Department of Commerce

Ag. CoD, Commerce Department

Dr. George M. Gathogo

Message from the COD-Commerce

The Department of Commerce is housed in the School of Business and Economics and offers various competitive academic programmers. These programmes range from certificate, Diploma, Bachelors, Masters up to Doctoral level. Our core values include innovation, entrepreneurship, Teamwork, integrity, national cohesion, justice and Professionalism among many more.

The Department of Commerce has very dedicated and competent members of staff who value academic excellence as they diligently perform their duties. Thus our graduates are well prepared and empowered with relevant skills, competencies, attitudes and values that are required in the present job-market. Those who graduate do have a relatively short waiting time before they make a decent living by either getting employed or self-employment.

I take this opportunity to welcome you to Commerce Department in SBE, at the Muranga University of Technology, your University of choice in Muranga County.


The Department was established:

  1. To enhance learners and students preparedness for semester examinations by covering the course content by the 10th week of the Semester.
  2. To improve student commitment to learning by engaging the University Counsellor/Career Coordinator to organize motivational talks at least once a year.
  3. To increase Student Capacity in the Department in reviewing/Developing at least one programme per academic year.
  4. To enhance vigilance during examinations to reduce cases of cheating by changing the number of invigilators from the current two (2) per room to a minimum of two for forty (40) students and below and an extra invigilator for every extra forty (40) students.
  5. To enhance learning by organizing one (1) relevant trip academic field trip for the students per programme cycle


Doctor of Philosophy Programmes

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration

Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies

Postgraduate Programmes

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science in Development Studies

Undergraduate Programmes

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Bachelor of Science in Development Studies with IT

Diploma in Business Management

Certificate in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Certificate in Business  Management

School Contact Info

Office of the Dean SBE

P.O.Box 75-10200
Murang’a, Kenya


Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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