Vice Chancellors Message


Vice Chancellors Message

MMUST Our University our Pride
Welcome to Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, the University of Choice. MMUST is the 7th university among the public universities in Kenya. Upon arrival, one realizes that it is an institution focused on providing quality academic programmes to students from all corners of the country and beyond. Our vision in MMUST is to be the Premier University in Science and Technology and our mission is to provide excellent university education, and research through integrating science, technology and innovation into quality programmes to suit the needs of a dynamic world. MMUST is within the vicinity of Kakamega Forest, the only surviving equatorial forest in in East and Central Africa. Our serene, tranquil atmosphere is ideal for anyone who hopes to study and undertake academic research.

We currently have 13 schools whose aim is to mould students into best graduates. These are: School of Science (SOS), School of Engineering and Built Environment (SEBE), School of Education (SOE), School of Arts and Social Sciences(SASS) School of Agriculture, Veterinary & Technology (SAVET), School of Public Health Biomedical Sciences & Technology (SPHBS&T) School of Nursing Midwifery and Paramedical Science (SONMAPS), School of Business and Economics (SOBE), School of Computing and Informatics (SCI), School of Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance (SDMHA), School of Graduate Studies (SGS), School of Open Distance & eLearning (ODeL) and School of Open Learning and Continuing Education (SOLACE). The degrees offered are Bachelors, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Postgraduate Diplomas, Diplomas, Certificate and short courses.

In response to the current trends globally, at MMUST, we offer market driven courses tailored to meet the development needs of the country and the world. Among our wide array of unique academic programmes include: Optometry, Engineering, Ethics and Corruption Studies, Disaster Management and Conflict Resolution, and Cosmetology and Sport Science, just to mention a few. Our university maintains linkages and collaborations with other partners both locally and internationally. This is largely to the fact that as a University we are alive to the fact that we cannot exist in isolation but collaborate with likeminded partners so as to expand our opportunities.

MMUST promotes its students extra- curricular activities. We have participated and excelled in games that range from Soccer, Netball, Basket ball, Hockey Hand ball and Volley ball. Our girls have been named the, “queens of netball”. We also have academic and social clubs that help in moulding the student into a holistic student. Our Music and Drama teams are a household name in the Country and beyond the borders due to their enviable performance.

In MMUST we value research and are constantly working with the community to ensure that our research is integrated within the society. Among the research activities that have won us accolades include: the edible mushroom with proven medicinal properties, honey varieties from the Stingless Bee species, Spirulina, an algae that has medicinal value and many other research activities that we engage in to provide solutions to societal problems.

Many thanks for taking time to visit our website and I hope you can take a further step to visit us in person. It is my earnest hope that our website has provided some answers to the questions needed to know about MMUST and our academic programmes.

Thank you for your time and once more, Karibu Tena.

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