Best Journalism colleges in Kenya (updated list 2024)

Last updated on April 9th, 2024 at 04:28 am

Below is a list of colleges that offer journalism in Kenya.

We have also included their contacts and websites (where applicable) to help you reach out to your preferred college.

Journalism colleges in Kenya (updated list)

These are the Journalism colleges in Kenya accredited by the media council of Kenya.

Consider any of these if you’re looking to pursue a diploma or a Certificate course in journalism/communications.


Zetech College/University

Zetech was one of the first Journalism colleges in Kenya to offer a certificate in journalism in Kenya. They have since launched a diploma journalism course.

Courses: certificate in journalism, diploma in journalism.

Note: the diploma in journalism at Zetech University takes about 2 years.

Location: Along Thika Rd (ruiru)

Telephone: 0714 – 588 869 or 020-4452761/020-3007761


Tangaza University College

Tangaza college is one of constitute colleges of Catholic University and is another college offering excellent mass communication courses.

Courses:  BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Social Communication, Diploma in Media production, Certificate in Media production.

Location: Langata South Road, Nairobi

Telephone: 020-891407/890340



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Nairobi Institute of Business studies College

NIBS college school of journalism offers a variety of courses and requires a mean grade of at least D plain to qualify.

Courses:  Diploma in Journalism & media studies.

Location: Thika Road

Telephone: 2211234/2227433/2211236/0721107701




Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (the best)

This is one of the best journalism schools in Kenya and has the highest number of journalism courses. This institute is government owned.

Courses: Pure Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations, TV Programmes Production, Radio Programmes Production, Film/ Video Program Production , Media Technology, and many more

Location: Mwembere Road, South B, Nairobi

Telephone: 020-551555/502/598/57


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Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI)

ADMI is one of the very few Journalism colleges in Kenya offering courses in digital journalism.

They actually offer a Diploma in Digital Journalism that will take you 2 years to complete.

We recommend this course if you goal is to acquire versatile and holistic skillset for either print, broadcast, or even online reporting.

Courses: Diploma in Digital Journalism

Location: Caxton House, Nairobi CBD

Telephone: 254 706 349696

College Website: click here



Shang Tao Media Arts College

Shang Tao currently offers Certificate courses in Photography, Video Production and several professional short courses in communications.

The college can be a good place for those seeking to hone their photography and video editing skills with an aim of becoming freelance photo journalists or video editors.

Courses: Certificate in Photography, Certificate in Video Production

Location: Hazina Towers near Anniversary Towers, University Way, Nairobi

Telephone: 0722 624 354


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