Information Technology

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Dr. Angella Musimenta

Phone: +256 776 820 598

Senior Lecturer, Head of Department Information Technology, MUST

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About the Department of Information Technology

The department of Information Technology was formed in 2010 with focus on both theoretical and practical aspects and advancements in technology. The key areas of research in the department emanate from Information Communication Technology for development (ICT4D) or development Informatics.
The department offers an Undergraduate course in Information technology leading to a Bachelors degree. The course was started in 2006 aiming at training students to become ICT professionals in any field. The course focuses on the breadth of understanding needed to communicate between technical experts and users, thus assisting the latter to use information technology more effectively. It aims at providing graduates with the intellectual tools and practical experience to enable them to act as bridges between computers and computer users.

Careers and Employment Opportunities.

IT is a growing field with excellent career prospects in a variety of environments, including banks, government, research, private sector, agriculture, healthcare, energy and business. Common roles include health database managers, project coordinators, application experts, network administrators, requirement analysts, system specialists, system developers, software Engineers, designers, evaluators, researchers, educators.

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Programs Offered

Master of Science in Health Information Technology (MSc. HIT)

AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association) (www.amia.org) defines Health information technology  as an‘ interdisciplinary field that studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical and healthcare data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem solving, and decision making, driven by efforts to improve healthcare services delivery, management and planning’. Read More


Master of Science in Information Systems (MSc. IS)

The Master of Science in Information Systems (MIS program) offers excitement and challenges for the information age. This program focuses on applying information technology to improve the performance of people in organization. It mainly deals with the management of information systems with focus on a number of areas such as business process management systems, computer security, systems modeling and data management. This program is a two year modular program that runs in weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). Read more.


Bachelors of Information Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) is hosted in the Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Computing and Informatics Sciences, MUST. The program is a three (3) year full time study program, with each year having two semesters. It is a Day program and a student is allowed a maximum of five (5) years to complete this Program. Read more


Baguma Kenneth

Phone: +256782 285102 / +256701 285102

Dr Angella Musiimenta

Senior Lecturer, and HoD IT/S
Phone: +256 776 820 598
Information Technology

Dr. Pius Ariho

Lecturer
Phone: +256774132237
Information Technology

Jane Katusiime

Lecturer
Phone: +256 759184772/ +4915218673894

Ruth Nakato

Lecturer
Information Technology

Gloria Munguci

Teaching Assistant
Phone: +256 782 071664/+256 752 07 16 64

Josephine Ayebare

Assistant Lecturer
Phone: +256 774 33 55 99

Kimera Richard

Teaching Assistant
Phone: 0701437989
Information Technology

Atuheire Izaara Ambrose

Teaching Assistant
Phone: 0702593313
Information Technology

Mrs. Moreen Kabarungi Mukisa

Teaching Assistant
Phone: +256782468065/+256702537474
Information Technology

Safari Yonasi

Assistant Lecturer
Phone: +256 774 352 173 / +256 700 11 3623
Information Technology

Mwavu Rogers

Assistant Lecturer
Phone: 0773426328/ 0700497421
Information Technology