Dr. Wilson Shitandi

Welcome to the Institute of Postgraduate Studies

The Institute of Postgraduate Studies is the academic office responsible for the admission, progression and examination of all postgraduate students in the University. The Institute is headed by a Director who also serves as Secretary to the Board of Postgraduate Studies. The Board plays a leading role in the approval of new postgraduate programmes, in setting regulations and governing the award of degrees.

The Director represents the graduate students on various fora in the University, including the Dean’s Committee, the Research Committee and the Senate. The Director is appointed by the University Management.

The Postgraduate programs include:

  • Postgraduate certificates
  • Postgraduate diplomas
  • Higher-level degrees (Masters and Doctoral)

Ag. Director, Institute of Postgraduate Studies

The university offers the following degrees:

PhD programs

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (PHD)
  • Doctor of Philosophy is IT Security and Audit
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Music

The university offers the following degrees:

Masters Programs

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Education (Curriculum Studies)
  • Master of Education (Guidance and Counseling)
  • Master of Education ( Management and Leadership)
  • Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics(MSC)
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science
  • Master of Science in IT
  • Master of Science in IT Security & Audit
  • Master of Science in Physics
  • Master of Medicine in Family Medicine(MMFM)
  • Master of Music Composition
  • Master of Music Education
  • Master of Musicology

The functions of the Institute of Postgraduate Studies are to:

  • Coordinate Postgraduate academic programs from schools and ensure rules and regulations relating to postgraduate studies are strictly adhered to.
  • Coordinate the admission of postgraduate students, the conduct of postgraduate programs and recommend to Senate awards of postgraduate certificates, diplomas and degrees.
  • Formulate and review of relevant policies and guidelines for the conduct of postgraduate studies in Kabarak University.
  • Encourage the publication and dissemination of research findings and in conjunction with Directorate of Research ensure that patents and other intellectual property rights are secured where appropriate.
  • Coordinate matters pertaining to the welfare of postgraduate students and ensure that a conducive environment exists for the conduct of their studies.


The goal of institute of postgraduate studies is to encourage both students and faculty in disciplinary research, teaching and service activities that adhere to Kabarak University mission, vision and philosophy. The main goal of the institute of postgraduate studies is to contribute to the knowledge base to serve the society in the fear of God.


To build globally competitive learning and Research community in biblical perspective.


Our mission is to provide holistic quality education and research support based on Christian moral values.


  • Professionalism
  • Innovativeness
  • Integrity
  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Inclusiveness
  • Collaboration

Dr. Geoffrey Kamau – School of Business and Economics



Dr. Fancy Too - Dean School of Law

Assistant Chair


Dr. Betty J. Tikoko – Director, Institute of Postgraduate Studies



Dr. James Kay

HOD Education


Dr. Titus Suge

Dean School of Pharmacy


Prof. Wesley Too

School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Dr. Wilson Shitandi

Associate Dean School of Music & Performing Arts


Mr. Antony Somba

Director, Quality Assurance & Standards


Prof. Jackson Kitetu

Senate Representative


Dr. Peter Rugiri

School of Computer Science & Bioinformatics


Dr. Moses Thiga

Director, Research


Mrs. Patricia Chebet

University Librarian