Department of Computing
The Computing department at USIU-Africa offers a range of academic qualifications and courses to undergraduate and graduate students. The courses are designed to prepare students for both technical and managerial careers. The department also offers internationally and industry recognized, professional Certification Programs based on IBM, CISCO, EC-Council, LPI and Microsoft technologies.Our programs boast of a small faculty to student ratio and thus students receive personal attention from the faculty and the academic staff. Our programs prepare students to enter the job market having completed extensive practical project work using a variety of system development tools to develop commercial applications. The department has a very innovative faculty and technical staff who well updated in their fields. Our faculty is actively involved in interdisciplinary research and collaborations. Currently, the department has research projects funded by the National Research Foundation, USAID, and Internal University Funding. The Computing department also provides its students a competitive edge through its apprenticeship program, the AppFactory and Student Clubs. At the AppFactory the students work with senior software technicians to allow them develop essential workplace skills and the ability to design and implement modern software solutions. Students are encouraged to join the two professional student clubs in the department: The IT Club and Student Google Developer Student Club.