Machakos Institute of Technology Courses and Fees

Machakos Institute of Technology Courses and Fee Structure

The Machakos Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private tertiary college in Machakos County founded in 2008 and offers artisan, certificate, diploma, and advanced diploma courses in various disciplines. MIT lays emphasis mostly on social work, community development, and scientific and technological research.

Diploma courses at the Machakos Institute of Technology require a minimum of C- Minus in KCSE while Certificate courses require at least a D plain. Artisan courses require a D- minus grade in KCSE.

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For KASNEB Courses requirements, check full details in this article: KASNEB Courses and Exams Registration Requirements.

The main external examination bodies at MIT Machakos are KNEC, NITA and KASNEB.

Machakos Institute of Technology Fees for Various Courses

Programmes are offered on a full-time basis with some also available on the Distance Learning Programme (DLP) mode.

Here is the fee structure for courses in the respective schools at MIT, Machakos:

1. School of Social Work and Community Development Courses

Certificate in Social Development 69,530 72,030
Certificate in Criminology 63,030 65,030
Certificate in Public Administration 50,280 52,280
Diploma in Social Work & Welfare 115,030 119,030
Diploma in Community Development 115,030 119,030
Diploma in criminology 80,280 84,028

2. School of Business Education Courses

Certificate in Project Planning and Management  74,180
Certificate in business management  78,180
Certificate in Human Resource Management  59,180
Certificate in Secretarial studies  72,180
Certificate in sales and marketing  63,180
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3. School of Applied and Health Sciences Courses

Certificate in community health & Nutrition 63,080 65,080
Certificate in Laboratory science 95,280
Certificate in nutrition & dietetics management 134,430
Certificate in HIV/AIDS Management 59,880 62,380
Diploma in community health & development 110,680 114,680
Diploma in nutrition and dietetics management 129,680
Diploma in HIV/AIDS management 103,080 107,080

4. School of Computing and Information Technology Courses

Computer packages 4,500
ICDL 15,000
Web design and Graphics Design 5,000
Certificate in information communication Technology 66,180
Diploma in information communication Technology 113,080

5. School of Hospitality Management Courses

Artisan certificate in food and beverage production & service 64,380
Certificate in Tour guiding and travel operations 74,180 76,680
Certificate in food and beverage production & Service 100,630
Certificate in catering and accommodations 100,630
Diploma in Tourism management 135,980 139,980
Diploma in food and beverage production & service 142,080
Diploma in catering and accommodations 145,580

6. School of Information Science Courses

Certificate in Library information science  78,180  80,680
Certificate in record management  78,180  80,680
Diploma in Library information studies  87,780  91,780

7. School of Accounting and Finance Courses

KASNEB courses offered at the institute are:

  • Certificate in Accountancy and Management Skills (CAMS) – Level 1:  KSH 12300
  • Accounting Technician Diploma (ATD) – Level 1: KSH 12880
  • Certified Public Accounts (CPA) – Section 1: KSH 13580
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8. School of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Courses

Certificate in Hairdressing 24,000
Certificate in Beauty therapy 24,000
Diploma in Hairdressing 34,000
Diploma in Beauty therapy 34,000

9. School of Engineering Courses

Artisan Certificate in Electrical Installation 57,880
Certificate in Electrical and electronics engineering 102,030
Diploma in Electrical and electronics engineering 168,480
Artisan Certificate in Plumbing 51,660

10. School of Fashion and Design Courses

Artisan Certificate in Garment making 64,380
Certificate in Fashion & Design Garment making 94,630
Diploma in fashion design & clothing Technology 115,030

MIT Short Courses

  • Business Start-up skills
  • Effective leadership and development
  • Counseling skills and development
  • Technical report writing skills
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention, care, counseling and support
  • Disaster preparedness and management skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Drug and substance abuse
  • Peace and conflict management and reconciliation
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How to Apply for Courses at Machakos Institute of Technology

You can apply online by filling the COURSE APPLICATION FORM and attaching the relevant documents required.

You can also download the MIT Application Form from their website.

Application check-list:

  1. Non-refundable Application fee (Ksh 1,500 -no cash payments or Ksh 500 for short courses)
  2. Duly filled and signed application form
  3. Copies of all transcripts, KCSE,( Diplomas & Certificates if any)
  4. Two (2) recent passport-size photographs (write your name on the reverse side)
  5. Copy of national I.D/Passport
  6. Copy of birth certificate
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Duly fill in the form and attach the above documents and email to:

Admissions Office

Machakos Institute of Technology,

P.O. Box 2069 90100 Machakos, Kenya


MIT Machakos Contacts

  • Main Campus is located at the Machakos – Mombasa Junction.
  • Physical Address: Kinyali Building, 2nd Floor, Mbolu Malu Road
  • Tel: +254 722 973271
  • Email:

Machakos Institute of Technology Student Portal: MIT Student Portal.