Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology is a Kenyan- based public university located in Kakamega, Western, Kenya. The university was founded in 1972 as Western University College of Science and Technology before its name was changed to its current one in 2007. Its campuses include the Main campus in Kakamega town, Nairobi campus, Webuye campus and finally Budalangi campus. The university was once a constituent college of Moi University.
The university opened an Open and Distance learning programme where students are able to learn online without the need of being in a classroom. The programmes include;
PhD in Kiswahili
PhD in English and Linguistics
PhD in Curriculum and Instruction
PhD in Pure Math
PhD in Applied Math
PhD in Parasitology
PhD in Communication Studies
PhD in Molecular Biology
PhD in Entomology
PhD in Bioinformatics
PhD in Business Administration [by thesis only] in human resource management/ entrepreneurship/ marketing
PhD in Fish Biology and Aquaculture.
PhD in Educational Planning
PhD in Physics
PhD in Chemistry
PhD in Information Technology
PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies.
M.A. in Religion
M.A. in Comparative Literature
M.A. in Criminology
M.A. in Communication [Development communication, media production, journalism and mass communication, public relations]
M.A. in Applied Linguistics
M.A. in History
M.Ed in Economics of Education
M.Ed in Guidance and Counselling
M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction
M.Ed in English
M.Ed in Kiswahili
M.Ed in Educational Management and Policy Studies.
M.Ed in Educational Planning and Management
Master’s in Business Administration.
M.Sc. in Environmental Science
M.Sc. in Human Resource Management
M.Sc. in Natural Resource Management
M.Sc. in Emergency management and Humanitarian assistance
M.Sc. in Agricultural Information and Communication Management
M.Sc. in Disaster Management
B.Sc. in Nursing [Upgrading Programme]
B.Sc in Business Administration. Specializations include marketing, entrepreneurship, strategic management and Human Resource Management.
Diploma in Information Technology.
Certificate in Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation.