Embu College is located along Kanjuru Road off Embu -Meru Highway, 200M from Embu County Assembly Offices. It opened its doors in 1995 with 60 students pursuing certificate courses for the Kenya Accounting Technicians Certificate (KATC) AND The Certified Public Accountants (CPA) first level.
The college was then located in leased premises (Njigoru Building) in Embu town. In 2002, the college moved to own premises where it is located today along Kanjuru road off the main Embu-Meru Highway, 200M from Embu County Assembly offices.
The College relocated to this new campus in the same year and from 2003, it embarked on expansion of its training programmes: Diploma programmes in Business Administration, Information Technology, Human Resouce Management ,Sales and Marketing examined by the Kenya National Examinations Council, Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) ,Association of Business Executives (ABE) programs and institute of Management Information Systems (IMIS) of UK respectively . In 2009, the College entered into a partnership with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology to be the Embu Center (Campus) of the University training in Diploma and Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Information Technology and the Certificate in Bridging course in Mathematics. The first graduates of the college to be awarded Bachelors degree by JKUAT in 2012 included first Class Honors degree in Bachelors of Commerce (Finance option).
In 2010, the College also entered into a partnership with Laikipia University.The college started offering Diploma and Bachelors degree courses in Education including the secondary option, primary option and Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) options. The College currently serves as a Campus for Laikipia University.
Today Embu College offers 69 academic programmes at the post-secondary certificate, degree and diploma levels. The total number of students is over 3000. The medium term goal is to triple the student population in the next three years and develop facilities and capacities to seek charter as a private University with a special niche in ICT- driven skills and entrepreneurship Development.
To be a leading provider in quality education and training in east africa
To provide quality education and professional training through comprehensive range of programmes
Our Core Values Are:
To inculcate good discipline to both the student body and staff to be practiced witin and outside the college
Work as a team and ensure professionalism , quality service delivery, innovation, creativity and commitment to duty.
At all times , remember that the power of prayer will strengthen our desire to succeed
Embu College Ltd
P.O BOX 956-60100
(+254) (0) 721152709
(+254) (0) 705761606
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