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Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT)

Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT)

The Bachelor of Business Information Technology degree prepares candidates to become specialists in the Information Technology needs of modern businesses. It is designed to meet the increasing demand in the market place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to harness and implement IT strategies taking advantage of emerging technologies.

The course is structured to focus on issues surrounding the strategic use, development, implementation and management of computer systems. It includes creating critical awareness of the need to align Information Systems and Information Technology with an organisation’s long-term strategy. Courses in humanities and ethics are included to address the need for a wider consideration of issues in business decision-making. Candidates are prepared to work as project managers, System Designers, Information Systems Developers, etc


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Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English
Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass and a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE
Be a holder of a diploma in a relevant discipline from an institution recognised by the University Senate.
Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.
Candidates who hold a diploma from JKUAT will, at the discretion of the University Senate, be exempted from Year I. Candidates with a Diploma from other institutions recognized by the University Senate may be exempted from year one.


Distance learning mode: online application for admission is a subject to verification of certified original testimonials during registration and orientation period done in each semester.


Distance learning: Online tuition, two (2) online CATs, one (1) sit-in CAT towards the end of semester, and one end of semester examinations.
Continuing Education: two (2) CATs, sit-in end of semester examinations.




Distance Learning fee for a minimum of 3 Modules per semester: Kshs 19,750/-
Continuing Education fee for the First semester: 74,666/-

For more enquiries and further clarification of the course, kindly contact the Administrators in charge of the course, School of Open Distance and eLearning

Contact persons:
AdminMs. Mary Mucheru: mary.mucheru@jkuat.ac.ke
In charge of Administration of Distance Learning results:

Ms. Ray Ibukah: ray@jkuat.ac.ke
Administrator of Online Students & Distance Learning Programmes:

AdminMs. Gillian Muthoni Ndung’u: m.ndungu@jkuat.ac.ke m.dung’u@jkuat.ac.ke
In charge of Continuing Education Mode: Zetech college – Nairobi CBD, RCMRD Roysambu- Nairobi an affiliated jkuat centre

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