To provide quality education for pastors, teachers, evangelists, administrators and other related professional careers for service in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the society at large. The department strives to instill a life-long personal quest for research and study in Biblical, theological and religious fields for individual growth and continual excellence in service to God and mankind.
The department educates and trains pastors to serve in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and develops scholars in religious studies regardless of denominational affiliation. The department also prepares students for careers in public service, NGOs, Law, Counseling Teaching
Students wishing to pursue theology or religion as a major area must have a minimum grade of C+ in Christian religious education in the KCSE or its equivalent. In addition, the candidate must satisfy the minimum entrance requirements for the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton.
The department seeks to be a center of excellence, equipping men and women for faithful and effective service to God, church and society through application of the principles of sound Bible-based Christian education.