, where biblical and theological truths are applied and contextualized to holistic ministry in an African context. The B.Th. is offered as a four-year full-time programme, but is also available in a school-based mode of study for those who are unable to enroll full-time.

NOTE:

Both the Dip.Th. and B.Th. also entail requirements outside the classroom that contribute to the formation of the student in not only knowledge, but skills and character as well. Field Education provides students with weekly opportunities to grow in the practice of ministry in local church contexts. Learning Contracts, which are completed under the supervision of faculty mentors, enable students to focus on key areas of personal growth in Christlikeness, such as character formation, discipleship, and servant leadership. A 10-week internship provides a context for the student to apply their cumulative learning under faculty supervision.

The Diploma in Theology is a three-year full-time programme held at the Machakos campus designed for students who are seeking to be well-equipped for pastoral or church-based ministry. Extensive coursework in Biblical Studies and Theological Studies lay a solid foundation for courses in General Studies and Ministry Studies, where biblical and theological truths are applied and contextualized to holistic ministry in an African context. Students who excel at the Diploma level may upgrade to the B.Th., entering the third year of the B.Th. after graduation with a Dip.Th., thus completing a B.Th. within five years of total study.

Diploma in Christian ministry is a program SCU hosts in collaboration with World Vision and Compassion International. Students are admitted to the programme at the beginning of each 2-year cycle with the next admission being in 2016. The partnership with World Vision allows students to be educated at different outposts nearer their home, while the partnership with Compassion allows students to come to Scott to study in the school based mode program which focuses on training church leaders.

The Diploma in Leadership and Management is designed to provide leadership and management skills to mature students who are actively involved in community and/or institutional leadership. It aims at providing students with foundational understanding of leadership and management principles and practices that encourage further study and life-long growth in the area of leadership, with special attention to the students’ context of work and calling.

This programme aims at developing basic agribusiness entrepreneurs (agripreneurs) capable of starting micro-enterprises and small businesses and/or becoming practical agribusiness advisors with primary production and basic value-addition expertise.  A certificate holder should effectively be able to work as an assistant to a first-level manager, while a diploma holder can effectively serve as a first line manager with a supervisory role.

The SCU Certificate and Diploma in IT programmes are aimed at producing highly employable citizens of integrity who are well equipped with latest skills necessary to provide reliable ICT solutions to business and industry. These courses are designed as a sequence that allows a student to progress from the Certificate to Diploma level and later to transfer credits into an ICT degree programme.

Early Childhood Development diploma programme is designed to equip ECDE teachers with skills, competence and attitudes needed to stimulate children in preparation for primary education. The programme provides knowledge on how children grow, and help educators develop strategies to provide for these needs and serve effectively within communities as ECDE teachers.

The SCU Certificate and Diploma in IT programmes are aimed at producing highly employable citizens of integrity who are well equipped with latest skills necessary to provide reliable ICT solutions to business and industry. These courses are designed as a sequence that allows a student to progress from the Certificate to Diploma level and later to transfer credits into an ICT degree programme.

This programme aims at developing basic agribusiness entrepreneurs (agripreneurs) capable of starting micro-enterprises and small businesses and/or becoming practical agribusiness advisors with primary production and basic value-addition expertise. A certificate holder should effectively be able to work as an assistant to a first-level manager.

Early Childhood Development certificate programme is designed to equip ECDE teachers with skills, competence and attitudes needed to stimulate children in preparation for primary education. The programme provides knowledge on how children grow, and help educators develop strategies to provide for these needs and serve effectively within communities as ECDE teachers.

Certificate in Christian Ministry is a program SCU hosts in collaboration with World Vision and Compassion International. Students are admitted to the programme at the beginning of each 2-year cycle with the next admission being in 2016. The programme consists of fewer credit hours compared to diploma in Christian Ministry which are spread over a 2 year time span.

January 2020 Intake Ongoing

Modes of Study

  • Regular
  •  Trimester (Formerly School Based)

SHORT COURSES COMING UP IN JANUARY 2020

  1. International Computer Driving License (ICDL) – 3 months @ Ksh.16000
  1. Cisco Networking Academy courses
    1. CCNA 1- 4 @Ksh.11,500 Ksh. per stage
  1. Web Design & Development – 3 Months @Ksh.20,000
  1. Desktop Publishing Professional- 1 Month @ Ksh.10,000
  1. Apps Development – 3 Months (@ Ks.30,000

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