In an effort to better prepare students for careers in the education and business industries, Zetech University received accreditation by the Commission for University Education to offer two new Bachelor Degree programmes. The University has introduced the Bachelor of Education Arts (BEd.Arts) and Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) programmes to meet increased demand for skilled professionals in the country.
Following a market analysis done by the academic division and relevant industry players, the University commenced the training of Bachelor of Education programme in a bid to contribute to the training of teachers for different levels of education. The course, which has attracted interest from students across Kenya, will equip graduates to teach their different areas of interest.
Meanwhile, the University also added the Bachelor of Commerce programme to its Degree offerings, in an effort to expand its undergraduate programme portfolio to meet the demand for quality training in the sector.
Commenting on the milestone, Vice Chancellor Prof. Njenga Munene, noted that the launch of the programmes comes in the wake of increased demand for competent professionals who can impact the world, “The University Council and Management Board is proud of this achievement and the role it will play in satisfying the demand for skilled and highly trained personnel in the education and business sectors,” said Prof. Munene, adding, “we are grateful to the Commission for Higher Education (CUE) and the Ministry of Education for supporting us in our endeavour to educate students from Kenya and beyond.”
The achievement signifies the institution’s pledge to equip graduates with the requisite training for rewarding careers as well as contribute to enhancing the development of human resource for the world.
Echoing the VC’s comments, Dr. Alice Njuguna, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Research, Extension and Student Affairs said that the process of preparation and approval was intense but gratifying. She further highlighted that the curriculum for the courses has been developed with significant contribution from academic and research departments,
“The launch of Bed.Arts and BCom is a testament to the growth of the University and we have worked hard to ensure we put together content that is current, experiential and of the highest standards. We have received great feedback from the market and have already have kicked off enrollment for the programmes.” said Dr. Njuguna.