Vice Chancellor’s Message

It is my honour more than a pleasure to welcome you all to the Moshi Co-operative University (MoCU). Allow me to invite you all whether you’re a secondary school student, parent, teacher, prospective students, colleague or anyone thinking of returning to education, I hope this site will give you a flavour of the breadth of opportunities that await you at this University. MoCU has come a long way in a short amount of time and currently has over 4,800 students from less than 300 students in 2004. The University has a strong professional orientation with a focus on academic excellence and graduate employability. By way of illustration, we are recognised as the Centre for Excellence in Co-operative Studies and Business Management by the East Africa Community (EAC). The University aims to provide strong professional orientation with educational depth in co-operative studies. Areas of expertise among others include; co-operative education and development, business, economics, law, information sciences, gender and community development. It demands that, students acquire distinguished expertise in their chosen disciplines of co-operative development and management, accounting and auditing, procurement, finance, banking and microfinance, law, information sciences, and community development.

The University graduates of today are increasingly required to live and work across boundaries, borders and cultures. To this an end, MoCU offers its students opportunities to study in a competitive environment of which students derive the best in it and be able to compete with other graduates. The University encourages international mix of students by drawing its students from various foreign countries in Africa and beyond. MoCU offers not only unique environment with excellent degree and non-degree programmes but also provides a wonderful array of clubs, societies and sporting facilities. We encourage students to “co-operatively learn from today, manage and govern tomorrow”. Many graduates have taken up the management positions in and across Tanzania; they are in Banks, microfinance institutions, business, politics, Local Government and agriculture. Accordingly, MoCU graduates are consistently ranked high by employers and enjoy excellent job prospects. The University will prepare you to discover your true potential for whatever the future holds. You will acquire quality education and skills needed to meet challenges and seize the opportunities of today’s complex society.