Admissions

Applications are welcome for the following programmes: 

Theological Seminary

  • Doctor of Ministry

Admission is still open. The concentrations are:

  1. Evangelism and Church Growth (Urban Ministry emphasis)
  2. Youth and Young Adult Ministry
  3. Discipleship and Biblical Spirituality

Please note that although a concentration is located in each division, none is restricted to any area. All applications should be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).


  • Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies (MABTS) 

The programme Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies is scheduled to begin its first session on 23 January through 29 April 2019 at the Main Campus Nairobi, Kenya. Also, the same programme will be offered at Babcock University Nigeria from 6 May through 9 August 2019All applications should be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )For the detailed information concerning the programme kindly click here


  •  Master of Arts in Missiology 

The programme Master of Arts in Missiology is scheduled to begin its first session on 23 January through 29 March 2019 at Solusi University, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and the Main Campus Nairobi, Kenya.

Also, the same programme will be offered at Valley View University Ghana from 29 May through 12 August 2019.All applications should be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )For the detailed information concerning the programme kindly click here


  • Master of Divinity

The programme is scheduled to commence on March 4, 2019.All applications should be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).


  • Master of Chaplaincy

The next programme intake for Master of Chaplaincy is scheduled for 2020.  All applications should be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).


  •  Doctor of Philosophy in Religion (PhD)

The programme Doctor of Philosophy in Religion began its first session from 8 August through 12 October 2018.


  School of Postgraduate Studies 

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) 

Classes are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 12, 2018, through Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the Adventist University of Africa Main Campus, Nairobi, Kenya. Applications for the MBA Sunday Classes at the Main Campus, Ongata Rongai, Kenya are open for the 2018/2019 Academic Year. For more information on this programme, please contact the MBA Programme Director (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; Tel: 0736 656 843).Non-Business bachelor degree holders can be admitted into the MBA programme but will be required to take some foundation/prerequisite courses. For details and information on eligibility criteria, please, contact the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).Applications are welcome.


  • Master of Science in Applied Computer Science

The programme’s session was scheduled to run from February 4 to March 30, 2019.  Applications for the coming year should be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).


  •  Master of Arts in Leadership

The programme is scheduled to run from March 18 to May 24, 2019. All applications should be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).


  •  PhD in Leadership 

A new cohort is scheduled to start in September 2019.   All applications should be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

AUA is using the cohort system. That is, the group that is accepted for the first cycle is expected to continue together, through until the end of the programme.Students financially sponsored by their employers have priority of admission; however, all students must submit a recommendation from their employing organizationNew programmes may be added before the end of the cycle, thus, communication with the Admissions office is indispensable before sending an application.

AUA is open to all qualified applicants irrespective of colour, race, ethnic identity, religion, gender or national origin. Potential students may apply to any of the current programmes at any time and be admitted subject to fulfilling in the AUA Application form and meeting all admission requirements.

Each programme has its unique requirements for admission. However, the following are general requirements for entry into any of the university's academic programmes:
Applicants to the master’s programmes must have a first degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 3.0-grade point average (on a 4.0 point scale) or its equivalent. For practical programmes, applicants must have a minimum of 2.5-grade point average (on a 4.0 point scale) or its equivalent.In addition to this minimum grade point average required from practical degree programmes applicants, 4 years of relevant professional experience is recommended and preferred for admission. However, direct entrants may be admitted without 4 years of field or professional experience if they have a minimum of 3.0-grade point average or equivalent and fulfil other admission requirements.Applicants to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Doctor of Ministry (DMin)  programmes must have a Bachelor degree and Master degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 3.33 grade-point average (on a 4.0 point scale) or its equivalent. Applicants to the DMin programme with a Cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 3.00 to 3.32 may be accepted on probational admission. 
Applicants are also expected to submit recommendation letters from the previous university and employing organisations where applicable.Non-English speaking students will be required to demonstrate their ability to study in English by meeting EITHER of the following:(a) A passing score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)(b) A passing score on the British Council English language test (International English Language Test)(c) An English proficiency certification from a recognized university


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