Mathematics and Computer Studies Department

The department of Computer Studies and Mathematics has been mandated to effectively conceive, develop, implement, utilize and manage appropriate information communication technology solution systems in order to provide integrated quality services to Kisumu Polytechnic in line with vision, mission, core values and objectives besides offering teaching and learning services.


  • To offer suitable approved and diversified curriculum in accordance to guidelines issued from the Polytechnic Academic Board.
  • Train end-user on computer literacy and offer end-user computing support.
  • To offer technical advice and consultancy on acquisition of ICT resources.
  • Planning, implementation and development of ICT infrastructure.

Currently the department offers the following teaching programs to the trainees.
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Studies
  • Diploma Information Communication Technology
  • Certificate in Information Technology
  • Computer Applications to Engineering Diploma Students
  • Mathematics to other Departments
  • Management Information Systems to Business Diploma Students
  • IVQ CITY & GUILDS Diploma in Information Technology
  • Computer Application Packages.

Career Opportunities

Every year graduates of our diploma and certificate programmes find employment in various government departments, parastatals, disciplines forces like the armed forces and police, NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, private sector. Many others opt for self employment in most parts of the country as
  • Programmers
  • System Analysts
  • System Administrators
  • Computer Technicians
  • Tutors and Teachers
  • Network Administrators
  • Web Designers etc

Our Courses

Part time courses
COURSE Craft Certificate in Information and Communication Technology
MODULE I Sep Admission Jan Admission CODE UNIT
TERM I Sep – Nov Jan – March 101 Introduction to ICT and Ethics
TERM II Jan – March May – July 102 Computer Applications
TERM III May – July Sep – Nov 103 Basic Electronics
104 Mathematics
105 Communication Skills
106 Operating Systems
107 Business Plan
MODULE II Sep Admission Jan Admission CODE UNIT
TERM I Industrial Attachment Industrial Attachment 121 Computer Applications II
TERM II January  – March May – July 122 PC Maintenance & Repair
TERM III May – July Sep – Nov 123 Structured Programming
127 Trade Project
Full time courses
MODULE I Sep Admission Jan Admission CODE UNIT
TERM I Sep – Nov Jan – Mar 101 Mathematics
TERM II Jan – April May- August 102 Applied Science
TERM III May- July Sep – Dec 103 Social Studies
104 Communication Skills
105 Computer Applications
106 Enterpreneurship Education
107 Electronics
108 Computer Programming
109 Information Systems
MODULE II Sep Admission Jan Admission CODE UNIT
201 Mathematics
TERM I January  – March May – July 202 Computer Applications II
TERM II May – July September –  November 203 Entrepreneurship Education
TERM III Industrial Attachment Industrial Attachment 204 Computer Programming
205 Information Systems
206 Digital Electronics
207 Systems Analysis and Design
MODULE I Sep Admission Jan Admission CODE UNIT
TERM I January  – March May – July 301 Systems Analysis and Design
TERM II May – July Sep – Nov 302 Data Communications
TERM III Sep – Nov 303 Micro Processor Systems
304 Quantitative Techniques
305 Computer Applications
306 Industrial Organization and Management
307 Project

Our Staff

  Name Qualifications Specialization Responsibilities
1 Gilbert Dwasi Bachelors – B. Sc (Computer Science), UoN

Masters – M. Sc (ICT), MMU

Doctorate – PhD (IT Security), Kisii University, ongoing.


Systems Development and Programming HoD Maths and Computers

Lecturing, exam setting and marking

2 Rajoro Maurice Oliech Bachelors – B. Sc & Ed (Mathematics and Computer Science), Bugema University, Uganda. Teaching Math and Computer studies at Ng’iya Girls, Siaya County


Deputy HoD


3 Christopher Odhiambo Othina


Bachelors – B. Ed (Science), Egerton University


Lecturer for 15 years Lecturer
4 Obiero Fellystas Bachelors – B. Sc (Computer Engineering), KU

PGD – Diploma (Education), UoN

Masters – M. Sc (Security and Audit)


5 Fred Juma Bachelors – B.IT, Nkumba University, Uganda.

Masters – M. Sc (IT security and Auditing), JOOUST

Worked with ENHAS at Entebbe Airport (Goods handling department)

Lecturer for 6 years


6 Kipkoech Patrick Bachelors – B. Ed (Technology), UoN Taught mathematics and computer studies at Meteitei Boys

ICT tutor at African Institute, Kisumu Campus


Lecturer in ICT
7 Nehemiah Owuor Bachelors – B. Sc (IT) JKUAT

Masters – M. Sc (OSH), JKUAT, ongoing.


IT hardware and software support

Electrical and electrical systems installment and support

IT project development and implementation


ICT Lecturer
8 Gilbert Owuor Ogala Vocational – Diploma (Monitoring and Evaluation), KIM


Diploma (Biostatistics and Research methodology), Global Institute of Biomedical Sciences, India.


Bachelors – B. Ed (Math, Economics), Moi University

Masters – M. Sc (Applied Mathematics), Maseno University



Research Data Analyst and Consultant

M&E Consultant

Principal Lecturer in Applied Mathematics