Gretsa University

Gretsa University

Type of Institution; Private University

Background Information

Gretsa University (GU) is a Progressive University committed to offering quality and relevant higher education. The University is duly registered and accredited by the Commission of University Education. This University is in Thika town.

Admission Requirements for Gretsa University

The admission requirements of Gretsa University (GU) vary according to the course and the program level of a student.

Degree courses require a minimum of C+ (plus) at KCSE, holder of relevant 2 academic year diplomas join 2nd year of study while those with national higher academic diplomas join the 3rd year of study.

Those undertaking diploma courses should have a C (plain) in KCSE, D+ (plus) in KCSE for a certificate course and D (plain) for foundation in certificate.

Courses Offered at Gretsa University

The University offers Degree, Diploma and Certificate programs in Business; Education; Computer Science; Hospitality and Tourism management; social work; Community Development and Health Sciences all under various specialization options.

School of Business

School of Computing and Informatics

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Software Systems Development
  • Certificate in Information Technology

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education
  • Diploma in Education
  • Diploma in Special Needs Education
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

School of Health Sciences

  • Certificate in Health Records
  • Certificate in Community Health
  • Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Diploma in Community Health
  • Diploma in Health Records & Information Technology
  • Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Certificate in Environmental Health
KASNEB Courses at Gretsa University

Certificate Programmes

  • Certificate in Accounting and Management Skills (CAMS) Level I and II.

Diploma Programmes

  • Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD) Levels I, II and III.
  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT) Levels I, II and III.
  • Diploma in Credit Management (DCM) Levels I, II and III.Professional Examination
  • Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Parts I, II and III.
  • Certified Secretaries (CS) Parts I, II and III.
  • Certified Investment and Financial Analyst (CIFA) Parts I, II and III.
  • Certified Information Communication Technology (CICT) Parts I, II and III.
  • Certified Credit Professionals (CCP) Parts I, II and III.

Kenya Institute of Supplies Management Examinations

  • Associate in Procurement and Supply of Kenya(APS-K) Levels I and II.
  • Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSK-K) Parts I, II, III and IV.

Computer Packages

Computer Application Packages                               Duration

Introduction to Computers                                           2 Weeks

Microsoft Windows                                                          2 Weeks

Operating Systems                                                            2 Weeks

Microsoft Word                                                                  2 Weeks

Microsoft Excel                                                                   2 Weeks

Microsoft Access                                                                2 Weeks

Microsoft Power point                                                     2 Weeks

Microsoft Publisher                                                          2 Weeks

Email and Internet                                                            2 Weeks

KNEC Courses Offered at Gretsa University

(Module I, II and III)

  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management.
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing.
  • Diploma in Cooperative Management.
  • Diploma in Business Management.
  • Diploma in Investment Management.
  • Diploma in Tour Guiding Management.
  • Diploma in Tourism Management.
  • Diploma in Food and Beverage Management.
  • Diploma in Housekeeping Management.
  • Diploma in Baking Technology.
  • Diploma in Catering and Accommodation Management.
  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology.
  • Diploma in Dietetics Management
  • Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Diploma in Child Care Protection.
  • Diploma in Counseling.
  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development.
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE).

Minimum Requirements

KCSE C- (Minus) or Craft Certificate.

Application Process

To apply for Degree, Diploma, or Certificate course in Gretsa University, you can visit the university website or click the link below to access the application form; .

You can apply via KUCCPS student’s portal accessed through by using your KCSE and KCPE index number as username and password respectively.

How to Access KUCCPS Admission Letters for Gretsa University

To download the university admission letter you can access the KUCCPS Admission letters link at .

Admission letters for government sponsored students are forwarded to each student’s respective emails.

Students who have not received their admission letters are advised to collect them from the University.

Fees Structure

For fee structure kindly contact the admissions office.

Bank Account Details

Account name: Gretsa University

Bank: Equity Bank Thika Supreme

Account number: 0180290365510

Contact and Address

Postal Address; P.O Box 3-01000 Thika

Tel; (+254)-0711-949 006

(+254)-0712-959 293


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