Masinde Muliro University, abbreviated as MMUST became a fully accredited public university in 2007. Before being elevated to full university status, it was a constituent college of Moi University. The school was established in January 1972, known as Western College or WECO, a college of Arts and Applied Sciences awarding certificates and diplomas in technical courses.
In 2002 it became a constituent college of Moi University and changed its name to Western University College of Science and Technology.The university is open to the community to use its resources e.g. the library and other facilities.
Students pursuing respective careers can expect to achieve either a certificate, diploma or degree up to the highest level, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Statistics, or Pure Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Disaster Preparedness and Engineering Management, Disaster Management and Sustainable Development, Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance and Conflict Resolution Management.
The School of Open Learning and Continuing Education (SOLACE) offers short and tailor-made courses for duration of 3-4 weeks in Customer Care, Effective Business Management, Curriculum Analysis and Interpretation, Computer Studies, Community Mobilization and Educational Programmes, Programme Evaluation, Setting and Processing Examinations and Curriculum Leadership, Fund-raising.
To be a distinguished Centre of excellence in teaching, research and extension services in Computing and Information Communication Technologies in the region.
This vision shall be achieved through:
This is the primary activity of the DCS, upon which success and quality of all other activities will hinge. We aim to institute a dynamic programme of aggressive research in our core areas of competence: information systems, software engineering, distributed systems and artificial intelligence, in line with national and regional priorities.
- Teaching and Learning
To produce high quality, well-rounded, markatable graduates who are productive, innovative, work effectively with academic and industrial partners and capable of lifelong learning.
- Research and Development and Extension Services
DCS aims to inculcate sound research, relevant teaching, and problem solving experience gained through consultancy opportunities, and to develop training programmes, policies, methodologies and information technology software and hardware products for the local, regional and international
To engage productively with the public and private sector to solve problems of national or organisational economic importance in order to foster progress in our environment.
To disseminate knowledge, conduct research and extension on the latest Computing and Information Communication Technologies
– Dynamism and Hard work
– Gender equity
– Positive ethnicity
– Zero-tolerance on corruption