Online Degree Courses in Kenya—ODeL

Online Degree Courses in Kenya—ODeL

So, are you interested in studying online degree courses in Kenya?

Gone are the days when getting a higher education required relocating or juggling work, family, and studies.

You can now embark on a transformative learning journey without geographical constraints, thanks to today’s online courses.

Also, another advantage of online learning is that it is much cheaper as compared to school-based programs.

That being so, in this article, we will look at the online degree courses in Kenya.

Let’s get started…

Online degree courses in Kenya

So, there are hundreds of online degree courses available in Kenya, and here is a list of some of them, as well as where they are offered:

Mount Kenya University (MKU) online degree courses

Known for its commitment to providing accessible and quality education, MKU also offers online courses, making education more flexible and accessible to a wider range of students.

MKU is among the first universities to offer online degrees, and it has an excellent eLearning platform.

The best part is that they are also among the most affordable in terms of fees.

Below are their online degree courses:

  • Bachelor of Business Management
  • Bachelor of Procurement
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Office Management and Administration
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Governance
  • Bachelor of social work and administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Justice and Security Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
  • Bachelor of Counseling Psychology
  • Bachelor of Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Travel and Tourism Management (BSc. TTM)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing-Upgrading-Blended Learning
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management (BSCHSM)

If you are interested in any of the above courses, please click here to apply.

MKU ODeL contacts:

Phone: 0709 153 141

Email: odel@mku.ac.ke

Website:  https://www.odel.mku.ac.ke/programmes/

KCA online degree courses

KCA also has a very vibrant e-learning department and have a couple of excellent degree programs.

Given that it is also one of Kenya’s top private universities, it is an excellent choice for distance learning.

While it is not as cheap as MKU, they provide a quality education and ensure that you complete your course on time; there are no cases of missing marks.

The following are the online degree courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics
  • Bachelor of Business Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Education Arts

Click here for more information about the courses.

Kenyatta University (KU Digital School) online degree courses

KU’s popular digital school of virtual and open learning offers a plethora of degree-level courses designed to provide students with the same skills as their school-based counterparts.

Furthermore, learning is blended; you will learn through a combination of online digital instructions and live tutorials at the school’s regional learning centers.

Among the courses offered are:

  • Bachelor of Science (Records Management and Information Technology)
  • Bachelor of Security Management and Policing Studies
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education (ARTS)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Home Economics)
  • Bachelor of Public Policy And Administration
  • Bachelor of Science (Crop Science)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Education (Library Information)
  • Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management and Trade)

KU Digital School contacts:

Phone no.: 0719 739 438, 0719 739 445, 0716 208 832, 0736 244 464

Telephone no.: 020 870 3288

Email: dean-dsvol@ku.ac.ke

Website: https://www.ku.ac.ke/dsvol/

Other universities offering Online degree courses in Kenya

University of Nairobi

UON’s center for distance learning has been teaching online courses for several years and is among the leaders in the field.

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Project Management Planning and Management

Click here to know more about the course.

Egerton University School of Distance Learning

Just like the other universities, Egerton offers blended learning so learners access most materials from the portal while attending face-to-face sessions once in a while.

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science Community Development
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Click here to apply.

Africa Nazarene University

Everything is uploaded on the eNaz Virtual learning system, a web-based LMS (learning management system) to help you access course content.

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts Criminal Justice and Security Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Science in International Business Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Business and Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Mass Communication
  • Bachelor of Theology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry
  • Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Art in Community Development

JKUAT School of distance learning

Another great place to get quality online education is Jomo Kenya University of Agriculture and Technology.

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Science Procurement & Contract Management
  • Bachelor of Business Information Technology [BBIT]
  • Bachelor of Commerce [BCOM]
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Human Resource Management

Here is more information about the courses, including the fees structure.

Kabarak University

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chaplaincy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theology
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Music Theory and Composition

Click here to learn more.

Maseno University eCampus

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA, with IT)
  • Bachelor of Eco-Tourism, Hotel and Institution Management (with IT)
  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematics Science, with IT)
  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Business, with IT)
  • Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science, with IT)
  • Bachelor of Science (Applied Statistics, with IT)

Visit their website at https://ecampus.maseno.ac.ke/ to learn more.

Cooperative University of Kenya Institute of Open, Distance and Elearning

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Cooperative Business
  • Bachelor of Cooperative and Community Development

Contacts:

Phone no.: 0724 311 606, 020 243 0127, or 020 267 9456

Email address: enquiries@cuk.ac.ke

Website: https://www.cuk.ac.ke/iodel/

Catholic University of East Africa online degree courses

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Science Health Professionals in Education

Find out more about the courses here.

Entry Requirements for online degree courses in Kenya

To be eligible for any of the above-mentioned degree programs, you must have scored a KCSE minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) or equivalent.

In addition, you must meet additional specific cluster subject requirements for the majority of the courses.

Final word

As I previously stated, there are numerous online degree programs in Kenya; the list is endless, and we cannot possibly exhaust them all.

In this regard, there are other universities (besides the ones mentioned) where you can also consider enrolling in online degree courses. Masinde Muliro University, Chuka University, Kisii University, Baraton University, and others are among these institutions.

So, make sure to visit each university’s website, look over the available online degree courses, and apply if you find one that interests you.

Best of luck!


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