UMMA University (formally Thika College of Sharia and Islamic Studies)
Umma University is an established university in Kenya accredited by the Commission for University Education. The University has two campuses; Thika and Kajiado. Umma University offers courses in Computer Science, Nursing (Direct Entry and Upgrading), Business Management, Information and Communication Technology, Islamic Sharia, Islamic Banking & Finance and Islamic Studies.
Umma University was established to increase access to quality higher education to diverse individuals and communities. Umma University is ‘the University of the People’ with the objective of delivering knowledge in various platforms from traditional classroom learning, Distance and Open Learning, On-Line courses and learning using modern technology.
The university combines Islamic moral and ethical orientation with practical learning about business and technology with the aim of nurturing scholars with varied experiences and leaders with ethical approach to leadership. Umma University provides serene environment for learning and teaching. The University has rigorous selection criteria not only informed by academic qualifications but also personal character and discipline.
Those who choose to join Umma University will find the experience stimulating, enriching and satisfying. While teaching using the most modern approaches delivered by experienced lecturers, Umma also aims at molding the character of the learners to make them more effective and ethical professionals.