Africa International University Courses Offered

Africa International University Courses Offered

Diploma programs

Diploma programs: All diploma programmes run for 4 semester (3 semesters course work, 1 practicum) in line with Kenya Institute of curriculum Development (KICD) curriculum. After graduating in a diploma programme, you qualify to join our undergraduate programmes of your choice. Both Day & Evening classes are offered at Karen Campus.  Entry grade: C- (minus) and C (Plain):

Diploma in Business Management

Diploma in Human Resource Management

Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies (Procurement)

Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Diploma in Investment Management

Diploma in Disaster Management

Diploma in Information Technology (IT)

Undergraduate programs

Undergraduate programs: All undergraduate programs run for 3 calendar years on trimester basis. Both Day & Evening classes are offered at Karen. Entry grade:  C+ (Plus) or diploma in relevant area with C (Plain) Or C-(Minus) entry grade:

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Accountancy and Financial Management

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSc; IT)

Masters programs

All masters programs run for 4 semester (3 semesters course work, thesis research (1semester) Day classes & Evening classes and cohort modes of study are offered:

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Center for Peace building and Conflict Transformation

The center is rooted in the teaching and example of Jesus who is “our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility” (Eph. 2:14). The center’s agenda is to transform conflict in Africa at all levels: personal, family, churches and organizations, between communities and at national levels. The center’s philosophy is the promotion of theological teaching integrating grace, truth and justice for a true “shalom.” Thus, its goal is to equip Christians in diverse arenas to intervene with skill and discernment in conflict situations and to build deep-rooted peace.

The center is an environment for research and writing concerning issues of peace-building in African contexts. This research will lead to home-grown solutions to the conflict issues that the continent is facing. In addition, the center offers mediation and arbitration services.

Center for Church Empowerment and Community Engagement

The center’s goal is threefold:

First the center partners with local churches and Christian organizations to provide a variety of non-formal and continuing education opportunities that promote “Jesus-style leadership” for believers who have a passion to shape and sharpen their talents and spiritual gifts for service in God’s kingdom.

Second, the center offers to church leaders’ cutting-edge training of current issues that the African church is facing, most of which is not offered in theological schools.

Thirdly, the center seeks to develop sustainable projects that should serve as a bridge for the university to engage the community in a holistic way

Center for Research and Publication

The center is a learning environment in which Christian scholars and practitioners across the African continent and beyond are engaging in a rigorous scholarly examination of the complex issues facing Africans in the 21st century. The center forms African thinkers and researchers who are equipped to empower the Christian movement to manifest the “shalom” of God’s kingdom in an informed way.
Given that all truth is God’s truth, the scope of Christian research and analysis must not be limited. The values and wisdom of the Christian worldview must be articulated as they inform every sphere of knowledge.

The center promotes interdisciplinary research in order to articulate the integration of social sciences and theological insights in an attempt to impact every dimension of African experience. The finest scholars from various fields of study come together to forge syntheses which are thoroughly Christian and at the same time based on rigorous research. The heart of the center is to promote a thorough scholarly investigation of the constellation of socio-political crises which confront the continent; land, human rights, poverty, tribalism, corruption, HIV-AIDS, political instability, etc. Interdisciplinary dialogue is promoted among theological and non-theological scholars, academicians and field practitioners.

Findings from research and academic colloquium are published in an academic journal that is accessible worldwide.

Center for the Study of Religions (CSR)

Today it is a conspicuous reality around the world that religions are becoming more and more a delicate and sensitive issue encompassing almost all aspects of human life. It is also observed that they often create volatile environments that hinder a peaceful maintenance of social life. In view of this present reality facing churches in Africa, the center seeks to understand people’s life in other faiths in order to make contributions towards promoting irenic relationships between religions and also to construct a more relevant way to share the Gospel of Jesus peacefully with people of other faiths.

Thus, the center’s main objectives are as follows:

It endeavors to produce high level (PhD and post-doctoral levels) of scholarship in studying world religions (especially Islam in Africa as well as African Traditional Religions(s))

To provide needed information for the body of Christ (particularly in Africa) with regard to world religions

To promote peaceful relationships with people of other religions (especially with Muslim neighbors in sub-Saharan Africa)

To develop effective ways to share the gospel of Jesus with people of other faiths.

Center for Values, Ethics, Law, Leadership, Governance, and Public Policy (CVELLGPP)

There is a critical need in Africa today for excellence in leadership and management of public affairs. The center seeks to empower and resource Christians who are called to serve in the judiciary, legislative bodies and the civil service of African countries so that they may bring change and institute national policies and systems motivated by national interest. ISAR’s passion is to see Christians in Africa live a life of integrity and upholding moral and spiritual values presented in the Bible, the only foundation on which a just and prosperous society can be built.

The center prepares leaders who will participate in the strengthening of the economic and political systems in their nations. We therefore seek to nurture African “statesmen” who will be distinguished by the compelling wisdom of their solutions for the complexities of African society.

The school offers the following programmes:

Diploma Programmes

Diploma in General and Applied Linguistics (2 years, 72 credit hours)

Diploma in Psychology and Counselling

Diploma of Education (DEd.) is designed to develop basic education teachers and early childhood care givers. Concentrations are in Early Childhood Education (ECD), Primary Option and Secondary Option.

Undergraduate Programmes

Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Counselling 

Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies Studies

Bachelor of Arts in General and Applied Linguistics (4 years, 132 credit hours)

Bachelor of Education (BEd.) is designed to develop basic education teachers and early childhood care givers. It has three options: Early Childhood Education (ECD), Primary Option and Secondary Option.

Graduate Programmes

Post-graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is designed for educators who require short-term further training that allows for sharpening skills in instruction designs and subject area methods.

Master of Arts in Psychology and Counselling

Master of Arts in General and Applied Linguistics (2 years, 54 credit hours)

Master of Arts in Translation Studies (2 years, 54 credit hours)

Master of Education (MEd.) has concentrations in Curriculum & Instruction, Church Education, Child Development & Family Studies and Educational Leadership & Administration.

Doctoral Programmes

Doctor of Philosophy in General and Applied Linguistics (four years)

Doctor of Philosophy in Translation Studies (four years): This programme is suitable those wishing to pursue a career in translation consulting or training.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) currently has concentrations in Church Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Leadership & Administration and eventually in Child Development & Family Studies.

The NEGST programmes prepare students for pastoral, teaching carriers in theological institutions, NGOs, and other Para-Church institutions in Africa and abroad.

Biblical Studies Department

Doctor of Philosophy: The Department’s doctoral programme trains researchers at the highest academic level so they can make a valuable contribution to Bible scholarship in Africa and the world. The component seminars and dissertation are designed to enable students to (a) broaden and deepen their knowledge of the field of biblical studies; (b) integrate their learning with incisive critical reflection; (c) develop their skills as interpreters of the Bible in the original languages; and (d) become competent, productive scholars who can serve the Church and academy in senior teaching vocations, in research and writing, and as consultants in their area of specialization.

Master of Divinity (Biblical Studies Emphasis): The Master of Divinity (MDiv) programme is designed to provide both academic and professional training for those called to pastor urban churches, teach in Africa’s theological institutions, or serve in a variety of church or parachurch ministries. Because ministers of the Gospel are to devote themselves to the Word and to prayer (Acts 6:4), the MDiv-BS is an excellent preparation for a lifetime of preaching and teaching. The Department urges those hoping eventually to pursue a PhD in Biblical Studies to enroll in the MDiv-BS, a three-year degree, and concentrate on the languages.

Master of Arts in Biblical Studies: The Department’s Master of Arts (MABS) is a two-year programme designed to give students a graduate-level grasp of the Bible, Theology (both Biblical Theology and Systematics), and Church History, plus tools for further research in the field (Hermeneutics, Graduate Research & Writing, etc.).

Post-Graduate Diploma in Theology (PGD)

Bachelor of Theology (BTh) programmes.

Missions Department

Masters of Arts in Missions Studies

Masters of Arts in Missions Studies: Islamic Emphasis

Masters of Divinity in Missions Studies

PhD Intercultural Studies (in Missions, World Christianity, Islamics)

Theology Department

Diploma in Theology

Bachelor of Theology

Master of Arts (Theology)

Master of Divinity (Theology)

Doctor of Philosophy (Theology)

Flexible delivery modes of our program

The Undergraduate and Masters are offered on Full-time basis at the Karen Campus and Part time – Evening classes at our City Campus

The PhD run for 2 Weeks each Semester at the Karen Campus

DMin programs are modular programs: That is it has two residencies in the academic year at the Karen Campus.