Prof. Mary K. Walingo [BEd (KU), MBA (Maseno University), M.Sc. (UoN), Ph.D. (ANGRAU), MKNAS, EBS]
Welcome to Maasai Mara University, a public University situated 150km in the South West of Nairobi en route to the great Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The vision of the University is to be a World-Class University committed to academic excellence for development. Our Mission is to provide Quality University education through innovative teaching, research, and consultancy services for development. The University has five schools ( School of Science and Information Sciences, School of Arts & Social Sciences, School of Tourism & Natural Resource Management, School of Business and Economics, School of Education) which offer market-driven programmers.
The University is a reservoir of the African culture and indigenous knowledge with the obligation of championing social, political and economic changes in the region. The University focuses on innovative teaching based on research with global collaborations with industries and other institutes. The University has specialized in the following disciplines: Business, computing, ICT, education, psychology, tourism, environmental sciences, and health sciences and research. The University encourages interaction between researchers and the local community. It has already implemented outreach activities that support Sustainable Development. Through research and outreach programmes, the University supports the economic, educational, social and cultural development of the community and the nation at large. The University has greatly contributed to the conservation of natural resources through collaboration with Narok County Government and other stakeholders in Environmental Conversation.