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Bachelor of Secretarial & Administrative Studies


The Bachelor of Secretarial & Administrative Studies program is designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel in administrative roles across various industries. This program combines theoretical knowledge with practical training to develop competent professionals who can effectively manage office operations, coordinate administrative tasks, and support organizational efficiency.

Admission Requirements

UCE and UACE Certificates with 2 Principle passes, or Diploma from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning in a relevant discipline.

Prospective applicants whose final high school grades are in percentages and average points system e.g. Sudan, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia and others must have their grades first equated or standardized by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) before admission to YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Kenyan applicants for degree programmes should hold either;

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders must have a minimum Grade of C+ and above, OR

The Kenyan Advanced Certificate of Education “GCE or A-levels” applicants must have at least 2 principal passes or its equivalent.

Program Highlights

Practical Skill Development: The program places a strong emphasis on practical skill development to ensure students are well-equipped to handle real-world administrative tasks. Students receive hands-on training in office procedures, document preparation, data management, scheduling, event coordination, and customer service.

Specialized Knowledge: Alongside general administrative skills, students gain specialized knowledge in areas such as business communication, office technology, record management, and organizational behavior. This enables them to perform effectively in various administrative roles within different industries.

Technological Proficiency: The program incorporates training on the latest office technologies and computer applications commonly used in administrative settings. Students develop proficiency in software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation tools.

Internship Opportunities: The program may provide internship opportunities in partnership with local organizations, enabling students to gain practical experience in a professional work environment. Internships offer valuable networking opportunities and help students bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world applications.

Professional Development: The program fosters the development of professional skills necessary for success in administrative roles. Students learn effective communication, problem-solving, time management, and teamwork skills. They also develop a strong work ethic, professionalism, and a customer-oriented mindset.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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