Message from the Department Head

Welcome to the Social Work Department. Social workers are experts who help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resources and those of the community to resolve problems. We prepare you to work in various settings including children’s agencies, general and psychiatric hospitals, school boards, correctional institutions, welfare administration agencies, government and County departments. You can also venture into private practice.
Let us walk you to a successful career

Modern Agufa

  • Mode of Study: Full Time
  • Examination & Licensing: Learning modules are examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC). We are a registered examination center for Kenya National Examination Council.
  • Enrollment Intakes: January, May, September
Certificate in Social Work & Community Development

This programme provides transformative education about the theory and practice of social work and community development in a global context.  Trainees develop a critical understanding of global social issues such as social exclusion, poverty, environmental degradation, and disasters. Since its inception the college has graduated social workers who have made a positive impact in the lives of the individuals, families and communities around the world. Graduates secure employment opportunities in International and Local non-governmental organizations,  government institutions, hospitals, privately owned organizations dealing with social and community development.

Holders of a certificate in social work and community development can advance their studies to a diploma level   in the same field.

KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) and above

Program Name Duration Fees
Certificate in Social Work & Community Development 1 Year  Download Fee Structure
Optional Fees
Accommodation per trimester (without meals; meals are available at our cafeteria on a pay-as-you-eat basis) 16,000
Indexing, licensing and external examination fees shall be paid separately as stipulated by the relevant national regulatory bodies.