The Kenya School of Monetary Studies is a premier trainer of
financial sector professionals across Africa.The School has successfully undertaken its mandate and offered
programmes in Banking and IT at Certificate and Diploma levels for over
It offers master’s degree programmes in banking and finance, financial
economics (MFE), finance (MF), economic policy analysis (MEPA), and public policy
analysis (MPPA) in collaboration with the Jomo Kenyatta University of
Agriculture and Technology.
It also offers postgraduate diplomas in business sciences and financial
management and short-term courses for durations that range from 2 to 10 days.
It also offers an MA in banking and finance (MBF) with a special focus on
The programme seeks to equip participating individuals with relevant cutting
edge knowledge and skills that adequately address both the theoretical and
practical needs of the sector.
One of the key features of the programme is to expand access to higher degree
programmes in banking, finance, and micro-finance, specifically targeting
persons from disadvantaged backgrounds.
It also offers associateship and a certificate programmes in banking and
financial services, both examined by the Kenya Institute of Bankers.
Registered in 1997, the college’s principal shareholder is the Central Bank of Kenya.
The primary objective of the school is capacity building for economists,
bankers, and financial experts in order to meet the manpower requirements for
the sound economic management and stability of the financial sector in Kenya and the
It seeks to be a regional centre of excellence for training of high calibre economists
and financial experts required to formulate and implement policies geared
towards a sustainable economic growth and a stable financial sector.