Master of Management in Agribusiness (MMA)

The Master of Management in Agribusiness degree program is designed to meet the growing need for agribusiness professionals with advanced conceptual, critical thinking and quantitative training.

The degree program provides a unique blend of analytical, behavioral economics and business capabilities.

The program explores management and innovation in the context of the distinctive relationship between land, agribusiness and the global trading environment.

Kenyan and international students will appreciate the constraints and opportunities confronting leaders and managers operating in the agribusiness sectors including the understanding, analysis, and management of bio-economic systems and agribusiness products and services.

  • The program is designed to meet the needs of executives keen on enhancing their management capabilities in agricultural input supply, agricultural production, commodity assembly and agro-processing, agricultural marketing organizations, environmental management, agricultural transport, storage and logistics, agricultural policy and global food systems.

  • It provides a system-wide perspective of managerial problems confronting such leaders and leads them a path of providing sustainable solutions.

  • The program seeks to produce graduates with sound ethical judgment, rigorous analysis, management competencies and ability to define and solve problems facing the agricultural and food sector in Africa.

  • It prepares participants to help the global food and agribusiness sectors reinvent themselves.

- Facilitated by a mix of top and reputable local and international faculty

- Guest lectures and workshops led by industry experts

- Field trips to a variety of reputable local and multinational agribusiness companies

- Practical master’s dissertation

- Global fellowship upon completing the course work

- Focus on the holistic development of the leaders in the agribusiness sector
50 years of experience producing graduates of international standard

- Combining academic rigor with real-life application.

- Extremely practical with farm modules

- Powerful networking.

- A beautiful Kenyan environment and world-class standards and maintenance.

- A serious commitment to the individual and the community.

- Strathmore is ranked among the best in everything it undertakes.

The world’s massive agricultural industry needs leaders who can tackle complex issues.

With the global population growing at unprecedented rates, food production will need to double by 2050 – and geopolitical matters, limited water supplies and concerns about sustainability are becoming increasingly important.

At the end of the program, the students should be able to:

- Lead Kenya and Africa in addressing the tough questions facing food insecurity, new food value chains, and provide a new era of entrepreneurial thinking to the many facets of agribusiness.

- Work with economics and policy in an international perspective with special emphasis on food, agribusiness, and development.

- Gain knowledge about the way economic incentives can regulate the consumption and production of food, and why rich parts of the world have large food stocks while people in the third world are starving.

- Broaden basic knowledge in economics, as well as profound knowledge concerning agricultural, environmental, and consumer issues.

- Gain analytical conceptional skills for quickly acquainting oneself with different topics.

- Become more innovative and independent thinkers.

- Gain professional and social skills for the fulfillment of executive functions.

This programme is highly recommended for: 

- Producers, processors, and distributors of agricultural and food products.

- Investors keen on enhancing their management skills in the agribusiness sector.

- Marketers of fresh and packaged foods, convenience meals, and snacks.

- Major grocery chains, specialty food retailers, and food service providers.

- Manufacturers and distributors of agricultural supplies and farm equipment.

- Financial services firms that directly serve the agribusiness industry.

- Government agencies and educational institutions that further agribusiness for the public good.

- County government executives and directors of agriculture.

- Biotech companies that shape the future of global food, pharmaceutical, and energy sectors.

- Researchers keen on shaping the agribusiness research think tanks

- Management teams of cooperatives and SACCOs

- Anyone interested in investing in the agribusiness sector are also mentioned

1. Holders of First Class or Upper Second-Class Honors degrees from recognized universities, or

2. Holders of other related qualifications from recognized universities, considered by the Academic Council as equivalent to a First Class or Upper Second-Class degree, or

3. Holders of Lower Second Class degrees plus Postgraduate Diplomas or Certificates.

All applicants will also be required to attend and pass an oral interview and a Graduate Entrance Examination (GEE).

A valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score may be used instead of the GEE.

Application forms are available at the SBS office or can be downloaded from

Send the completed form with:

1. Your Curriculum Vitae (CV)

2. Two reference letters (one academic and one personal/employer)

3. Copies of your degree certificates and transcripts

4. 2 passport size photographs


You may also drop your fully completed application form at our offices in Madaraka, Nairobi, Ole Sangale Road.

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