Department of Information Technology

From Chairman of Department's Desk

The  Department of Information Technology is an academic department that is dedicated to providing students with the computing, technical, and project management skills required to become tomorrow’s IT professionals, including Database Administrators, Information Security Specialists, System Analysts and Developers, Network Engineers/Managers and other positions. The department is committed in spearheading world-class higher education in computing technology and in producing skilled and able graduates to fulfil the dynamic needs of Kenya. The department has an experienced, friendly and vibrant community of academic staff ready to guide students in their path towards excellence.


The Department was established to:
  1. Offer courses related to Information Technology, which are needed to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of system application in the organisation,
  2. Produce skilled graduates in the technical aspects of software development including tool usage,
  3. Produce graduates who are expert in managing software development, in determining the needs of the information system of an organisation and in overcoming human problems caused by an information system,
  4. Produce graduates who are able to assist an organisation in identifying and providing information technology needs, and
  5. Become an outstanding teaching and research institution in Information Technology.

Career Prospects for Graduates in this Department

Department of Information Technology graduates has good job opportunities both in the public and private sectors, especially jobs related to the computer industry. Positions available for graduates include:

 » IT Executive
 » System Analyst
 » Web Application Developer
 » Software Developer
 » Information Systems Officer
 » Systems Engineer
 » Researcher Officer
 » Software Consultant
 » Computer Programmer
 » Knowledge Management Engineer
 » Intelligence Data Analyst
 » Computer System Security Consultant
 » Computer Crime and Incident Response Personnel
 » Database Administrator
 » Database Designer
 » Mobile Application
Graduates are also qualified to proceed to undertake postgraduate studies

School Contact Info

Office of the Dean SCIT

P.O.Box 75-10200
Murang’a, Kenya


Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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